Sport documentaries

Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League on Showmax

Stream Fever Pitch: The Rise of The Premier League on Showmax

Showmax releases an exciting documentary, Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League, featuring stories of stars like Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Alan Shearer.

The Fastest Woman on Earth is on Showmax

The Fastest Woman on Earth (2022)

A fascinating and tragic documentary about Jessi Combs, a professional racer and TV personality who set out to break new records in racing.

Williams Sisters is on Showmax

Women in sport: Crushing the invisible hurdles

This Women’s Day, watch Williams Sisters and seven more stories about the women who became champions not just in their sport, but against the systems that held them back. 

Williams Sisters documentary on Showmax

Williams Sisters (2023)

Dominating the game of tennis for over three decades, winning every title imaginable – follow Serena and Venus’s journey in this biographical documentary.

Schumacher and Schumacher is on Showmax

Schumacher & Schumacher (2023)

F1 champion Michael Schumacher won 91 Grand Prix races. But in 2013, he vanished. Find out more in documentary Schumacher & Schumacher. 

Roger Federer A Champions Journey on Showmax

Roger Federer: A Champion’s Journey (2023)

Bow to the king of the tennis court with this documentary on Roger Federer’s journey from humble ball boy to the GOAT of the game before his retirement in 2022.

Down: A Comrade Story is on Showmax Pro

Down: A Comrades Story (2023)

The documentary from the Chasing the Sun team celebrating 100 years of the world’s greatest ultramarathon is now streaming on Showmax.

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Unstoppable- The Rebecca Nagel Story is on Showmax

Unstoppable: The Rebecca Nagel Story (2022)

Discover the inspiring story of the South African paraplegic CrossFit champ and record-making half-marathon trail competitor.

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Against All Odds The Alwyn Uys Story is on Showmax

Against All Odds: The Alwyn Uys Story (2022)

An awe-inspiring documentary about Springbok hopeful Alwyn Uys, and how he overcame a paralysing accident to make a record-breaking swim.

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Rassie is on Showmax

Rassie (2022)

Rassie: The Official Film offers insight into Erasmus’ family background, life and career and features interviews with the likes of Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi.

Federer’s Laver Cup Swan Song (2022)

Federer’s Laver Cup Swan Song (2022)

Roger Federer looks back on an astonishing career, his legacy, the new generation, and the bittersweet moment he knew it was time to bid the game farewell.

David Beckham: Infamous (2022)

David Beckham: Infamous (2022)

No footballer can top David Beckham in terms of global popularity, but can you remember the time when he was public enemy number one?

Two Sides is streaming on Showmax

Two Sides

This compelling SuperSport documentary gives an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the British & Irish Lions rugby tour to South Africa.

Two Sides comes to Showmax Pro subscribers in Africa from 16 June 2022

Two Sides comes to Showmax Pro subscribers in Africa from 16 June 2022

The story of the 2021 British and Irish Lions rugby tour to South Africa at the height of Covid-19 pandemic is now streaming on Showmax Pro.

Mapimpi documentary on Showmax Pro

Stream the highly anticipated Map1mp1 documentary on Showmax Pro

The long-awaited documentary about Makazole Mapimpi comes to Showmax Pro in South Africa on 27 March 2022, courtesy of SuperSport.

The United Way is essential viewing for any football fan

The United Way is essential viewing for any football fan

At a time when Manchester United are flattering to deceive, there is no better time to relive what the club is all about by watching the documentary The United Way.

Back on the Record with Bob Costas

Back on the Record with Bob Costas

Stream legendary broadcaster Bob Costas’ talk show, presenting in-depth interviews with the biggest names in sports and entertainment. 

Showmax to stream Man U documentary The United Way across Africa

Showmax to stream Man U documentary The United Way across Africa

The legend of the Red Devils will be told for the first time in Africa when Showmax streams The United Way.

The Weight of Gold: Michael Phelps speaks out on mental health

The Weight of Gold: Michael Phelps speaks out on mental health

The most decorated Olympian of all time explores the difficulties faced by medallists after the games are over in this HBO doccie.

The Day Sports Stood Still

The Day Sports Stood Still

Director Antoine Fuqua chronicles the abrupt COVID-related sports stoppage, athletes’ prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic, and the return to competition.

Brad Binder Reflections 2.0

Brad Binder Reflections 2.0

Brad Binder reflects on his Rookie of the Year performance from the uncertainty of the pandemic to making history with his maiden win in the premier class.

At the Heart of Gold is on Showmax

At the Heart of Gold (2019)

This hard-hitting, unflinching HBO documentary uncovers the scandal of the US women’s Olympic gymnastics team doctor, Larry Nassar. 

Tiger on Showmax


HBO presents an intimate picture of Tiger Woods and his path to fame, to infamy, and, eventually, to his inspiring comeback. 

Chasing the Sun: the top 4 moments in the first three episodes

Chasing the Sun: the top 4 moments in the first three episodes

Here are some of the quotes that stuck with us from the hit SuperSport documentary series.