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‘What keeps me going is goals.’

Muhammad Ali


‘Do you know that in a race all runners compete, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may achieve it.’

(1 Cor 9:24)

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Video by Explosive900 Sounds : 1. B.o.B - Ghost In The Machine 2. Moby - Honey



‘Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.’

(Colossians 3:23-24)


‘Many people say I’m the best woman soccer player in the world. I don’t think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.’

Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm - Soccer Player | Mini Bio | BIO

Watch a short video biography of Mia Hamm, considered by many to be the best female soccer player of all time. #Biography Subscribe for more Biography: Delve deeper into Biography on our site: Follow Biography for more surprising stories from fascinating lives: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - captures the most gripping, surprising, and fascinating stories about famous people: The biggest break.

Care for Others


‘Physical exercise and sport… can help to foster friendly relations between peoples of classes, countries and races.’

(Gaudium et Spes, n.61)


‘People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defences, or the problems of modern society.’

Vince Lombardi

What it Takes to be Number One by Vince Lombardi - Inspirational Words from Vince Lombardi



‘But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.’

(Matthew 6:33-34)


‘You need to put a plan in place. Also, it’s important to understand the ‘aggregation of marginal gains’ …how small improvements in a number of different aspects of what we do can have a huge impact to the overall performance of the team.’

Sir David Brailsford

'Marginal Gains' Interview with Dave Brailsford GB Cycling Performance Director

Interview recorded during the Olympic Games



‘Glorify god in your body.’

(1 Cor 6:20)


‘I always had the philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say: “Listen. God gave you a gift to play football This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared.”’


Kings of 1970 - Pelé (His best moves in the 1970 World Cup)

Visit - The Home of Classic Football! Brazil dominated the 1970 World Cup and Pelé was at the heart of it all, with genius plays that make it seem like he was on another level than everyone else.



‘Run towards the finish line to receive a prize to which God calls (you) on high.’

(Phil 3:14)


‘I’ve worked hard over the years, I’ve been injured and I’ve worked hard through it, and I’ve made it.’

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt new 100m world record: 9.58!!!

The build-up, the actual race (starts at 2:11), and after reaction from Michael Johnson etc on this stunning stunning run!!! Plus short trackside talk with the three medallists.

Moral Courage


‘I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around.’

(Psalm 3:6)


‘I adapted an antiquated style and modernized it to something that was efficient. I didn’t know anyone else in the world would be able to use it and I never imagined it would revolutionize the event.’

Dick Fosbury

Dick Fosbury Interview - Developing The Fosbury Flop | Olympic Rewind

High Jump icon Dick Fosbury discusses the conception and development of his unorthodox technique that would become known as the 'Fosbury Flop' and win him the gold medal at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.



‘Who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself?’

(Philippians 3:21)


‘If you think you can’t, you won’t, and if you think you can, you will. When I’m tired at practice, I tell myself that I’m not tired, and I can push through. If you tell yourself you’re tired or if you tell yourself you’re sick, your body is going to follow the mind.’

Kellie Wells

Olympic medalist Kellie Wells Interview

Interview with Olympic medalist Kellie Wells at GM luncheon held at Citrus Restaurant in Orlando. 10-10-12



‘Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wealth, but we are imperishable.’

(1 Cor 9:25)


‘We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination and dedication, self-discipline, and effort.’

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens - 1936 Olympics

Jesse Owens of the United States wins 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He wins gold in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay, and the long jump.



‘But earnestly desire the higher gifts.’

(1 Cor 12:31)


‘We always spend more time on the throwing events and a little bit more on the long jump. They’re my weaker events – they don’t come as naturally to me as running and juming. I like the hurdles and the high-jump; I’m a springy, speedy athlete so those suit me.’

Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis Wins Heptathlon Gold - London 2012 Olympics

Team GB's Jessica Ennis wins the gold medal inthe women's heptathlon by winning the 800m at the London 2012 Olympic Games (4 August). Canada's Jessica Zelinka came second in the 800m heat with Russia's Tatyana Chernova in third. Canada's Jessica Zelinka came second in the 800m heat with Russia's Tatyana Chernova in third.

Sense of Humour


‘Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”’

(Psalm 126:2)


‘I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn’t spell it.’

Rocky Graziano

Rocky Graziano - The Relentless Champion

Highlights of the hard punching former Middleweight world champion. PayPal Donations: Rocky Graziano - Was an American professional boxer who held the World Middleweight title. Graziano is considered one of the greatest knockout artists in boxing history, often displaying the capacity to take his opponent out with a single punch.



‘Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.’

(Joshua 1:9)


‘The medals don’t mean anything and the glory doesn’t last. It’s all about your happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is loving the sport and having fun performing.’

Jackie Jayner Kersee

Interview with Olympic Gold Medal Athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersey

Tennille Benton interviews Jackie Joyner-Kersey about determination, humility, character, her foundation Love and Forgiveness and her rise to being one of the best athletes in the world.