9 episodes

Self-confessed sports geeks Elis James and Colin Murray are here to serve up the juiciest tales from the world of sports – think epic rivalries, scrappy underdogs, and the wildest comebacks and you’re in the right ball park. Thought you knew the story? Think again. From top-secret training sessions to dressing room dust-ups, join Colin & Elis as they dive into the greatest sporting stories of all time (and probably get a yellow card for simulation!). Blood? Sweat? Tears? Sport has it all. And that’s why we love it.
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Everything To Play For Wondery

    • Sports
    • 3.8 • 11 Ratings

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Self-confessed sports geeks Elis James and Colin Murray are here to serve up the juiciest tales from the world of sports – think epic rivalries, scrappy underdogs, and the wildest comebacks and you’re in the right ball park. Thought you knew the story? Think again. From top-secret training sessions to dressing room dust-ups, join Colin & Elis as they dive into the greatest sporting stories of all time (and probably get a yellow card for simulation!). Blood? Sweat? Tears? Sport has it all. And that’s why we love it.
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    Mo Farah: Going The Distance | Fly-Mo

    Mo Farah: Going The Distance | Fly-Mo

    A young Mo Farah is spotted by his PE teacher as a boy with raw talent. But his lack of focus and risky choices - including jumping naked into the river Thames - threaten to end his athletic career before it's even begun. After a few disappointing races Mo buckles down and sets his sights on Olympic gold, culminating in a triumphant Super Saturday win at London 2012. Meanwhile, Colin discovers that Elis has the softest lips in showbiz.

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    • 48 min
    Mo Farah: Going The Distance | Mo Money, Mo Problems

    Mo Farah: Going The Distance | Mo Money, Mo Problems

    It’s not long before Mo does the double – 5000m gold just a week after 10,000m at Super Saturday. Then in Rio, four years later, he does it again. However, two huge secrets are about to unfold – first a scandal involving his coach, and then a shocking fact about his own childhood. But it's a tale with a happy ending, with Mo Farah cementing his status as one of Britain’s most beloved sports stars.

    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | The Wild Card

    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | The Wild Card

    At his first Wimbledon, the up-and-coming Scottish player is a surprise hit. But when Andy Murray makes a joke about not supporting England in the World Cup, controversy erupts. Soon he will face the big three giants of tennis - Nadal, Federer and Djokovic. And the third best Murray - Colin - pledges his allegiance to Judy by offering to wash her car every Sunday.

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    • 42 min
    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | Going For Gold

    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | Going For Gold

    It’s crisis time for Murray as he breaks down on centre court in the 2012 Wimbledon final against Federer. But Olympic glory in London sends him to the US Open with a belief that New York could be the one. Surely, if he can make it there, he can make it anywhere..? Meanwhile Elis reveals his specialist subject - the European Mum Scene.

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    • 39 min
    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | Wimble-done

    Andy Murray: Hunting the Holy Grail | Wimble-done

    Surely this is the one? Murray reaches the Wimbledon final for the second time, but now it’s Novak Djokovic who stands on the other side of the net. With the Holy Grail finally within reach, Colin and Elis try to keep it together as they relive one of the most epic days in British sporting history.

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    • 44 min
    Wayne Rooney: England Man | Teenage Kicks

    Wayne Rooney: England Man | Teenage Kicks

    Teenage sensation Wayne Rooney bursts onto the scene in 2002 becoming the youngest ever goalscorer in Premier League history. With the pressure of Euro 2004 mounting, and with the tabloids already on his back, can Rooney stay focused and deliver for England? And can Colin get Elis to shut up about Mark Pembridge and follow the script?

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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Delwina ,

Dear Colin, Elis, and Producer Buddy

Love the show!

Fatigued Listener ,

Highly entertaining

Funny, insightful, and great story telling. I literally laughed out loud multiple times during each episode.

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