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ESPN’s documentary films are being made available on-demand to subscribers of its streaming service ESPN Player in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

ESPN Player 19 Dec 2017A total of 15 sports documentaries are now available, and new films will be added each month. Many of those initially available are part of the Peabody, Emmy-winning and Academy Award-winning series 30 for 30, which was created to celebrate ESPN’s 30th anniversary in 2009.

Titles available to stream across EMEA include You Don’t Know Bo, about Bo Jackson who reached stardom as both a professional baseball player and American footballer; Unmatched, about the rivalry between tennis players Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert; and The House of Steinbrenner, which tells the tale of how shipbuilder George Steinbrenner revitalised baseball team the New York Yankees.

“ESPN Films has redefined sports documentaries, raising the levels of production and storytelling to new heights,” said Charly Classen, vice president and general manager, ESPN EMEA. “The quality of the series is such that they can be enjoyed by fans on non-sports fans alike, so we’re delighted to make them accessible to subscribers across EMEA