A half-fiction half-documentary story about sport and it's importance in everyday life.
Rock Hudson is Roger Willoughby, a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige (Paula Prentiss), a sweetly annoying girl who has just badgered his boss into signing Roger up for an annual fishing tournament.
Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular.
Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not fought him yet.
Lino lives in Turin with the family of his sister. He doesn't have a good job and never enough money. But in a day his life changes: he wins 1 billion dollars in a lottery and... everyone becomes a friend, the girl who he liked becomes his girlfriend and his sister begins to love him. He leaves Turin with his friend Parola and, in a Casino, he looses all money! But luck returns...
Rachel's life will never be the same: after being abducted, and forced into the world of high stakes betting, Rachel must decide to play, or be played. Could you inflict pain on another in order to survive? From director Craig McMahon (Machined) comes a look into the gentlemen's club SportKill.
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
It's midnight in a graveyard. The principal characters are spooks, ghosts, bats, bells, and, at the end, the sun. As midnight strikes, 12 spooks appear, then two ghosts. They move to the music's rhythm. Against the black night, they are blue and yellow. Bats appear as does a xylophone of bones. Mist rises, spooks swirl. A bell tolls. The sky turns light blue, the ghosts' dance slows. Then black night returns bringing intimations of frenzy. Bones play snare drums; spooks peek out of square graves. Scary faces appear. Frenetic movement takes over. A rooster crows and all return to earth as the sun's light appears.
After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the opportunity. Alex finds a friend and mentor in the jailhouse, Master Sun, who teaches him a superior fighting style called Iron Hand. When a 'best of the best kumite' is to take place, Demon gets an invitation. Now Master Sun and Alex need to find a way to let Alex take part in the kumite too.
Tells the story of an American social culture embedded with racism, war, oppression, and poverty where these asphalt warriors escaped and rose above it all with a mutual love and respect.
A high school athlete is torn between his father, who wants him to get a football scholarship, and his coach, who wants a winning season.
A series of unrelated sports gags. Archery: The bullseyes make sense when we see where the archer is standing. Billiards: A trick shot: All the balls move together. Ping pong: The spectators eyes follow the ball... Ski jump: A long, long chute and a very short jump. Track: The hurdlers climb the hurdles like ladders. Swimming: The women's champion turns out to be a mermaid. A men's champion demonstrates strokes, ending with the crawl (on the bottom of the pool, on all fours). We see dives, ending with a seedy bar. Crew: We pull back from the first three precision rowers to see a real mess. Bicycle track racing: "Monotonous, isn't it?" Baseball: A talkative catcher gets knocked back by the ball. Football: Avery Memorial Stadium, with every seat on the 50-yard line one row wide and hundreds tall. On field: The QB calls signals and hops around. A ref emerges from under a pileup: "Is it a touchdown? Mmm, could be." The play is diagrammed into a huge tangle. Auto racing: The winner is...
Lee Bishop is forced to grow up quickly when his mother leaves for Iraq and his younger sister joins him on the varsity wrestling squad.
Host Ted Husing provides his slant on three different sports. The first is cricket. The main action takes place on what is called the pitch, which is the playing field. The bowler tries to knock the bales off the wickets with the ball, while the batter tries to prevent that by hitting the ball. The fielders - called the longs and the shorts - can also try to knock off the bales. The batting team can score by the batter hitting the ball and running the length of the pitch to the opposite crease without being dismissed. The second is sailing. Husing follows the sailing boat, the Fifi, as it competes in a regatta on Long Island Sound. It ends up being an exciting and difficult race because of the high winds. The third is polo. The game, which entails players mounted on horse, trying to score by hitting a ball with a mallet into the opposing team's goal. Husing follows a match on International Field in Westbury...
Marilyn Parker (Linda Watkins, a young unsophisticated wife, who while her husband, Rex Parker (Alan Dinehart), is in Europe on "business" but took his mistress, Peggy Burns (Greta Nissen), with him, sub-leases his former "love nest" and becomes friendly with the gold-digging blondes and their 'daddys' that Rex and Peggy formerly entertained. She meets Boyce Cameron (John Boles), a wealthy bachelor and they fall in love with each other.
Futnet - a game similar to volleyball, played with one's feet, and on a tennis court - originated in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s. Now played internationally, village tournaments are still considered a point of pride.
Sport Billy is a 1979 animated television cartoon made by Filmation Associates, initially for broadcast in Germany. In 1982, Filmation carried the show over to the United States for syndication, and as a summer replacement in NBC's Saturday morning children's programming. It was the last first-run series produced by Filmation Associates to air on NBC.
A Question of Sport is a long-running BBC quiz show which started on 2 December 1968 and continues to this day. It is currently recorded at MediaCityUK in Salford Quays. It has been recorded in Manchester since the programme's inception at various studios including Dickenson Road Studios, then New Broadcasting House and was more recently shared between Granada Studios and BBC Television Centre, until moving full-time to MediaCityUK. It involves two teams of sports stars answering questions on their own and other sports. Each team has a resident captain, each of whom is joined by two stars of the sports world. Having run almost uninterrupted since 1970, the show is now Britain's longest continuously-running game show with 1000 episodes. On 8 January 2010 episode No. 885 was a celebration episode of A QoS's 40th birthday. The teams in the 1,000th episode which aired on 4 March 2013 which was won by Phil Tufnell were made up of current and former captains and comprised Bill Beaumont, Ally McCoist on Phil Tufnell's team and John Parrott and Willie Carson on Matt Dawson's team.
