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A Kid’s Game: The Story Of Online Poker

A Kid’s Game: The Story Of Online Poker
Due to popular demand, Bluefirepoker presents A Kid’s Game: The Story of Online Poker. Up to this point the video has only been available to members of BlueFirePoker. This is the first time that the documentary has been released to the public. This documentary covers a variety of topics associated with being a professional poker player including the most money won/lost in a day, how they handle... 
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David Beckham – A Footballer Story

David Beckham – A Footballer Story
2006 is a massive year for David Beckham. He has the chance, as captain, to lead England to World Cup glory in Germany. In the build up to the tournament that could mark the pinnacle of his career, Beckham talks to Tim Lovejoy in an exclusive documentary for ITV1 on his extraordinary journey to the top. Beckham looks back on his life, explaining how the skinny boy from Leytonstone grew up to become... 
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Solo: Lost at Sea

Solo: Lost at Sea
In December 2006 Andrew’s first attempt to cross the Tasman Sea in a standard one-man kayak was aborted after two days due to trouble keeping warm inside the cockpit. Andrew’s second attempt began on 11 January 2007 and ended on 12 February when the search for his missing body was called off following the recovery of his partly flooded kayak on 10 February just 30 nautical miles short of his destination... 
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Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

Bruce Lee: In His Own Words
Bruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do combat form. He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon. He was also the father of actor Brandon Lee and of actress Shannon Lee. Lee was born in San Francisco, California, and... 
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Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
An intriguing premise for a full-length feature, the idea behind Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait is simple. Back in April of 2005, Real Madrid–replete with Zinedine Zidane, arguably the world’s finest footballer at the time–played Villareal in the Spanish league. At that game, seventeen cameras were all trained on Zidane. The film? At heart, it’s 90 minutes of following the great man around... 
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Human Weapon: Karate

Human Weapon: Karate
Hosts Jason Chambers and Bill Duff travel to Okinawa, Japan, the home of one of the most famous and deadly martial arts, Karate. Their journey takes them to a 600 year-old castle where they spend time practicing Iron Body Training. An ancient temple where they learn heart-stopping vital point strikes and go through training regiments of ancient Karate masters. And finally leading to a Kumite (sparring... 
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Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine

Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine
Garry Kasparov is arguably the greatest chess player who has ever lived. In 1997 he played a chess match against IBM’s computer Deep Blue. Kasparov lost the match. This film shows the match and the events surrounding it from Kasparov’s perspective. It delves into the psychological aspects of the game, paranoia surrounding it and suspicions that have arisen around IBM’s true tactics. It consists... 
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FIFA’s Dirty Secrets

FIFA’s Dirty Secrets
The half-hour programme saw investigative journalist Andrew Jennings look into allegations of corruption with FIFA, the world’s governing body of association football. Within the programme he alleged that three members of FIFA’s executive committee had been given bribes by International Sports and Leisure, a marketing partner of FIFA. The three men – Nicolas Leoz, Issa Hayatou and Ricardo Teixeira... 
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