October 2016

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The October edition of Real Sports looks at the controversy surrounding Hot Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury, explores the untold story of Peter Norman -- the forgotten third man in the iconic image of the sprinter podium from the 1968 Olympics -- and visits Lewiston, Maine, where an influx of African refugees has changed the dynamics of the city and its boys' high school soccer team.


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The Guru

Bikram Choudhury has become one of the world's most successful yoga gurus by certifying instructors to teach his practice. But Real Sports spoke with certified trainers who liken Choudhury to a cult leader who berates students and, in recent years, has faced allegations of sexual assault.

Ep. 235 Trailer (October 2016)

The Third Man

Correspondent David Scott explores the untold story of Peter Norman, the forgotten third man standing on the podium at the 1968 Olympics where sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists in protest.

Ep. 235 Trailer (October 2016)

Coming to America

Correspondent Soledad O'Brien meets the top high school boys soccer team in Maine, which is comprised of players from war-torn countries in Africa who've fled to America as refugees.

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In 2006, Donald Trump embarked on a mission to build one of the greatest luxury golf resorts in the world on the historic northeast coast of Scotland. The project sparked heated opposition from locals who believed the venture would spoil their pristine coastline.

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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was awarded its second prestigious George F. Peabody Award.

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