The most inspirational and finest moments in the history of sport, relived!
This week on Perfection … the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson completes an incomparable set of triumphs with Manchester United, the great 400 metre runner Jeremy Wariner of the United States, Switzerland’s first-ever win in the tennis Davis Cup, America’s sweetheart of the 400 metres, Sanya Richards- Ross, and the Dream Team, version six - Perfect again!.
This week on Perfection snowboarding superstar Shaun White wins back to back gold and a perfect score on the superpipe, Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France, Adam Scott becomes the first Australian to win the US Masters, two of cricket’s best rewrite the history books and Ryan Lochte bursts out of Michael Phelps’ shadow at the 2011 world swimming championships.
This week on Perfection … US hurdler Aries Merritt did something pretty special at the 2012 Olympics … Sugar Ray Robinson was the first boxer to have an entourage - he was also pretty handy in the ring … Hawaiian Carissa Moore upsets an Australian stranglehold on women’s surfing … we go inside the longest grand slam final in history … and diver Chen Ruolin, China’s little known superstar.
This week on Perfection … Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his goal of the year … before Michael Phelps, there was Ian Thorpe, who won six gold medals at the 2001 world championships … Renaud Lavillenie finally breaks a pole vault record no one thought possible .. extreme base jumper Valery Rozov tackled his very own Everest
This week on Perfection … Germany’s fearless goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, the San Antonio Spurs take basketball to its highest plain, Steffi Graf’s incredible Golden Slam of tennis, cricketer Shane Warne conjures the ball of the century and golfer Michelle Wie delivers on promise to win the US Open.
This week on Perfection … Brazil salutes its newest world champion, surfer Gabriel Medina … Kenyan Ezekiel Kemboi makes history in the Olympic 3000m steeplechase … Tiger Woods begins his incredible Majors winning run at the Masters in 1997
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.