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  1. Video for BMX star Jessie Smith on Olympic ambitions
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    BMX star Jessie Smith on Olympic ambitions

    Jessie Smith joins Stacey in the studio.

  2. Video for Māori volleyball player training to become Olympic gold medalist
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    Māori volleyball player training to become Olympic gold medalist

    Māori volleyball athlete Te Tori Dixon is on her way to becoming an Olympic gold medallist.

  3. Video for Transgender women rugby players have a right to play with other women, says Louisa Wall
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    Transgender women rugby players have a right to play with other women, says Louisa Wall

    Concerns have arisen about world rugby potentially banning transgender athletes from playing.

  4. Video for Māori mā we have a bobsled team!
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    Māori mā we have a bobsled team!

    Māori and Pasifika are the perfect athletes for the winter sport, a Ngāti Porou bobsledder says.

  5. Video for 1000 NZ athletes affected by decision to postpone Olympic Games
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    1000 NZ athletes affected by decision to postpone Olympic Games

    Up to 1000 New Zealand athletes training to qualify for the 2020 Olympics have been affected by the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games.

  6. Video for Tokyo Olympic Games postponed until 2021
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    Tokyo Olympic Games postponed until 2021

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 have agreed to delay the Olympic Games until no later than the summer of 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  7. Video for Māori teacher in Japan out of work due to coronavirus school closures
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    Māori teacher in Japan out of work due to coronavirus school closures

    Pokere Paewai is one of many teachers in Japan out of mahi after schools have closed across the country in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  8. Video for Aotearoa skateboarding community celebrates 44 years
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    Aotearoa skateboarding community celebrates 44 years

    Hundreds gathered at Victoria Park in Auckland to celebrate the sport which first came to New Zealand 44 years ago and will feature at the Olympics for the first time later this year. The sport is a billion-dollar industry in which Māori are being encouraged to explore opportunities.

  9. Video for Ngāti Porou boxer set for Olympic qualifiers
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    Ngāti Porou boxer set for Olympic qualifiers

    Tasmyn Benny (Ngāti Porou) has her eyes on the prize as she prepares for the Olympic qualifiers next month. It will be the first time since London 2012 that an NZ boxing team will be represented at the Games.  With additional funding support, the Turua-raised fighter hopes to make top 6 at the qualifiers, which will be held in Jordan in the Middle East. 

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    Kickboxing world champ has eyes set on Tokyo Olympics

    For Byron Chivers (Ngāti Porou) MMA and kickboxing have been his forté, winning the amateur world title in both disciplines. However, the 22-year-old is currently preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying tournament in wrestling.

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