There are loads of songs about sports. Since we are sports fans, this thread will propose sports music videos.
Please note that for BASKETBALL, there is a SEPARATE long time running thread here:
For all the rest of spots, they come here in this new thread...
Carl Douglas - "Kung Fu Fighting"
Bus Stop (with) Daz Sampson featuring Carl Douglas has a great cover adaptation of this song
Hanson Brothers - "The Hockey Song" - This is an absolute classic in Canada
Taivas varjele! by Finnish Hockey Mafia feat. Antero Mertaranta
The song is about a memorable scoring in the Finland-Russia game
Last edited by worldbasketball; 08-19-2011 at 02:35 PM.
Marky Mark (Mark Wahlberg) - "No Mercy" - a tribute to Dariusz Michalczewski (with actual words from Dariusz Michalczewski himself)
The two were real good friends and Marky Mark did train for a while in boxing that he loved. This love also portrays in boxing movies he played later on as Mark Wahlberg
Last edited by worldbasketball; 08-19-2011 at 02:34 PM.
Karl Wolf - "Africa" (World Cup Version) - The Lebanese-Canadian Karl Wolf was a basketball player actually and got the name "Wolf" in the basketball game as he was very quick
Arash (Swedish-Iranian) in "Iran Iran" in support of the Iranian National Football Team
Elias feat Frans - "Whos´s da man" - a Swedish tribute to Zlatan Ibrahimovich
K'naan (Somali-Canadian) featuring Spain David Bisbal in English/Spanish "Wavin Flag"
"Wavin Flag" a delightful Brazilian version in Portugues by Jorge e Matheus
Bafana Bafana with Leon Schuster (World Cup in South Africa) - In support of the South African National side called Bafana by fans
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Kareem Salama - "Generous Peace" - The singer, the Egyptian-American Kareem Salame is an amateur boxer actually...
Bobby Six - "Au bout de mes rêves" featuring Montreal's Algerian-German-Canadian boxer Benyamine Besmi
A brand new pre-release - with official release in October 2011
TP & Esco - "The Realest Sport"
Last edited by worldbasketball; 08-19-2011 at 03:38 PM.
When you say classic! this immediately comes to mind
Vangelis - "Chariots of Fire"
Arash (Swedish-Iranian) - "Glorious" -for 22nd World Handball Championships in support of the Swedish Handball National Team
Cledus T. Judd - "I Love Nascar!" featuring Toby Keith -- The Music is based on Tobey Keith's "I Love This Bar"
Loudon Wainwright III in "Swimming Song"
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Tony Christie - "(Is This The Way To) The World Cup"
In support of England
Stompin Tom Connors - "The Hockey Song"
Stompin Tom Connors - "The Snowmobile Song"
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Lynda Thalie (Canadian of Algerian origin) - "Rallye aicha des Gazelles"
Theme song for a rallye only for the women in Morocco