Sports Category

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Posted in: Action Videos, Automobiles, Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Motorsports, News, Sports and Video On Demand by Dave Parrack on September 17, 2016

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are back, with a brand new show they have made exclusively for Amazon Prime.

Called The Grand Tour, this is what the presenters of Top Gear did next. So expect cars, speed, stunts, and lots of banter between the terrible trio.

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Posted in: Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Football (Soccer) and Video On Demand by Jaime McDougall on August 30, 2016

“Hope Solo reacted the way any elite athlete would to news she had been suspended for six months and her contract terminated by the US Soccer Federation in the wake of calling the Swedish team “a bunch of cowards” after the US women’s national team was eliminated from the Rio Olympics.

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Posted in: Action Videos, Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Interesting People, Lifestyle, News, Sports and Video On Demand by Dave Parrack on August 23, 2016

The Rio 2016 Paralympics, the parallel Olympics for athletes with disabilities, are due to take place between September 7th and September 18th.

This video is Channel 4′s trailer for the Paralympics, and it shows some of the incredible athletes who are competing, as well as other disabled people who are achieving great things.

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Posted in: Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Educational, News, Sports and Video On Demand by Dave Parrack on August 16, 2016

In athletics, records are getting beaten all the time. It’s as if athletes these days are faster, stronger, and more capable than athletes from yesteryear. But is that actually true?

To test the theory, CBC pitted current sprinter Andre De Grasse against Jesse Owens, who won the 100m and 200m races at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

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Posted in: Awesome Videos to Watch Now, Sports and Video On Demand by Jaime McDougall on August 6, 2016

“This is the horrendous moment a French gymnast’s Olympics were ended in a single moment after he severely broke his left leg while landing on a vault.

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Posted in: Action Videos, Awesome Videos to Watch Now, News, Sports and Video On Demand by Dave Parrack on June 29, 2016

Tony Hawk is undoubtedly the most famous skateboarder to have ever lived. He won everything in his long and illustrious career, and even had a video game series named after him.

One of the many things that cemented his legend was his successful 900 during the 1999 X-Games in California. And he’s now attempting to land another 900, 17 years later, at the age of 48.

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Posted in: Awesome Videos to Watch Now, News Videos & TV, Sports and Video On Demand by Jaime McDougall on June 21, 2016

“The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today affirmed a decision to bar Russian track and field athletes from this summer’s Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, but also opened a door to allowing individual athletes to compete as part of the Russian national team if they are shown not to have engaged in doping.

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The legendary MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter Kimbo Slice has died at the tender age of just 42. He suffered heart failure, which is rare in someone so young.

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Manchester United’s final home game of the season was abandoned before it even kicked off after a “bomb” was found in one of the toilet blocks.

This video shows fans’ reactions to the bomb scare, and subsequent evacuation, as they left the stadium not quite sure what was happening.

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Downhill mountain biking is an insane sport. I can’t help but be impressed by these cyclists speeding down the side of a mountain (or tree-lined hillside) in record times.

However, as impressive as the sport is, it’s even more impressive when one of the competitors loses his chain at the start of the course. That’s game over, surely…

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