The Other Sport (Swedish: Den andra sporten) is a three-part documentary series zooming in on the often harsh conditions of women's football/soccer in Sweden since the first clubs got structurally organized in the mid-1960's up until this very day.
Pulp Sport was a TV show filmed in New Zealand, that mixes sport with various styles of comedy. The hosts Jamie Linehan and Ben Boyce acted under their respective pseudonyms Bill and Ben, performing a half hour of various sports based skits. They are usually accompanied by an anthropomorphic fox Mascot.
Sport Mastermind is a British television quiz show first broadcast by BBC television in July and August 2008. The show is a spin-off of the long running quiz show Mastermind and is themed on sport. Veteran TV sport presenter Des Lynam was the host and question-master, with the show itself titled Des Lynam's Sport Mastermind in many TV listings.
Squadron Sport Ranger is a Thai live-action superhero television series similar to the Japanese Super Sentai and the American Power Rangers franchises. It premiered on August 6, 2006 and aired on Thai Channel 3. Much like each Super Sentai and Power Rangers series has an overall theme, Sport Ranger's theme is sports, which each of the Sport Rangers has a specialty in. The second season of the show, which is titled Sport Ranger 2 premiered on Channel 3 on February 5, 2012.
Sport Science is an ongoing television series that explores the science and engineering underlying athletic endeavors. Originally filmed as a 12-part series that was broadcast on FSN from September 9, 2007, to April 20, 2008, the second series also appeared on FSN. Series 3 was picked up by ESPN. ESPN, who has changed the name of the series to SportScience, has yet to air new episodes. Instead, the network has chosen to air various SportScience vignettes during programs such as SportsCenter. Sport Science is a spinoff of its predecessor Fight Science on National Geographic. The series is filmed inside a Los Angeles airport hangar or on location using a mobile laboratory. Each episode on series 1 focused on testing certain aspects of athletics, while series 2 either poses more questions from previous episodes, or tries to re-analyze sporting moments or trials and tribulations, puts a human against animals or machines, or even checking against other sports or challenging the odds with data gathered using motion sensors and accelerometers. Professional athletes are featured prominently and are used to test the limits of the human body. In addition, host John Brenkus also participated in cases where an "average Joe" was required.
Sport Today is a sports news programme produced by the Sport 1 and is shown on Sport 1 . It is broadcast up to 12 times daily from Monday-Thursday, 11 times daily on Friday and twice daily at the weekend. The programme provides the news, results and Rebroadcast major sports events around the world.
Sport Nation is a magazine sports television programme produced by BBC Sport Scotland. The first edition was broadcast on BBC Two Scotland in March 2009 as Sport Monthly, but was relaunched as Sport Nation in 2011. The programme is designed as a showcase for all levels of Scottish sport. Previous editions have also included interviews with some high-profile Scottish sportsmen and women in addition to popular and up-and-coming young sports stars. Features from each show are available to watch again on the show's website and the whole programme is available 7 days after transmission across the UK on the BBC iPlayer.
Inside Sport is a weekly sports magazine programme produced by BBC Sport, presented by Gabby Logan. The programme is transmitted twice a week, with an extended edition broadcast at Sunday lunch-time. Inside Sport combines mainstream sporting issues with topics that may not be widely known to the sporting public, such as injured soldiers training to become Paralympic athletes. The show also runs documentary features, following the daily routine of high-profile sportsmen. These have included Kevin Pietersen, Arsène Wenger, Andy Murray, Ricky Hatton, Owen Hargreaves and Dwain Chambers. Regular studio guests include Tony Livesey, Des Kelly, Jonathan Pearce and Steve Bunce. There are also versions of Inside Sport for BBC World News and the BBC News channel.
Seven Sport is the brand that all sporting events broadcast on the Seven Network are broadcast under.
News, Sport & Weather is a regular Sky News programme providing news and sport "in 20 minutes, every 20 minutes". The programme airs daily 8 pm – 9 pm and additionally 2 pm – 5 pm at weekends, which is in 15-minute segments. During early 2010, the evening weekday NSW broadcasts were covered by various presenters. From 10 September these are presented Monday–Friday by Martin Stanford - after the axing of his show SkyNews.com. The Friday evening edition continues to run from 7 pm, whereas Monday–Thursday they start from 8 pm. In early 2011, Sky News started to scale back this format. It now currently only exists for one hour in weekdays from 8 pm, and is now in 20-minute news wraps. The 9 pm hour was replaced by Sky News At Nine and Press Preview. It is still broadcast for two hours on Friday nights from 7 pm. Bank Holiday editions are now replaced by 30-minute Sky News bulletins.
Sport Relief 2010, was a fund raising event organised by Sport Relief, broadcast live on BBC One and BBC Two from the evening of 19 March 2010 to early the following morning. It was held on Friday 19 March and Saturday 20 March 2010 from 7:00pm to 1:30am at the BBC Television Centre.
World of Sport was a sports programme broadcast on TCN9 in Sydney in the 1960s and 1970s. It was hosted by Ron Casey. The main sport covered was Rugby League. The panelists included Frank Hyde and Peter Frilingos.