Sports

Sport is considered to be, in all of its forms, a competitive physical activity through individual or group participation. Other than personal satisfaction of victory, a sport is used also for entertainment from the point of the spectator. Sports are usually governed by a set of rules or customs, which serve to ensure fair competition, and allow consistent adjudication of the winner.

There are artifacts and structures that suggest that the Chinese engaged in sporting activities as early as 2000 BC. Monuments to the Pharaohs indicate that a number of sports, including swimming and fishing, were present in ancient Egypt. Ancient Persian sports such as the traditional Iranian martial art of Zourkhaneh had a close connection to the warfare skills.

To the present day numerous sport disciplines emerged, while the rules of the existing ones have adapted according to the evolution of the given discipline. It is estimated in 2013 that the global sport industry is worth over $620 billion.

When it comes to sports, there are several aspects to consider such as amateurism, professionalism, technology and politics. All of these aspects influence and define a certain path of a sports person. Sport can be undertaken on an amateur, professional or semi-professional basis, depending on whether participants are incentivized for participation, usually through payment in a form of a wage or salary.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are concerned with various types of sport and the incredible stories of the athletes around the world.

Enter the world of Mixed Marshal Arts (MMA) and follow the story of two British women, both cage fighters, and their life beyond the cage. They are on their way to America and into the duel of their life.

We bring you the extraordinary story of Alain Robert, a man known as The Human Spider. He will attempt to climb the world`s tallest buildings such as the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai and Debis Tower in Berlin without any climbing equipment.

Discover what it takes to be a tennis superstar. The BBC brings you the story of And Murray and his efforts on the road to the top of the tennis world.

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Sports
rocky marciano
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The record held by Rocky Marciano for years is finally in the history books. Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor this weekend to accomplish something even the great Marciano couldn’t. Retire ...

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fire and ice
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Imagine crossing the ancient volcanic landscape in Iceland completely untouched by human hand on foot. That is exactly what the Fire and Ice Ultra race is. Only a handful of people ever finish t...

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Kiefer Crosbie
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Nicknamed Big Daddy, Kiefer Crosbie is a professional BAMMA fighter from Ireland. His BAMMA record is 2 wins and 0 loses. The documentary, Kiefer Crosbie: Obsessed takes you through his prepa...

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trans atlas marathon
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Running a marathon is a challenge not many of us get to cross on their bucket list. But what about running an ultra-marathon? That is next level challenge. Mohamad Ahansal, a world renowned r...

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kevin durant interview
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Kevin Durant just won his first NBA title, and the Finals MVP award. When he left OKC a year ago, he faced scrutiny and criticism from everyone. But those who listened to his interview in 2014, ...

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yoga and meditation
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Yoga is one of the best workouts for medication, relieving stress, and relaxing your mind. We all should practice yoga. And there are different places where you can practice yoga. A yoga studio ...

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Ubuntu is not usually a term related with dance philosophy and dance moves. In fact, Ubuntu is a term used in Africa to say “humanity”. The word is translated as “human...

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ayrton senna documentary
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There have been more than 20 years since Ayrton Senna passed away after crushing his Formula One racing car at the Imola track in Italy. 30 years ago, he won his first pole p...

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reggie miller vs knicks
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In 2010, ESPN made a series of documentaries about basketball. The series was called 30 for 30, and in those documentaries, ESPN showed love to a lot of older players.Winning time ...

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Haarlem
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Nature +1

Haarlem is just a small city outside of Amsterdam. There was a time when the city was major North Sea trading post surrounded by a defensive wall. Nowadays, it is just a reminder...

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Many young people dream of playing in the NBA. For many Americans, playing in the National Basketball Association is the dream come true. But not all make it there. Every year, 6...

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Mo Farah has won four gold Olympic medals, and four World Championships gold medals. He is arguably one of the best marathon runners of all times. The years and the opponents mig...

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kevin garnet retirment
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When the Boston Celtics won the title in 2008, KG screamed “Anything is possible”. And for 21 years in the NBA, Garnett echoed those words in every single game.Garnett entere...

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thierry henry
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Arguably the greatest striker in the Premier League, Thierry Henry played eight years for Arsenal and becoming the face of the franchise. Almost 10 years after his departure from...

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michael jordan espn
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Michael Jordan was recently challenged by Chris Paul at his basketball camp to hit all shots, or he was about to give all campers free Jordan sneakers. Jordan accepted the challe...

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jordan versus pistons
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Media +1

Rivalries and competition is good for the public. We hear that all the time. And some of the greatest rivalries in the NBA made the sport popular. Back in the 80s, Magic and ...

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kevin durant offseason
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Kevin Durant was the star of the 2016 offseason with his move from Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors.But the star forward was part of a different “offseason...

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allen iverson the answer
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Can a story of basketball be told without Allen Iverson in it? What do you think? The Answer, Allen Iverson, has a clear answer “No”. Speaking after he was named as an In...

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Beith Juniors
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No matter what the Beiths did in the Finals of the Scottish Cup 2016, they were heroes. The team from a small city, the Juniors compete in the West of Scotland Super League. ...

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muhammad ali
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It’s hard to put a description on the life of legendary boxer, athlete, and human in general like Muhammad Ali. He was not only the greatest boxer of all-time, but also arg...

