TOP: BEST FEMALE ROLE MODELS
Friday 6th March at 21:00 pm
This episode counts down a list of the most inspirational women in the world. Sport stars and
celebrities in their own right, these women have defied the odds, gone against the grain and emerged as role
models for millions. Featuring on the list is Martina Navratilova, the tennis legend who won fans for her
sexual revelations as well as her undoubted on-court talents. Celebrities who also appear include pop stars Beyoncé and Rihanna.
TOP: FIRST GIRLS TO HAVE…
Friday 13th March at 21:00 pm
Take an in-depth look at some of the greatest pioneers in women’s sport. In this episode we get closer to the
groundbreaking women who’ve set the standard or opened doors for others to follow. Stars who feature
include racing driver Danica Patrick; Ronda Rousey, the first female fighter to sign with UFC; and Martina Hingis, a tennis champion, and the first woman to appear on the cover of American men’s magazine GQ.
TOP: MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN
Friday 20th March at 21:00 (SAST)
Wives, daughters, sisters, mothers or significant others – every sporting champion has had an inspirational
woman at their shoulder, pushing them to become the greatest they can be. Take a closer look behind the
superstar athletes as we count down the most influential women in sport, including Michael Phelps’ mother, whose unwavering support for her son helped him become the most decorated Olympian of all time.
TOP: EARLY TALENTS
Friday 27th March at 21:00 pm
This show turns back the clock to look at how some of the biggest female athletes showed their promise in
their early years. Beating the competition is nothing new to these champions, and we show how their blossoming talents formed foundations for incredible careers. Stars include Gabby Douglas, who won her first competition aged just eight, and tennis superstar Maria Sharapova, who started playing at nine and turned pro at just fourteen!
Thursday nights in March from 21:30 pm
TRACE Sport Stars kicks up the turf to reveal the stories behind the headlines. This month’s episodes feature
some of the biggest stars to have played the beautiful game, including French striker Thierry Henry, Dutch
winger Arjen Robben and midfielder-turned-manager Pep Guardiola. We’ll also shine a light on some great football stories, including Manchester United’s class of ’92 and how some of the world’s best crafted their talents in the streets of Argentina.
Wednesday nights in March from 21:00 pm
Tennis, golf and motor sports feature this March as Ultimate Clash matches up legends and modern stars
to find out who’s the greatest. Tennis trailblazers Billie Jean King and Li Na are on-court, the golf episode sees
Nicklaus and Woods draw clubs, and the adrenaline-pumping world of motor racing sees Mansell vs
Hamilton and Schumacher vs Vettel, as the biggest names in the sport line up on the grid.