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The most honest podcast about sport

    Boxing vs MMA, best fighters and Olympic Gold plight - chat with Roy Jones Jr

    Boxing vs MMA, best fighters and Olympic Gold plight - chat with Roy Jones Jr

    Roy Jones Jr was a unique boxer - having won belts in FOUR weight divisions. Now he is a very unique man too, having received Russian citizenship and working in Russia to promote boxing!
    We caught up with the legendary boxer during his boxing night in Yekaterinburg -  to chat about his move to Russia, his idols, freak fights in boxing, MMA and his NEW HIP HOP ALBUM!

    • 38 min
    EURO2020 and future of football - UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin

    EURO2020 and future of football - UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin

    With  just 5 months remaining till the start of unique Euro-2020 tournament, we sat down EXCLUSIVELY with UEFA's President Aleksander Ceferin.
    How big is the challenge of hosting a tournament in TWELVE cities?
    What is the BIGGEST problem of world football?
    Where did HIS passion for football originate?
    THAT and many other things - in this interview!

    • 12 min
    Conversation with the ‘invincible’ - Sol Campbell

    Conversation with the ‘invincible’ - Sol Campbell

    Former Arsenal, Spurs, and Three Lions central defender Sol Campbell once played a big part in a unique achievement – 49 games unbeaten with the Gunners in 2003/4 seasons.On the back of another unique record – Man City’s 4 domestic trophies in one season – Raw Take sat down with the legendary footballer to chat about that, Arsenal’s season, Virgil van Dijk and Sol’s change in perception of Russia.This, and so much more, in an EXCLUSIVE interview!

    • 20 min
    Traversing the world of elite basketball - with NBA champion Timofey Mozgov

    Traversing the world of elite basketball - with NBA champion Timofey Mozgov

    Timofey ‘Mozzie’ Mozgov became one of the two first Russians to win the NBA - with Cavs in 2016. And that victory for LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers was absolutely epic! While recovering from a severe knee injury in Moscow, Timofey exclusively shared his thoughts with Raw Take – about that win, the influence of LeBron James, Kevin Durant’s injury, the reasons for LA Lakers’ downfall, the future of Zion Williamson, and so much more!

    • 24 min
    Past, present and future of UEFA - with CEO of UEFA Events Martin Kallen

    Past, present and future of UEFA - with CEO of UEFA Events Martin Kallen

    UEFA braces itself for a unique football tournament next year - Euro2020 which will be held in 12 cities across the entire continent. At the same time, the football governing body has been heavily criticized lately - for Europa League Final in Baku, Mkhitaryan-gate, corporate allocations for Champions League Final and many other issues.
    Listen to UEFA's perspective on its past, current and future tournaments. Courtesy of CEO of UEFA Events, Martin Kallen - who sat down with the show in St. Petersburg, Russia.

    • 18 min
    Running the sport - with Russia's Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov.

    Running the sport - with Russia's Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov.

    in episode 10 of the Raw Take podcast, a high-ranking sports official joins the show – Russia’s sports minister Pavel Kolobkov – to discuss the aftermath of Russia’s doping scandals, his own sports career, challenges for a sports official, the world’s best sports systems and more!

    • 11 min

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