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body building
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Health +2

Be it muscular, or skinny, most men hate the way they look. Skinny people want to have more muscles, and muscular men think they are under scrutiny about the way they look. I...

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Travel
diving in bali
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Sports +1

Bali is one of the best islands for divers. With the water surprisingly unheralded, coral ridges, deep drop-offs, steep banks, and rich and varied dive sites, Bali makes divi...

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mike tyson
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Mike Tyson is arguably one of the best boxers that we have seen. Ferocious, savage, and always brutal, Mike Tyson was a boxer with explosive power. His fights usually ended i...

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Short
boundless
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Sports +1

No matter if you are in a wheelchair or not, when you are passionate about some sport, you can make it happen. That is the message of the short documentary movie Boundless made by ...

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class of 92
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The ex-Manchester United stars known as the Class of '92 are going on a new adventure. They've bought a football club seven tiers down from the Premier League with a dream of takin...

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stress the silent killer
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Health +1

You’ve heard the saying “Stress is killing you”. Nowadays, in our dynamic society, stress has become the No.1 killer. Not even AIDS/HIV, cholesterol and cardiovascular ...

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janice and judith smith
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For years, Janice and Judith Smith were respected and successful international swimming referees. Their love for swimming and refereeing dates back to their parents, and the ...

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nba dunk contest
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How many people remember Julius Erving dunking from the free-throw line? Not many right? But we all remember Michael Jordan dunking from the free-throw line. What is the diff...

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chicago bulls
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Up until the end of the 2015-2016 season, the Chicago Bulls were remembered as the best team in the history of the NBA league. During the 1995-1995 season, the first one afte...

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If I didn’t have skateboarding, I wonder where I would have been in the moments I needed the most. Would I have gone in the dark paths as my family? Or not? With these word...

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You know Bethany Hamilton as the woman who was bitten by shark, lost an arm, and then returned to professional surfing. In 2004 she published a book, an autobiography titled ...

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russian daredevils
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Adrenaline rush, a sudden burst of energy coming from an increased production of the hormone adrenaline. Increased blood pressure, heart rate, blood sugar, metabolism, perspi...

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Flamboyant, strong, determined, complex, big smile, winner, technician, self-confident, incredible and great man, all words used to describe Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The player th...

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HEMA
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The “sword” is very important and the core of pretty much all literature and stories of children. The first times children encounter a picture someone holding a steel swo...

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michael jordan
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Few days ago, Michael Jordan celebrated his 53rd birthday. In the world of basketball, he is known as the greatest player that ever played the game, mostly because of his Chicago B...

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kushti wrestling
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For people outside India, wrestling in the mud might be just a sport. However, for people in India, Indian Mud Wrestling, or also called Kushti wrestling is a way of life. It...

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Class of 92  - Out of Their League - Episode 1
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BBC Documentary. The ex-Manchester United stars known as the Class of '92 are going on a new adventure. They've bought a football club seven tiers down from the Premier League with...

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Undefeated
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Undefeated (2011) is an inspirational story of Manassas Tigers football team and their coach Bill Courtney. To call it a football or sports film is unrewarding as it a story of soc...

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Benji
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Benji is a 2012 narrative film about the short life and 1984 passing of Chicago South Side basketball player Ben Wilson who played for Simeon Career Academy. The film appeared at...

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Bobby Fischer: Against the World
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This is a documentary that is looking into the life of the late chess Grandmaster and eleventh World Champion Bobby Fischer. It consolidates interviews with chess players Anthony...

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The Other Dream Team
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The Other Dream Team is a narrative film directed by Marius A. Markevicius. It covers the uplifting story of the 1992 Lithuania national basketball team and their trip to the bron...

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Closer To The Edge
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This is a British narrative film, a Richard de Aragues`s debut as a director, and it takes after the main riders in the 2010 race, most remarkably Guy Martin and Ian Hutchinson. ...

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We Ride: The Story of Snowboarding
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We Ride: The Story of Snowboarding is a documentary delivered by ‘Burn’, and recorded and altered by innovative organization called ‘Grain Media’. The film follows snowbo...

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Henry Benjamin Greenberg
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This documentary is written, directed and produced by Aviva Kempner. It is concerned with the life and career of Henry Benjamin Greenberg (January 1st, 1911 – September 4th, 19...

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Ayrton Senna da Silva
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Ayrton Senna da Silva was born on 21 March 1960 and died on 1 May 1994. He was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships. His life ended tragically ...

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Antwerp: The Street Football Culture
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The term street football encompasses a number of informal varieties of association football. These informal games do not necessarily follow the requirements of a formal game of foo...

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The Rise of the NOTORIOUS: The story of Conor McGregor
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Conor Anthony McGregor was born on July 14, 1988 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's Featherweight division and this is his story.Bo...

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How Bruce Lee Changed the World
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The History Channel's How Bruce Lee Changed the World explores the amazing multitude of ways that Bruce Lee - the first international Asian superstar--has influenced pop culture. C...

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Bare Knuckle Boxing in Great Britain
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Crime +1

Enter the world of bare knuckle boxing in Great Britain. Follow the story of the people involved in this particular discipline. Among them is Andy Topliffe, an ex bare knuckler t...

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The Endless Summer
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‘The Endless Summer’ is a 1966 documentary film, made by the legendary bruce Brown, following a very simple yet powerful theme showing two champion California surfers, Mike Hyn...

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