20 Aug 2021

Sports commentator Sam Ackerman

From Nine To Noon, 11:34 am on 20 August 2021
L-R: Anna Grimaldi, Danielle Aitchison, William Stedman, Lisa Adams, Holly Robinson and Caitlin Dore.
Announcement of selected Para athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.


Sam surveys the impact of the lockdown across sporting codes, including provincial level, rugby and basketball and internationally, the Paralympic team, the All Blacks and Black Caps whose travel plans have come under extra scrutiny.

Also Sam talks to Susie about the independent inquiry launched following the sudden death of cyclist Olivia Podmore.