It's been 10 years, since Jamaica's Usain Bolt broke his own 100 metre World Record at the World Athletic Championships in Berlin. We hear from three men who were lucky enough to be in the stadium when Bolt finished in 9.58 seconds. Antigua and Barbuda sprinter Daniel Bailey, race starter Alan Bell and commentator Márton Gyulai talk about their experiences of watching Bolt race towards the finish line. Former Jamaica sprinter Grace Jackson and journalist Kayon Raynor discuss the future of Jamaican sprinting and who could challenge Bolt's record.
Rugby World Cup preview
Sportsworld brings you a special podcast previewing this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.
20 teams will battle it out for rugby’s biggest prize, with New Zealand hoping to defend their crown after winning in 2015.
Shabnam Younus-Jewell is joined by former England 7’s player and broadcaster, Rob Vickerman, and editor of World Rugby, Sarah Mockford, to discuss all the key talking points ahead of the tournament.
We’ll chat about New Zealand, Australia, England, Wales and the world number one team, Ireland.
Former South Africa international Thinus Delport joins us to chat about the Springboks' hopes of winning the trophy and he discusses the recent passing of his friend and former teammate, Chester Williams – who was the only black player in South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning squad.
Plus, Namibia coach Phil Davies tells us about their preparations ahead of a very tough group that includes both New Zealand and South Africa!
Photo: New Zealand celebrate winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup (Getty Images)
The Warm Up Track: BBC Athletics Podcast, Episode ten
This week, two of the best of all-time at what they do. Double Olympic and three-times World Champion for the Triple Jump, Christian Taylor, and the World Indoor Pole Vault gold-medalist Sandi Morris.
What’s it like co-writing a song and singing it to a sold-out stadium?
Why the best jumps just feel like you’re flying, and why you need help remembering them.
Plus, what pole vault poles would say if they could talk.
Those questions answered, as well as more serious discussions about whether their events will have a future in next season’s slimmed-down Diamond League and how giving athletes microphones could improve everyone’s understanding of the sport.
The Warm Up Track: BBC Athletics podcast, episode nine
This week, Eilish McColgan and Donavan Brazier. Both are heading to the Worlds on the British and US teams as brand new national champions in the 5000 and 800 metres.
There really are plenty more fish in the sea, which is why one of our guests wants to be a professional fisherman!
What’s it like running in the cities and on the tracks where your Mum won golds and broke records?
Plus, why Eilish’s dog wouldn’t like it in Doha and who was an award-winning writer at the age of ten.
Those questions answered, as well as more serious discussions about body shaming and why we should stand up to trolls on social media.
Photo: Eilish McColgan (Getty Images)
The Warm Up Track: BBC Athletics Podcast, Episode eight
This week, Omar McLeod and Kelsey-Lee Barber join the team on the eve of the London Anniversary Games ... Jamaica's Olympic and World sprint hurdles champion and the Australian who 'threads needles through the sky' - we're learning the art of javelin throwing from a World Championship medal favourite.
Is Omar's English accent more EastEnders than Mary Poppins? Who demands to be taken to Buckingham Palace and who wants to chill at Borough Market? What's home life like when you're married to your coach? Plus, who was winning biscuits long before they were winning medals?
Those questions answered, as well as Omar's first-hand account of being on the Jamaican relay team the night Usain Bolt's career ended in injury and agony.