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Mixed martial arts megastars Ronda Rousey and Jon “Bones” Jones are joined by a number of the sport’s biggest names in The Hurt Business.
In 2004, when Magnus was 13 years old he made a decision: he would become the World Chess Champion.
In 1967 a group of Victorian AFL (VFL) stars jetted off to challenge the All-Ireland champions, County Meath, at their own game. The players were, and are, household names - Barassi, Skilton, Jesaulenko, Davis, Hart, Nicholls, Mann, Dugdale, Fraser.
Trapped in “the world’s largest open-air prison” and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean.
A knock-about rugby team - made up of salt-of-the-earth dairy farmers - is staring down the barrel of a long run of bitter losses. With pluck and determination, the men unite to inspire their small community.
Millions know the man, but few know his story. In BEING EVEL, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Junge and actor/producer Johnny Knoxville take a candid look at American daredevil and icon Robert "Evel" Knievel.
Relive the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, arguably the greatest cricket tournament on the planet, from the stunning Opening Ceremony to its exciting climax in Mumbai.
The creators of GENERATION IRON bring you the untold story of six-time world champion power lifter, and 'baddest muthaf**ka' of all time, CT Fletcher.
The Palio is the oldest horse race in the world, and turns the Italian city of Siena into a high-stakes battleground of strategy, intrigue, and simmering machismo.
This is the story of unsung hero Steve Fairless, a country boy who represented Australia in road cycling at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
From the streets of New York to the trails of the Swiss Alps, from Sao Paolo to Paris, Peking or Sydney, men and women, champions or regular people millions of us run every year. And yet, just 50 years ago, this activity was reserved uniquely for men
Three young commuter cyclists and an adventure across the United States.
Two cricket fans who became journalists, Old Etonian Sam Collins and larrikin Aussie Jarrod Kimber, from opposite ends of the social and geographic scale but united by their love of Test cricket, join forces to try to help save it.
An inspirational and life-affirming rags-to-riches true story of a barmaid who bred a champion racehorse.
Professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore won her first world championship event at age 17 on a day off from high school.
Narrated by Liam Neeson, ROAD tells the story one family's legacy and two generations of motorcycle road racers. United by their yearning for victory and capacity for thrill seeking, these two sets of brothers engage in the most visceral of sports.
American Samoa's soccer team is an international laughing stock. Losers who haven't won a game in 10 years, they are desperate to gain the support and pride of their nation.
Julien is 17, has a great sense of humour, bags of charm, and is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy.
In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro dâ??Italia. This titanic feat of physical and mental endurance has never since been matched.
In 1971, Motor Racing fan Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix.
Wayne Lynch burst onto the Australian surfing scene in the 1960s and rode a wave like no one else.
Examining Ali's life outside the ring, beginning with the announcement of his deeply held and controversial Islamic religious beliefs and the decision to change his "white man's name" of Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali.
From the producer of the original classic Pumping Iron', comes "Generation Iron" the long awaited true story of dedication, rivalry, victory, defeat, redemption and triumph.
It was a match made in heaven: she was the darling of American tennis, an outspoken activist against sexism in sport and society; he was the charismatic, fast-talking, hustling chauvinist showman.
Jonah Lomu is without a doubt the most famous rugby player of all time. His outstanding physique, his power, his speed, and determination helped revolutionise the game around the world.
Twenty-five straight victories as seen through the eyes of the trainer Peter Moody and Black Caviar's jockey Luke Nolen in an exclusive account of what actually happened in racing's field of dreams.
Dive head-first into the world of independent pro wrestling as we follow a group in Lincolnton, North Carolina over the week leading up to a big show.
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.
Academy Award® winning Director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League's most feared enforcers.
ONE BREATH is a short documentary about William Trubridge, a world champion of freediving, a form of deep water diving done without the aid of external breathing devices.
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.
Winner of the OscarÂ® for Best Documentary and produced by Sean 'P Diddy' Combs, UNDEFEATED is a classic Cinderella story which packs an emotional punch.
An epic, character-driven adventure documentary following two best friends on their quest to hunt down and ride the biggest and most dangerous waves in Australia.
This is the breathtaking story of how the West Indies triumphed over its colonial masters through the achievements of one of the most gifted teams in sporting history.
An inspiring story of struggle and hope from this beautiful island off the North Queensland coast.
Seven retired Chinese from different backgrounds and life experiences come together to form a cycling team.
Halfway between a sports documentary and a conceptual art installation, ZIDANE consists of a full-length soccer game entirely filmed from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.
Off the field its anyones game. The possibility of sex with a football player is a fantasy for many women and a reality for some.
BLACK AND DUSTY follows a group of Indigenous competitors as they compete in the annual Finke Desert Race across 250 km of central Australian desert by car, buggie or bike.