The most inspirational and finest moments in the history of sport, relived!
This week on Perfection … Allyson Felix breaks through for a 200m gold at an Olympic Games, Sam Stosur becomes Australia’s first women’s grand slam winner in 31 years and Canada’s curling teams snare gold at Sochi. The incomparable Giacomo Agostini did what no man has done on two wheels, while the Dakar Rally claims many, but one man has conquered it more than most.
This week on Perfection … Heavyweight boxing champion Wladamir Klitschko sets a unique record with his brother Vitali, High Jumper Blanka Vlasic has a record win streak the envy of her opposition, baseball’s home run king Barry Bonds scales the Mt Everest of the game, Paula Radcliffe sets one of athletics’ most enduring world records and cricket’s incomparable Don Bradman.
This week on Perfection … Novak Djokovic has a season labelled the “best of all time”, British cyclist Victoria Pendleton becomes her nation’s greatest Olympian and Fernando Alonso breaks the grip Michael Schumacher had on F1. Michael Phelps’ 2012 Olympics featured another world first, while the track relay teams in the 4 x 100m, from the same Games, set two world records.
This week on Perfection, the all-conquering Bayern Munich become the first German team to win the famous treble, Kelly Holmes rebounds to win double gold at Athens and Muhammad Ali takes on George Foreman in Africa. No-one really knows Fanny Blankers-Koen, but she is the IAAF Athlete of the Century and golf’s youngest star Lydia Ko, with the biggest pay day in women’s golf history - at just 17.
This week on Perfection, a perfect 10 catapults Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore to a sixth world title, Sebastien Loeb has a driving record the envy of the motoring world while ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has her moment in history. Zhang Jike, China’s table tennis magician, claims a rare feat faster than anyone, while the French men’s handball team goes where no team has gone before.
This week on Perfection, Rory McIlroy joins the greats of golf with a record setting third majors win, Sally Pearson defies the hard knocks and setbacks to reach ultimate Olympic glory.
This week on PERFECTION, Brazil’s growing football superstar Neymar and his goal of the year, world surfing champion Mick Fanning conquers personal loss to beat the world, bubbly American swimmer Missy Franklin’s extraordinary debut Olympics, Kirani James puts Grenada on the map with a record run and a perfect day for Annika Sorenstam, the all-time great golfer.
This week on PERFECTION, Kenyan 800m champion David Rudisha’s amazing Olympic final, Jenson Button joins the greats en route to the 2009 FI title, Rafael Nadal’s goes where no man or woman has been in tennis, while British cyclist Sir Chris Hoy etches his name in Olympic folklore and China’s diving sensation Wu Minxia realises her dream.
This week on PERFECTION, Wayne Rooney’s wonder strike for Manchester United, England’s rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson buries a dagger in Australia, BMX champion Mariana Pajon realises a lifelong dream, boxer Nicola Adams at the top of the mountain, and West Indian cricketer Brian Lara’s landmark innings.
This week on PERFECTION, Maria Sharapova's career Grand Slam, a huge comeback in the Ryder Cup golf known as the 'Miracle of Medinah', one of the greatest comebacks in sports history at the America's Cup, a vintage Michael Jordan moment and quarterback Tom Brady leads the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl.
This week on PERFECTION, South African swimmer Chad le Clos slays the giant of the sport, they say the Triple Crown is one of the hardest things in sport, we find out who’s conquered it … David Beckham shocks the world with a move to Hollywood, Lewis Hamilton gets the timing just right to a win a world title and Haile Gebrselassie's marathon effort that shocked the world.
This week on PERFECTION, redemption for Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks, Sally Fitzgibbons lives her dream to become surfing’s No.1 and boxer Floyd Mayweather talks fast and makes money faster … but no one can beat him. We also see how Cadel Evans became Australia’s first Tour de France winner, and when New Zealand rugby’s wrecking ball, Jonah Lomu, changed the sport forever.
This week on PERFECTION, US sprinter Michael Johnson creates history in Atlanta, legend Ben Ainslie becomes the most decorated sailor in the world, Serena Williams’ emotional win for a slain sister, the giant of world swimming, Sun Yang, eclipses the longest-standing record in his sport and Muttiah Muralitharan's extraordinary end to his record-setting career.
This week on PERFECTION, Zinedine Zidane’s greatest day for France, Cathy Freeman carry’s Australia’s hopes and dreams at the 2000 Olympics and Asia’s badminton rock star Lin Dan, adds another title to his legacy. Danica Patrick rocks her moment to remember in Japan, while Peyton Manning, some say the greatest NFL quarterback, makes it all the way to the top of the record book.
This week on PERFECTION, the incomparable Roger Federer sets another record at Wimbledon, Aussie half pipe champion Torah Bright defies serious injury to win Olympic gold and UK cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins Tour de Moment in France. We look at a rare feat in women’s golf with Sth Korea’s Inbee Park and salute baseball great Derek Jeter, who capped an amazing 20 seasons in classic fashion.
This week on PERFECTION, the great Argentine footballer Lionel Messi has a season for the ages, Kelly Slater’s unprecedented 11th surfing world title - the youngest and oldest winner on tour - plus Manny Pacquiao’s amazing career and win over Marquez in 2008, Anna Meares recovers from a broken neck to win Olympic gold and Kim Yuna, Sth Korea’s Olympic skating champion.
This week on PERFECTION, Sebastian Vettel dominates everyone in 2013 with a record season, punctuated by win in India … Andy Murray breaks a 77-year drought at Wimbledon … Lindsey Vonn battles injury and her personal demons to be alpine skiing’s best … Somali born runner Mo Farah becomes a British icon and Sachin Tendulkar reaches an extraordinary cricket milestone.
In episode 3 of PERFECTION, get an inside look at Lebron James’ rise to greatness in Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, the Flying Russian Yelena Isinbayeva world record feats and Diego Maradona’s amazing 1986 World Cup moment. We also check out two young guns - British diver Tom Daley who shocked the world in 2009 and Marc Marquez, MOTOGP’s multiple world champion.
In this episode we take a closer look at the incredible feats of Tiger Woods’ 2008 US Open win, Jessica Ennis winning gold at London as the Face of the Games, Ronaldo’s moment that sealed the Ballon d’OR, Muhammad Ali’s controversy riddled knockout of Sonny Liston and Michael Schumacher’s delivery of the world title back to Ferrari.
In this episode we take a closer look at the incredible feats of Usain Bolt's Double-Double, Nadia Comaneci's perfect 10, Phil Mickelson's first European major breakthrough in 2013, Li Na's rise to win at Roland Garros in 2011 and Michael Phelps’ eight gold medal haul at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.