Big names, big interviews and topical debate from BBC Global Sport. Lee James and Caroline Barker present a weekly highlights compilation of the award winning Sportsworld show on the BBC World Service.

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  • Sportsworld and the Basketball World Cup

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

    40 mins

    25 days remaining

    On Sportsworld this week. Lee James was joined by the former Birmingham and Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba to discuss the importance of some of the English Premier League new boys. Lee also spoke to basketball legend and seven time NBA Championship winner Robert Horry about the Basketball World Cup Final. Whilst Caroline Barker was across all the action at the Davis Cup and the final stages of La Vuelta a Espana.

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  • Sportsworld Special: Is Rio ready?

    Sat, 6 Sep 14

    53 mins

    16 days remaining

    In a Sportsworld Special eight weeks after Brazil hosted the biggest sporting event in its history, attention now turns to the 2016 Olympics as Lee James asks is Rio ready? Including interviews from volleyball gold medallist Jackie Silva and one of Brazil's greatest swimmers and now Sport Advisory Committee President for the games, Ricardo Prado.

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  • Sportsworld's visit to Burnley FC

    Mon, 1 Sep 14

    35 mins

    11 days remaining

    This week Lee James spent Saturday at Turf Moor, the home of newly promoted Burnley, to see Manchester United's goal-less draw. The Sportsworld team reacting to United's slow start to the season was the former England captain Jimmy Armfield, the BBC's Chief Football Correspondent John Murray and the former Premier League midfielder Julio Arca.

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  • Sportsworld and the start of La Liga and Bundesliga

    Mon, 25 Aug 14

    38 mins

    4 days remaining

    Join John Bennett as he previews the start of the Germany's Bundesliga and Spain's La Liga campaigns. John also speaks to former chief scout at Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen Tor Kristian Karlsen and former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson about the latest transfers in the English Premier League. Also Caroline Barker joins up with Ed Harry to discuss the weekend's Diamond League meeting.

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