Best sport documentaries to watch and live stream after finishing The Last Dance

With coranavirus largely shutting down the sporting schedule. We've collated a guide to the best sport documentaries on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and beyond

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As the world of sport grinds to a halt due to the coronavirus, there is precious little for sport fans to watch live at present – or likely for the foreseeable future. Luckily in recent years there have been a number of excellent new sports documentaries commissioned by the streaming giants that you may not have had the chance to watch.


The Last Dance has swept across the globe to an immense reception, but what can you watch now the Michael Jordan-Chicago Bulls series has drawn to a close?

From breathtaking political thriller Icarus that took home an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 Oscars to Sunderland ‘Til I Die which became a binge-watching favourite for football fans across the UK, there are a rich and varied array of sports docs just a click away.

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and many other platforms are producing their own original docuseries and films, with a wide array of sports and sportspeople under the microscope. has rounded up some of the biggest sport documentaries and films you can watch on a variety of streaming platforms and TV channels.

All or Nothing: Manchester City

Fly-on-the-wall documentary charting the progress of Manchester City’s 2017/18 Premier League title triumph.

Original release: 2018

Episodes: 8 (45-54 minutes each)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

A gritty, all-access account of tennis superstar Andy Murray’s rehab from a career-threatening injury

Original release: 2019

Episodes: 1 (108 minutes)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

El Corazon de Sergio Ramos

A behind-the-scenes look at Real Madrid and Spain national team captain Sergio Ramos’ life away from the pitch

Original release: 10th September 2019

Episodes: 8

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Under the hood of the 2018 Formula 1 season with an immersive look at drivers, teams and their Grand Prix preparations

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Original release: 2019

Episodes: 10 (27-40 minutes each)

How to watch: Netflix


Filmmaker Bryan Fogel sets out to experiment the effects of doping in sports, but his personal story quickly explodes into a global scandal

Original release: 2017

Episodes: 1 (121 minutes)

How to watch: Netflix

Inside Borussia Dortmund

The cameras go into the depths of Signal Iduna Park to shine a light on one of Germany’s hottest football clubs

Original release: 2019

Episodes: 4 (68-96 minutes each)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Make Us Dream

The story of Steven Gerrard’s glittering career at Liverpool FC – from rising star to Champions League winner

Original release: 2018

Episodes: 1 (103 minutes)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video


A showcase of the late Ayrton Senna’s sensational Formula 1 career in the build-up to his tragic death, aged 34.

Original release: 2010

Episodes: 1 (106 minutes)

How to watch: Rent or buy on various platforms

Sunderland ‘Til I Die

Fly-on-the-wall documentary following Sunderland AFC during their turbulent 2017/18 season

Original release: 2018

Episodes: 8 (37-42 minutes each) – Season 2 coming soon

How to watch: Netflix

Take Us Home: Leeds United

The inside story of Leeds United’s 2018/19 season under popular new boss Marcelo Bielsa

Original release: 2019

Episodes: 6 (40-45 minutes each)

How to watch: Amazon Prime Video

The Last Dance

An all-access insight into NBA star Michael Jordan’s spectacular rise with the Chicago Bulls in the 90s.

Original release: 2020

Episodes: 10 (approx. 45 minutes each)

How to watch: Netflix

This Is Football

A documentary that captures the heart of why football is so loved by billions around the world

Original release: 2019

Episodes: 6 (55-62 minutes each)


How to watch: Amazon Prime Video