When a young boy brags that he knows the Yankees, he gets himself in a tough situation of "prove it" with his Little League buddies. Then, his father must somehow come through to get the Yankees to meet the kids.
A ninth grade Catholic school boy sets out to make a miracle happen. Believing a miracle can save his mother's life and having been told his winning the Boston Marathon would be "a miracle," Ralph begins training to win the famed race. Only after seeing his resolve and temerity, a conflicted Father Hibbert trains the boy through his triumphant win at a local race and prepares him for the ultimate...
A look at an Iraqi women's basketball team at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani in Kurdistan. For the young women on the team, most of whom have never been allowed to play any sport, it is a positive release from the realities of a war-torn nation. From different ethnicities and sects, the woman come to embrace the game and develop a deep affection for the young American man who coaches...
The definition of the expression "salad days" is a time of youthful indiscretion and delinquency. Witness skiing's new generation experience the sessions they wish would last forever: backcountry air, cliffs, rails, urban, pipe and more. These are the happy days, when the boys are green in judgment, cold in blood.
A referee for Spain's prestigious championship football league finds that his personal life is a disaster and his professional reputation is on the line following a series of controversial decisions. Together with his equally emotionally tormented friend Rafa, a top linesman, the two encounter a series of comical mishaps on their way to the last, decisive match of the season.
Documents Australian sprinter Peter Norman and his role in the moment, at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, when U.S. black athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith gave a power salute during a medal ceremony.
When Scotty moves into the neighborhood filled with baseball-crazed kids, all he wants to do is fit in. But Scotty can't even throw a ball, and it'll take some doing to join the gang. Soon enough, Scotty finds himself running from a killer dog and even comes face-to-face with a baseball legend.
Gifted young middle-distance runner, Sarah, finds her life changed when she is accepted into the best university athletics program in Montreal far from her suburban home in Quebec City. She does not have the family or financial support to help her make the big move but she leaves for Montreal anyway, with her friend Antoine. Barely out of their teens, the two get married to secure the best...
Follows three young boxers from the same Dublin boxing club, St. Saviours Olympic Boxing Academy. The club is a safe haven amongst the dangerous flats of Dublin's north inner city. There, under the guidance of the club's canny coaches, the three boxers fight for a better life both inside and outside the ring.
An assistant scout for a Seoul-based university baseball team is sent down to Gwangju in May 1980 (as demonstrations against the government reach extreme levels) to convince a young pitching phenom named Sun Dong-yeol to sign with his team.