Sports on Fire

Sports On Fire is documentary series that will bring you the world’s greatest athletes caught in the pivotal moments of modern history.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. A Cold War

    Canadian and Russian hockey players push themselves to the limits during the 1972 Summit Series, undeniably one of the greatest sports series of all time.

  • 2. Born on the Bottle

    A glance in the rearview mirror shows how bootlegging paved the way for the rise of NASCAR as whisky-running wheelmen became the first to compete in Southern stock car racing.

  • 3. The Race for Race

    During the 1936 Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany, a young African American athlete, Jesse Owens, displays remarkable talent and courage while competing for his country in front of Hitler.

  • 4. Terrolympics

    Ankie Spitzer recalls the tragic story of how her husband, André Spitzer, an Israeli Olympic fencing coach, was taken hostage and killed by terrorists at the Olympic games in Munich, 1972.

  • 5. All the Rage

    Athletes from all avenues of professional sport discuss the scandalous and hypocritical reality of performance-enhancing drugs.

  • 6. She Runs Like a Man

    A look at everything you never knew about Gender testing, and the discrimination that intersex athletes endure for unintentionally disrupting the binary gender categories.

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