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This year
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16 great sports documentaries to stream on New Year's Day
‘Finding Jack Charlton’ and other gems.
Last year
# What's on?
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
There’s live action in rugby, GAA, golf, tennis and cycling to kick off the month of July.
# On the box
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
There’s plenty of live action worth tuning in for across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
All time
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The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.
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10 of the best sports films you've (probably) never seen
Featuring ‘Next Goal Wins’ and ‘The Harder They Fall.’
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10 of the best sports films to watch on Netflix
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.
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'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory
A documentary on the life of Tommy Byrne is showing on RTÉ One tonight.
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Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant
The TV channel and WWE have partnered for the first time on the documentary.
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9 great matches that defined Irish rugby in 2016
These are well worth watching all over again.
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8 reasons why Monday Night Football is the best sports show on TV
Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher waved goodbye to their tactics gadgets for another season last night.
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Prime Time is holding three European election debates - but not everyone's happy about it
Almost 200 complaints have already been made – before anyone’s even opened their mouth or read out any tweets.
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Sports film of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo - A Golden Year
This week, we focus on a documentary depicting the Portuguese star’s phenomenal 12 months.
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Sports film of the week - Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows
Wrestler Bret Hart’s painstaking journey to the top of his profession is recounted in comprehensive detail.
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Re-wind: The 10 best sporting documentaries of all-time
From films in which we live with Lions to those where we feel every punch in the jungle, here’s some of our favourites.