The ultimate portrait of the greatest sporting icon of all time. With the wit of a comedian, the footwork of a tap dancer and a left jab like a sniper s bullet, Muhammad Ali is without doubt one of the greatest sporting heroes in history. This definitive collection looks at the champ s career from his early days as Cassius Clay through to his ban from boxing and his long fight back to reclaim his heavyweight crown. Featuring expert analysis from some of boxing s greatest names, including the great man himself, this is the perfect package for anyone interested in Ali the boxer, Ali the celebrity or Ali the icon. All Ali s classic fights on 5 discs PLUS full coverage of Rumble In The Jungle and Thrilla In Manila. Includes Bonus Disc: MUHAMMAD AND LARRY: Here for the first time is the unseen build up to that fight, accompanied by freshly shot interviews by Albert Maysles with members from both the Ali and Holmes camps, as well as others who were prime witnesses to this poignant foolhardy attempt at courage
Relive the Lions greatest matches in New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Relive the classic encounters that have seen the cream of the British Isles head to the Southern Hemisphere to take on the might of New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. There is something incredibly special about a British & Irish Lions tour that evokes passion and pride in equal measure, resulting in some of the greatest sporting moments in history being produced within these clashes. Within this 4DVD set we remember a stunning collection of the most memorable matches in British & Irish Lions long history
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In this special DVD compilation we remember Ali's greatest ever fights. First, we take you back to Zaire where the young and physically superior heavyweight champion George Foreman took on the once-retired, former champion and peoples favourite Muhammad Ali. Featuring superb archive footage, heaps of interviews and the entire fight, this DVD provides an in-depth look at one of the greatest heavyweight bouts in boxing history; The Rumble in the Jungle.
Then, featuring all 14 gruelling rounds, re-live that extraordinary night in Manilla on 1st October, 1975 when Muhammad Ali faced his nemesis, the hard-hitting 'Smokin' Joe Frazier, with both men at the pinnacle of their careers. The resultant Thrilla in Manilla would be remembered as the greatest heavyweight bout of all time.
In 1936, nine working-class boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and America by storm when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. These sons of loggers, shipyard workers and farmers overcame tremendous hardships – psychological, physical and economic – to beat not only the Ivy League teams of the East Coast, but Adolf Hitler’s elite German rowers. The boys’ unexpected victory, and the obstacles they overcame to achieve it, inspired America, a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression. The Boys of ’36 recounts their remarkable journey.
There are in-depth interviews with star players and coaches and each teams chances of qualification from their group are assessed. The host cities and stadia are also previewed to give complete knowledge of both teams and venues alike. A special bonus disc Destination Brazil: The Stars profiles the worlds greatest football stars, all of whom will be dazzling the world with their gifted football talent in Brazil 2014, making this the perfect companion to a summer of samba football.
Disc 1. Spring & Summer 1 x 103:00 min Follow two of the UK's leading carp anglers, Jim Shelley and Jerry Hammond, as they pursue their quarry throughout the year on a diverse range of venues from winter on Ringland to spring on Yateley and Waveney and summer into autumn on Carthagena. Disc 2. Autumn & Winter 1 x 72:00 min As the unique footage unfolds you have the opportunity to watch as they discuss their approach and then put it inot practice with a string of fish in a variety of different and frequently difficult conditions. Wherever you fish yourself you cannot help but learn as they discuss in depth the tactics they use to stay one step ahead of the fish at all times.
The 125 tries, presented by Clive Rowlands and Robert Jones, are split into ten categories ranging from 'Flying 15s' to 'Halfback Heroes', and also include 'Gareth's Glory', a section dedicated to the greatest tries scored by Wales' most famous son, the mighty Gareth Edwards.
The film includes all the great scores from the likes of Ieuan Evans, Gareth Thomas, Shane Williams and the amazing Graham Price, who produced an amazing solo effort from his own 22.
This is the incredible story of the greatest and most famous racehorse that has ever lived.
Known in Ireland as ˜Himself, his strength was claimed to have come from drinking
Guinness twice a day. Arkle re-wrote the record books almost every time he took to the racecourse.
