A Sporting Discussion

Talking sports of all sorts

Andrew Donnison and AJ Mithen (and guests) chat about the week in Australian sports.

AJ and Andrew speak with two time 100m freestyle World Champion and Olympic medalist James Magnussen about his career in swimming, life in and out of the pool, the pressure to perform and what it takes to get to the top.


This episode of A Sporting Discussion is bought to you by the iSwim app, encouraging Australians to get in the pool. Head to the Apple or Android app store and download iSwim for free today!

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AJ Mithen speaks with Aussie pitcher Josh Tols about his career playing baseball in a stack of different countries, how it led to him signing with the Philadelphia Phillies and life on the road in the Minor Leagues.


This episode of A Sporting Discussion is brought to you by the Australian Baseball Alumni. Head to their website and like their Facebook page for the latest Aussie baseball news, match previews, info about national teams and much more. Don't forget to pick up a membership while you're there!

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AJ speaks with Australian baseball icon Luke Hughes about his move from Perth to Melbourne after 17 years in the West, his goals for the national team, life after baseball and much more.


This episode of A Sporting Discussion is brought to you by the Australian Baseball Alumni. Head to their website or like their Facebook page for the latest Aussie baseball news, match previews, info about national teams and much more. Don't forget to pick up a membership while you're there!

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AJ and Andrew have some robust discussions about Using Bolt trialling with the Central Coast Mariners, about the Davis Cup being revamped into a World Cup style event and the length of NRL and AFL seasons.

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AJ and Andrew speak with Ian Syson about his magnificent book The Game That Never Happened: The Vanishing History of Soccer in Australia.


The book tracks the history of soccer in Australia all the way back to the 19th century and provides an insight into the development of the game through to 1927.

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