The career of George Best, soccer’s first playboy superstar, epitomizes all the contradictions of the 1960s. From glorious and creative free expression to dissolution, Best was a poster child for all the good and the bad that decade came to represent.
Born soon after the end of World War Two into
This is fantasy football gone to its illogical extreme. Two teams of amateur footballers meet to battle it out on the pitch but before you can turn around one Captain has turned in to Ronaldo and the other in to Rooney.
Cue transformations that you are unlikely to see anywhere else
“This has the elements of a short and painful night for Kevin McBride” said the commentator on the evening of June 11, 2005.
The 32 year old Irish boxer was just about to fight against Mike Tyson and the commentator was only saying what everyone else was thinking.
He couldn’t have been
You may never have seen freerunning like this before, Light Emitting Dudes takes a team of freerunners, geared up from head to toe with LED lights, and sets them loose on the streets of Bangkok at night. With acrobatic grace, they carved up the already buzzing nightlife spots while adding
It was 25 years ago today that 96 Liverpool FC football fans lost their lives at Hillsborough Stadium. Today a memorial service has been held at Anfield, home of Liverpool FC.
It is notable that the 25h anniversary of the tragic crush during the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and
Freestyle football (or soccer in the US) is the art of expressing yourself with a football while performing tricks (you might say contortions!) with different parts of the body. There are thousands of people who now practice this form of football.
Freestyle has also become very popular in South America, with
For many soccer fans going to a match has become too expensive.
If the cost of living was taken in to account then the average ticket for a game should only be £21.
However, that is now over £40 and when you factor in the expense of traveling to away games, many
“Martial arts is a different language,” says Hussain Sadiqi, followed in this short documentary as he travels to Hollywood to hopefully follow in the footsteps of his hero, Bruce Lee.
This is another new chapter in Sadiqi’s life, which has seen a number of massive changes already.
As part of the Hazara
Ben Hall has boxing in his blood – his family have been participating in the sport for generations. Originating in East London in the UK, this film follows Ben as he makes the transition from amateur to professional status.
This is a difficult time for any young boxer and the documentary
Two time Olympic gold medallist Shaun Roger White had things stacked against him in his early years. Before he was even one year old he underwent two open-heart operations to deal with a heart defect known as a Tetralogy of Fallot. As a dual sportsman in the field of both