He was so superior to his rivals that the handicapper took the unprecedented step of
devising two weight systems - one to be used when Arkle was running and one when he wasn't.
His third victory in the Cheltenham Gold Cup was at the extraordinary odds of 1/10.
This fascinating documentary traces Arkles complete life story from his birth at Ballymacoll Stud to his death on 31st May 1970, four and a
half years after his retirement having fractured his pedal bone in the 1966 King George.
All the key races are featured including his memorable duels with Mill House and the DVD also contains the last ever interview with
owner Anne, Duchess of Westminster as well as interviews with Arkles breeder (Alison Baker), his trainer (Tom Dreaper) and jockey, Pat Taaffe.
He won 27 of his 35 starts, never falling and sometimes giving his nearest rivals 2 and a
half stone and more. This is a moving tribute to the legend.
Cameron Jerome and Craig Gardner are so nearly the heroes as Birmingham go desperately close to toppling Liverpool. Only the heroics of keeper Pepe Reina keep them out,. Birmingham's unbeaten record at Fortess St Andrews now stands at seventeen games.
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The Blues fight out a home draw against Wigan after being reduced to ten men when Craig Gardner is sent off. A man short, battling Birmingham go close but have to settle for a well earned point.
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Now this is what you call a game of incident. Pablo Ibanez gets his marching orders in the opening minutes and Gonzalo Jara follows soon after. The nine Baggies fight on and Youssouf Mulumbu provides hope with a goal, worth the price of this DVD on its own.
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Birmingham go into an early lead with goals from Roger Johnson and Craig Gardner. When Trotters keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen is sent off, the Midlanders look certain of victory but a wholehearted Bolton fight back to share a spirited Premier League battle.
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A bone-jarring collection of the most sensational bouts ever seen. Boxing is a sport built on bravado and hype, where words like Legend are all too easily applied to the latest up-and-comer with a knockout punch and an ego to match. But throughout the history of professional boxing there have been numerous true legends who have earned their iconic status through their performances in the ring. These Hall of Fame fighters have always fascinated the public through their skill, power and resilience, delivering explosive bouts that excite crowds around the world. And when two of these legendary boxers find themselves in the ring together, that s when boxing history is made. 13 of the most memorable bouts in history are included across 3 action-packed discs. Includes boxing legends such as Muhammad Ali, Jake LaMotta, Joe Frazier and Sugar Ray Robinson. With over 4 hours of action, this DVD collection is a mustbuy for any boxing enthusiast. Showcases the following unforgettable bouts, and many more... Jack Dempsey vs Gene Tunney in the 1927 'Battle of the Long Count', perhaps the most controversial title fight of all time. Sugar Ray Robinson vs Jake LaMotta in the infamous 'Valentine's Day Massacre', immortalised in the awardwinning film Raging Bull. Muhammad Ali vs Smokin Joe Frazier in the legendary 'Thrilla In Manila', when two of the greatest ever heavyweights met at the pinnacle of their careers. ALSO RECOMMENDED THE 10
After a good start which includes a trademark Jonny Wilkinson drop goal, an under strength England side run out of ideas against a re-emerging Australian team.
The returning Jonny Wilkinson, back after continual injury problems, and Lewis Mad Dog Moody excel but the Aussies deservedly edge the day with a superior second half performance.
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The Five/Six Nations tournament has produced some of the most memorable moments in both rugby and sporting history. Whether it s the traditional flair of the French, the determination of the English, the passion and guile of the Celts or the plucky guts of the Italians, the Six Nations has inspirational moments each and every year. This series has pulled together some of the greatest games in the tournament s history, spanning over the decades to bring you the greatest English triumphs in the history of European rugby s premier international tournament.
Documentary on legendary basketball player Michael Jordan's brief career in baseball. When Michael Jordan joined Alabama's Birmingham Barons, a Minor League baseball team, he was arguably the most famous athlete alive. This documentary looks at what drove such a wealthy and lauded figure to drop several competitive levels and try to make it in another sport.
