The Incredible Athletes of Sierra Leone’s Amputee Soccer Club

(whistle) – Football is the most popular sport in Sierra Leone. And in the city of Freetown, there is one very special team. Meet the Flying Stars. Mohamed grew up playing football. But when he was only 10 years old he stepped on a landmine and had to have his right leg amputated. And unfortunately, […]

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Philipp Lahm: A Remarkable Football Career

I think he’s had a career that he never dreamt of having when he first became a professional player. A top, top, top player and a top guy is leaving the team. Philipp is an absolute legend of this amazing club. He is and was a fantastic professional, a strong character, fantastic quality, a really […]

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The Fantasy Sports Gamble (full film) : FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR:Tonight onFrontline:the law…>>Sports betting, by and large, is illegal in this country.>>NARRATOR:The loophole…>>The United States Congress carved out a piece of legislation that says fantasy sports is not gambling. I didn’t make that decision; they did.>>NARRATOR:The undergroundworld of online sports bettingand the multibillion dollarbusiness of daily fantasysports.>>I’ve made hundreds of thousands of dollars doing this […]

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From NFL to Opera Singer

From NFL to Opera Singer

(dramatic music) – [Ta’u] I am where opera and football collide. (singing in foreign language) – [Minnie] Ta’u had a long journey to the United States from Tonga. But his journey to center stage in the opera house took much longer. (singing in foreign language) (crowd cheering) – [Ta’u] My name is Ta’u Pupu’a. I […]

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Tackling Big Environmental Challenges – [Trailer]

Tackling Big Environmental Challenges – [Trailer]

[music] – [woman on radio] This is Thesis Thursdays on KXCI. What are your professional goals and dreams? – [Jesus] It seems wrong to me that people aren’t allowed to be aware of what’s affecting their health in the environment. I want to do all that I can to try and change that. [music] [underwater […]

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