Sports Life Stories: Ronnie O'Sullivan
Published: Thu 21 Mar 2013
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Tonight, one of snooker's most gifted and controversial characters talks about his life and career, including his success on the table and some devastating low points away from it. From early family life right through to winning his fourth World Championship this year, this unique insight with contributions from Jimmy White and Barry Hearn helps paint a picture of the true Ronnie O'Sullivan.
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.