An Incredible action-packed look at the greatest ever club sides in the history of European football. It is one of the widely discussed topics in the world of football; everyone has a favourite football team but which one is the greatest of all time? Featuring incredible archive footage, lots of great goals and insightful interviews with club legends, we take an in-depth look at some of the greatest teams of all time, featuring: MANCHESTER UNITED: This is the story of the momentous treble-winning side of 1999 as seen through the eyes of those who were involved. NOTTINGHAM FOREST: The story of the team which, within three years, went from second division obscurity to become champions of England and double European Cup winners.
Head off on a boy s own adventure. Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff ventures to four unique natural landscapes and sees first-hand the lives of the people and the wildlife that inhabit them.. Freddie joins the Masai tribe on the hunt for the great wildebeest migration in Tanzania.. He collects bushtucker with Aboriginals in the Northern Territories of Australia which includes everything from berries to saltwater crocodiles. He tracks orangutans and pygmy elephants with the Dusun natives in Borneo. And finally Freddie is taken into the heart of the Discovery Islands in Canada where, with the First Nations Chief he searches out wolves, bears, deer, cougars and killer whales.. Features all four programmes from the series:. Australia Freddie has a near miss with a saltwater crocodile, and shares an Aboriginal meal of traditionally cooked wallaby.. Borneo On the hunt for orangutan, Freddie encounters dangerous snakes, wild boar and blood-sucking leeches.. Tanzania A journey with a Masai elder, in search of a great wildebeest migration, brings Freddie into contact with giraffes, zebra and other awe-inspiring animals of Africa.. Canada After camping out under the stars, Freddie gets closer than he ever dreamed to a pod of killer whales.
With the Baggies fielding a new back four, Fulham exert the early pressure but Jerome Thomas has the best chance against the run of play. A Scott Carson error just before half time puts the Cottagers in front and there is no way back for West Brom.
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Gone Fishin: Series 6 begins around the spectacular Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand where the fishing and diving can be sensational and takes in trips to New Zealands Lake Okataina and the west coast around Ahaura before venturing to Australias Northern Territory and Faraway Bay in Western Australia. Breathtaking scenery, incredible underwater footage and of course amazing fishing combine to showcase some of the most amazing fishing destinations in the world. Gone Fishin introduces unique characters, angling tips and techniques all set against a stunning backdrop. Want to go where the action is? Try Gone Fishin and journey to the real Anglers Eldorado!
You are heli-skiing and livin the dream, stopping at the pinnacle of the mountain and reaching the highest point of ones existence. Nowhere else can you view a thousand peaks of pure powder in every direction, rip into untouched snow for tens of thousands of vertical feet under a bluebird sky, and soar back to another mountaintop via your own chauffeured helicopter... only to repeat the rush again and again. Heli-Skiing: Livin the Dream takes you on a trip to the mountains of British Columbia and follows two lucky sweepstake winners as they experience a trip of a lifetime at one of the most exclusive heli-skiing operations in existence - Wiegele World.
Clare Balding concentrates on the flat racing scene, counting down the 25 greatest races ever run. An amazing selection from Sea Biscuit's defeat of War Admiral in 1938 to Persian Punch's emotional third triumph in the Jockey Club Cup at Newmarket and High Chaparral's amazing victory in the 2003 Breeders' Cup meeting - the closest ever. Interspersed, we have the likes of Mill Reef and Secretariat, Grundy and Shergar and Royal Academy and Cigar, amazing horses from around the flat racing world.
