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Sports Life Stories

Season 3 2015

  • 2015-02-17T21:00:00-06:00 on ITV4
  • 60 mins
  • 8 hours, 0 mins
  • Documentary

Sporting legends speak honestly and candidly about their careers, giving a fascinating insight into the mindset required to reach the very top of their game.

8 episodes

3x01 Peter Shilton

  • Season Premiere

    2015-02-17T21:00:00-06:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series returns beginning with former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton who still holds the record as England's most capped player.

3x02 Chris Froome

  • 2015-02-24T21:00:00-06:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series continues as cyclist Chris Froome recounts the remarkable story of how he became only the second British winner of the Tour De France.

3x03 Paula Radcliffe

  • 2015-03-03T21:00:00-06:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series looks at the career of Paula Radcliffe whose world record for the marathon has already stood for more than a decade.

3x04 Andy Cole

  • 2015-03-10T21:00:00-05:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series looks at the career of one of the Premier League's most acclaimed strikers - Andy Cole. Although the record books show that he is still the second highest scorer of Premier League goals, and that he played for the large part of his career at Manchester United, little is known about his story. What made him tick, and why he is often still painted as a difficult and troubled personality? The programme attempts to get inside the mind of one of the most clinical finishers ever to grace the game. Friends and family offer insight into his character and his background, with contributions from Sir Alex Ferguson, Kevin Keegan, Ryan Giggs, Sol Campbell and Dwight Yorke.

3x05 Linford Christie

  • 2015-03-24T21:00:00-05:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series focuses on the legendary Jamaican born British sprinter - the only British man to have won gold medals in all four major competitions.

3x06 John Barnes

  • 2015-03-31T21:00:00-05:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series looks at the career of Jamaican born footballer John Barnes who was instrumental in change towards racial prejudice on the terraces in the 1980s.

3x07 Jason Robinson

  • 2015-04-07T21:00:00-05:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary charts the story of rugby star Jason Robinson's rise from inner-city council estate to World Cup winner. With contributions from Sir Clive Woodward.

3x08 Carl Frotch

  • 2015-04-14T21:00:00-05:00 — 60 mins

The sports documentary series looks at the life of boxer Carl Froch who as he nears retirement, looks back on some of the biggests fights of his career. When Carl Froch knocked out George Groves in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley he cemented his place in boxing legend. He has taken on some of the most dangerous men in his division time. No one who saw his extraordinary Rocky-like victory over Jermain Taylor in the final seconds of their world title bout in 2009 will be in doubt of Froch's warrior spirit. This revealing film features extensive action from all of the Nottingham fighter's greatest bouts, as well as interviews with his partner, Rachael Cordingley, coach Rob McCracken and boxing great Barry McGuigan.