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The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
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The film that will make you fall in love with sport again

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 8,543 Views 1 Comment

The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.

10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen
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10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen

Updated Apr 26th 2020, 12:37 PM 67,117 Views 52 Comments

Featuring ‘Next Goal Wins’ and ‘The Harder They Fall.’

10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix
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10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix

Mar 15th 2020, 9:31 PM 62,089 Views 30 Comments

With the Coronavirus outbreak causing people to stay in doors, catching up with great movies and documentaries is one recommended way to kill the time.

'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory
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'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory

Feb 16th 2017, 3:01 PM 34,388 Views 31 Comments

A documentary on the life of Tommy Byrne is showing on RTÉ One tonight.

Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant
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Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant

Feb 14th 2017, 10:39 AM 5,699 Views 6 Comments

The TV channel and WWE have partnered for the first time on the documentary.

9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016
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9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016

Dec 20th 2016, 7:50 AM 17,786 Views 12 Comments

These are well worth watching all over again.

8 reasons why Monday Night Football is the best sports show on TV
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8 reasons why Monday Night Football is the best sports show on TV

May 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 28,074 Views 29 Comments

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher waved goodbye to their tactics gadgets for another season last night.

Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
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Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it

May 18th 2014, 6:30 PM 29,737 Views 120 Comments

Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.

Sports film of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo - A Golden Year
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Sports film of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo - A Golden Year

Mar 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 5,549 Views 3 Comments

This week, we focus on a documentary depicting the Portuguese star’s phenomenal 12 months.

Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows
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Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows

Jan 12th 2014, 10:07 PM 9,170 Views 12 Comments

Wrestler Bret Hart’s painstaking journey to the top of his profession is recounted in comprehensive detail.

Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time
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Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time

Jun 8th 2011, 5:39 PM 15,274 Views 8 Comments

From films in which we live with Lions to those where we feel every punch in the jungle, here’s some of our favourites.