Clare Balding turns her attention to the Jumps as we look back at emotionally charged successes, near misses and at horses that have made the pulse race. There is Desert Orchid, who features in no less than four of the top 25 races, Red Rum, Viking Flagship, Dawn Run and Arkle amongst others. 25 JUMP RACES FEATURED: 1956 - Devon Loch loses the Grand National. 1962 - Mandarin wins the Grand Steeplechase de Paris at Auteuil. 1964 - Arkle defeats Mill House in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 1965 - Arkle wins the Whitbread Gold Cup. 1967 - Foinavon wins the Grand National after an amazing pile up. 1973 - Crisp gets pipped by Red Rum in the Grand National. 1977 - Night Nurse wins one of the very best Champion Hurdles. 1977 - Night Nurse and Monksfield dead-heat in the Templegate Hurdle. 1977 - Red Rum wins the Grand National for the third time. 1978 - Monksfield beats Sea Pigeon and Night Nurse in the Champion Hurdle. 1980 - Sea Pigeon beats Monksfield and Bird's Nest in the Champion Hurdle. 1981 - Bob Champion wins the Grand National on Aldaniti. 1983 - Cheltenham Gold Cup. Michael Dickinson trains first five home. 1984 - Special Cargo wins an emotional Whitbread Gold Cup. 1986 - Dawn Run's memorable Gold Cup. 1989 - Desert Orchid beats Panto Prince in the Victor Chandler Handicap Chase. 1989 - Desert Orchid wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 1990 - Desert Orchid carries 12-3 to victory in the Racing Post Chase. 1991 - Desert Orchid refuses to give in to Nick the Brief in the Agfa Diamond Chase. 1994 - Viking Flagship's pulsating victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase. 1995 - Melling Chase won by Viking Flagship. 2000 - Istabraq wins Champion Hurdle for third consecutive time. 2000 - Edredon Bleu beats Direct Route in the Queen Mother Champion Chase. 2001 - Florida Pearl defeats Best Mate in the King George VI Chase. 2004 - Best Mate wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for the third year in a row.
Whether it's the passion of the irish, the traditional flair of the French, the determination of the English, the guile of the Welsh and the Scots or the plucky guts of the Italians. The Six Nations conjures inspirational moments each and every year. This incredible series has pulled together some of the greatest games in the tournament's hisotry, spanning over the decades to bring you Ireland's greatest triumphs in the hisotry of European rugby's premier international tournament.
Unquestionably the greatest commentator of them all, and no mean Ryder Cup player himself, Peter Alliss introduces his collection of golfing ledgends. Peter Alliss introduces each of his selections ad illustrates their genius with fascinating archive footage, some of it never seen before on DVD. With such a cast of legends, this programme will appeal to golf fans everywhere.
1 x 58:00 In the year of the Rugby World Cup in France, this new, action-packed programme features profiles on some of the greatest international players to have ever graced a rugby field. Heroes from all the top Test playing nations are featured and every section opens with a short review of each country's strengths and achievements over the past 30 years. As well as reminding us of the recent greats and the skills which made them so memorable, the programme also highlights some of the players who look certain to shape the destiny of international competition in 2007 and beyond. Brilliantly illustrated with scintillating action from the best of the Five and Six Nations and international clashes right up to the 2006 Autumn International series, this programme is a must for all lovers of great rugby.
The epic victory over Saracens in the 2009/10 Guinness Premiership Final was a fitting finale to an incredible season for The Tigers. They took a little time to spark into life, a mass of early-season injuries didn’t help, but a good 29-15 win over Northampton and a thunderous victory against the touring Springboks set the tone for the matches that followed. Buoyed by those victories Leicester Tigers started their imperious march to the top of the Guinness Premiership table finally reaching the summit for the first time with a 34-8 rout over Wasps in early January. 2010 saw an imperious Tigers, a run of ten victories in eleven matches ensuring that they would top the Championship, albeit by only a slender margin of just two points from Northampton. They met Bath in the play-off semi-final at Welford Road, a team that they had demolished 43-20 only five weeks earlier. Toby Flood eventually out-gunned the West Country men 15-6 in a much more cagey affair to set up what was to be an unforgettable Final against Saracens.
Triple bill of the fishing documentary series presented by renowned British angler Matt Hayes. 'Carp and Catfish' sees Matt demonstrate strategies and techniques for catching carp and catfish. In 'Pike and Zander' Matt travels to locations as diverse as Wales, Madeira and the Azores in search of his prey. Finally, in 'Game and Deep Sea Fishing' the angler explores the possibilities of fishing at sea.
Charlie Adam and D.J. Campbell score the vital goals as the Blackpool fairty tale continues. All the experts tipped the Geordies for a comfortable home win but the Seasiders had other ideas.
