09:05 Athletics Federation confirms ban on Russia - will the Olympic Committee follow suit?

Top Russian track and field athletes are furious after the International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed a ban on their participation in the Rio Olympics due to doping allegations. The ruling comes as the International Olympic Committee is due to make a decision on Russia's participation in the games this weekend. A string of reports from the World Anti-Doping Agency and an IAAF taskforce showing systemic doping in Russian sport and implicating top figures in the government in an orchestrated cover-up. Nine to Noon speaks to Ian Herbert - Chief Sportswriter at The Independent newspaper in the UK

09:15 Mind over Matter 

Sue Haldane is the founder of a charity that uses the power of theatre to help people get inside the minds of people with autistic spectrum and attention deficit disorders. Her latest workshop is focusing on helping police and other first responders deal with the neuro-diverse community


09.30  Way Wiser

Brittany Jordt is CEO of new website Waywiser, connecting people with similar interests, skill levels and schedules to get out in the great outdoors.  It's a one stop shop if you want company to go tramping, mountain biking or rock climbing, and aims to help overseas visitors from getting lost in the bush.


09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05   Lynne Kelly: The Memory Code

How did ancient cultures record and retain vast amounts of information about animals and plants to pass down to future generations?  Australian science writer Lynne Kelly's latest book explores the memory techniques of traditional indigenous cultures around the world.  She argues that neolithic monuments, such as Stonehenge were part of that memory system.

Lynne Kelly: The Memory Code

Lynne Kelly: The Memory Code Photo: Supplied

10:35 Children's book review with John McIntyre

Tu Meke Tui by Malcolm Clarke, illustrated by Flox, published by Mary Egan Publishing    
Are You An Art Sleuth by Brooke DiGiovanni Evans,  published by Rockport   
Pattern Treasure Hunt by Hvass and Hanibal, published by Wide Eyed Editions                    
Technicolour Treasure Hunt by Hvass and Hanibal, published by Wide Eyed Editions 

10:45 The Reading

When We Wake by Karen Healy read by Francesca Emms (Part 10 of 12)

11:05 New music with Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor seeks solace in this deeply troubled world in the soulful sounds of Michael Kiwanuka’s sophomore album, the floating, airy guitar stylings of William Tyler, and the defiant majesty of Aaradhna’s fourth album”

11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Alice Brine