394 - Rugby World Cup 2019

November 05, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on the final of 2019 Rugby World Cup final where history was made as South Africa triumphed for the third time. They defeated England 35-12 in a one-sided game at the final held at the International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. The victory also created a new piece of sporting history when South African captain Siya Kolisi lifted the Webb Ellis Cup. What history was created? Why is it significant?
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November 05, 2019
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385 - A Champagne Super Over

July 19, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on one of the most remarkable endings in any sporting contest. After seven weeks and 48 matches the final of the cricket world cup – which is behind only the football world cup and the Olympic Games for global TV viewing figures – came down to a sudden death play-off. Never before in the history of the tournament had two teams finished with a tied score. Even after extra play the scores were still tied! Unique in cricket history. What happened next? Was there a winner?
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July 19, 2019
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382 - 5,549 Times arond the Block!

June 28, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on what is either an extraordinary example of human stamina or something that is mind-bogglingly crazy. Depending on your viewpoint that it is! This week’s podcast details that start of the longest continuous road- race in the world – the 3,100-mile race held in Queens, New York City every year. Why do runners take part? How many participants are there? What is the purpose of such an incredibly long race?
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June 28, 2019
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361 - 24 hrs, 160km, 7,000m & 3,000 Obstacles!

December 14, 2018


This week's ENW podcast reports on an epic race held in Iceland than pushes athletes to the very limit of physical endurance. In one race, a competitor will have to complete 160 km through forests, rivers and muddy fields. This route also includes 7,000 metres of climbing and 3,000 obstacles to clamber over in Iceland in December! One more thing – there are no breaks! So why do ultra-athletes and even amateur runners take part?
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December 14, 2018
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341 - Hope, Triumph, Desire & PKs!

June 15, 2018


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The 21st edition of the tournament will see 32 countries from around the globe competing to be crowned World Champions. Spread across 11 cities in the biggest country in the world the tournament will be the first European held World Cup since Germany in 2006. How will the World Cup play out? Which countries will be successful? What, if any, problems could emerge?
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June 15, 2018
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