Sporting Chances [world Service]

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01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120103

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Sudan

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In Sporting Chances, Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride.

(Image: Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng (9), of Sudan. Credit: Associated Press)

01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120104

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Sudan

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In Sporting Chances, Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride.

(Image: Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng (9), of Sudan. Credit: Associated Press)

01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120107

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Sudan

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In Sporting Chances, Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride.

(Image: Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng (9), of Sudan. Credit: Associated Press)

01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120505

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su...

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today. Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly-independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride. South Sudan is a country beset by unstable politics and intractable poverty, but basketball is something around which people who are divided by many things can at least unite.

01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120506

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su...

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today. Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly-independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride. South Sudan is a country beset by unstable politics and intractable poverty, but basketball is something around which people who are divided by many things can at least unite.

01Episode 1 - The Documentary20120507

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su...

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today. Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

Farayi Mungazi explores the power of basketball to create a national identity in newly-independent South Sudan, as well as give its people a sense of dignity and pride. South Sudan is a country beset by unstable politics and intractable poverty, but basketball is something around which people who are divided by many things can at least unite.

01Your World2012050520120506

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Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su.

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Sudan and Australia.

01Your World2012050520120507

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Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su.

02Episode 2 - The Documentary20120110

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in Australia.

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In his second Sporting Chances programme Farayi Mungazi focuses on the common image of Australia as a sporting nation.

He looks at the role of sport in shaping the country's national identity and asks whether sporting success will always be part of Australia's soft power.

(Image: Athlete Cathy Freeman. Credit: Getty Images)

02Episode 2 - The Documentary20120111

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in Australia.

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In his second Sporting Chances programme Farayi Mungazi focuses on the common image of Australia as a sporting nation.

He looks at the role of sport in shaping the country's national identity and asks whether sporting success will always be part of Australia's soft power.

(Image: Athlete Cathy Freeman. Credit: Getty Images)

02Episode 2 - The Documentary20120114

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in Australia.

Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

The close links between sport and national identity are all too evident in many countries today.

Democrats and demagogues alike have at times used sport to plunder and unite their people.

In his second Sporting Chances programme Farayi Mungazi focuses on the common image of Australia as a sporting nation.

He looks at the role of sport in shaping the country's national identity and asks whether sporting success will always be part of Australia's soft power.

(Image: Athlete Cathy Freeman. Credit: Getty Images)

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Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su.

Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Sudan and Australia.

02 LASTYour World2012051220120514

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Farayi Mungazi looks at the close links between sport and national identity in South Su.