Sports Life Stories: Amir Khan
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Featuring top names from Rugby World Cup winners to Olympic gold medalists, Sports Life Stories focuses on the lives of iconic sporting figures.
Each of the seven episodes tells the tale of a sporting legend, allowing each individual to open up about their careers and personal lives, and showing how the impact of their achievements can reach into people's daily lives and even into politics.
The weekly series features:
Footballer Fabrice Muamba
Rugby player Gareth Thomas
Boxer Barry McGuigan
Snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan
Boxer Amir Khan
Rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio
Athlete Dame Kelly Holmes
Contributions from friends and admirers including familiar faces such as Mickey Rourke, Sir Clive Woodward, and Michael Vaughan reflect on and provide insight into the lives and achievements of each sportsperson.
Tonight, Amir Khan opens up about the highs and lows of his explosive career to date, from bursting onto the scene as a 17-year-old, to winning the world title at 22. And he describes his fight to come back from losing his world title in controversial circumstances to Lamont Peterson.