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Sports Hour

Sports Hour

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"Sports in our country is not an instrument of politics, but sports in our country itself is a consequence of the Revolution" The words of the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, who has died. So what will Fidel Castro's legacy on Cuban Sport be? We hear from Manuel Barcia, Professor of Latin American History at Leeds University and has written on sport in Cuba. Breaking the Silence: We look at the implications from a week of revelations about child abuse in English football. This issue of course is not restricted to just English football. We hear from survivors of abuse from different parts of the world and question if authorities and governing bodies do enough to protect young people when they are in the care of coaches. In a League of Her Own: Australian Ruan Simms comes from a Rugby league family... Brothers Ashton, Korbin and Tariq are all professional rugby league players, and now she is too! She’s just become the first female rugby league player to receive a paid contract by signing with the Cronulla Sharks. Photo: Cuban leader Fidel Castro playing baseball. (Credit Keystone/Getty Images)


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