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Giving up their work, families and friends for almost 10 days, the group lives together in Scourie, Sutherland at the top-west coast of Scotland. Stunning, but remote and rugged, it s not a place for the faint-hearted, but it has some of the best wild brown trout and salmon grounds in the world. Fishing School has one mission: to take six novice anglers and turn them into game anglers in just 10 days. They re all desperate to land the big one, but can they do it?
This two disc set features a mix of action footage, stills and talking heads to tell the story of English rugby from the day William Webb Ellis first picked up a rugby ball. With Lawrence Dallaglio introducing the programme and TV presenter Mark Durden-Smith narrating, the programme of nearly three and a half hours covers nearly all the key moments in English rugby history from Wavell Wakefield to Martin Johnson and from the nineteenth century through to 2003 and the triumphant Woodward years. Many classic tries are featured and the action shown includes some memorable Barbarians and Lions games where England players were to the fore.
Robson Green: Extreme Fisherman. Viewers will see Robson journey to some of the most exciting and extreme places on the planet including Borneo, Mongolia, Japan and the Solomon Islands and use his skills to outwit the most elusive extreme fish ever. Seeking out the stories that make these fish legends among the locals Robson will be pushed into new extremes in adrenaline-fuelled fishing adventures of epic proportions. In the first episode Robson travels to mysterious Venezuela with over two thousand kilometres of coastline, tropical archipelagos and fringed with networks of coral and deep sea trenches. It is home to some of the most powerful and aggressive fish in the ocean and Robson will get up close and personal with these underwater creatures.
A two disc set of the revolutionary teaching program by Michael Bannon coach to golf's newest superstar Rory Mcilroy: Disc 1 Indoor, Get the basics right by following the user friendly 3D teaching model and self-help tips to visualise and perfect the fundamentals of the golf swing. Disc 2 Outdoor, Follow Rory McIlroys' own PGA golfing coach Michael Bannon as he personally guides you through the 6 Step Golf Lesson with key instructions and demonstrations to help shape your golf swing.
Steve Bruce's Sunderland team twice go ahead and three times the Albion fight back to run out winners in a five goal thriller. Paul Scharner is the hero with the winning goal and now Baggies fans really can start to think about Premier League football next season.
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Featuring the worlds finest teams (the mighty All Blacks, the irrepressible Wallabies, the indomitable Springboks and the brave British and Irish Lions), coupled with the very best players “ Dan Carter, Jonah Lomu, Jonny Wilkinson, Martin Johnson, John Eales, George Gregan, Brian ODriscoll, Gavin Hastings and many, many more “ this wonderful collection boasts some of the greatest encounters ever to have taken place on a rugby field.
On February 6th 1958 a plane carrying a Manchester United team, who were on the brink of ruling European football, crashed on a runway in Munich, tragically killing 22 people including 7 players.
Duncan Edwards, perhaps his country's greatest player, became the 8th player to die fifteen days later in a German hospital.
This is a 95 minute profile of the three great teams Busby built at Manchester United over his 25 year reign. Using archive footage it follows Busby from his appointment to the creation and then destruction of the never forgotten Busby babes and through to eventual triumph at the 1968 European Cup Final.
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Carp Crew Series 1 - Jan Porter, like most carp fisherman, simply wants to improve his carp fishing skills in a variety of disciplines. In Carp Crew Jan achieves his goal by rubbing shoulders with a carp guru in each episode to learn from their expertise. Along the way, some of the secrets and intricacies of this exacting pursuit are revealed, helping you become a better carper. Over the series, Jan builds up a complete guide on how to improve your carp fishing and is helped along by some of the greats in the field. In Carp Crew Series 2, a true carp-fest is on offer as the biggest names in carping demonstrate the latest methods, show a huge selection of tackle and share secret baits, tips and technology news. Along with specialist guest anglers and recognised experts, one of the UK s leading names in carp angling, presenter Kev Green, will share his wealth of experience and offer insight into the UK s carp fishing fraternity. A passionate fisherman, Kev aims to enlighten the average carper and demonstrate how anyone can catch exceptional carp, so long as they are prepared to try out new methods and new locations.