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: The Magic of the FA Cup

    Sun, 25 Jan 15

    33 mins

    25 days remaining

    On Sportsworld this week, Lee James is joined by former Manchester City forward Uwe Rossler and former Middlesbrough striker Craig Hignett, for one of the most memorable days in FA Cup history as both Chelsea and City crash out of the competition. On Sunday, Caroline Barker is joined by former Senegalese striker Salif Diao to look at AFCON 2015 so far and preview the quarter finals. Plus back in business? Has Fernando Torres finally re-found his form on his return to Atletico Madrid?

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  • Sportsworld: A Chat with Champions

    Sun, 18 Jan 15

    35 mins

    18 days remaining

    Let the games begin: this week on Sportsworld we launched our coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations with a heavyweight line-up of AFCON royalty. Former South African champion Shaun Bartlett and Ghanaian bronze medallist John Paintsil joined Lee James on Saturday, whilst another South African winner Phil Masinga joined Caroline Barker, as the tournament burst into life in Equatorial Guinea. Plus, after eight years of waiting, America has a heavyweight boxing world champion once again. Lennox Lewis discusses the current state of boxing top division and we preview the first tennis Grand Slam of the year - the Australian Open.

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  • Sportsworld: The Coach's Handbook

    Sun, 11 Jan 15

    37 mins

    11 days remaining

    On Sportsworld this week, Lee James was joined by former Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock and two-time Australian Open champion Johan Kriek to talk about all things coaching. It's a week on from the announcement that Steven Gerrard will leave Liverpool at the end of the season for America; we hear from a man who will be facing him next year - Columbus Crew striker and Sierra Leone captain Kei Kamara. While it's Canada Calling: Caroline Barker looks ahead to this year's Women's Football World Cup.

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  • Sportsworld: What's to Come in 2015

    Sun, 4 Jan 15

    50 mins

    4 days remaining

    On the first Sportsworld weekend of the year Caroline Barker and Lee James look ahead to some of the biggest sporting events sure to dominate the headlines in 2015. Football takes centre stage in January as we stop first in Equatorial Guinea for the Africa Cup of Nations. Which of Africa's finest will be the star of the show? This summer it's the women's turn to dominate football as Japan look to defend the title they won in Germany four years ago. Will the 2015 athletics World Championships in Beijing be able to live up to the highs of two years ago in Moscow? And it's dubbed the third biggest sporting show on earth: can New Zealand retain their title in England at the rugby World Cup?

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