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Old 15-12-2010, 15:06
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Many people would go for the old classics like Grandstand but my top sports themes are

The theme to STV,S Scotsport used from 1987 and 1993

Chase Side Shoot Up the BBC golf theme

The classic BBC F1 theme

The World Of Sport theme with the bi-plane titles

The Sky Sports News theme-the version used prior to the Freeview removal

The BBC Sportsnight theme

The Ford Monday Night Football theme Sky Used in the early 90s which had a vocal version with the lyrics Here We Go This Is It at the end of it


And my top sports theme of all time is this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONghdmuEi2U

The above theme best sums up Horse Racing for me

I would rush to the TV to watch the race every time I heard it

Please Channel Four Bring it back
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:07
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Rugby Special from the 70s.
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:10
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Even though I hate this particular sport, it has my favourite sports theme tune ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67xXbTaQlKI
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:24
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It has to be the MOTD theme the most instantly-recognisable of all. Also like BBC Scotland Sportscene music.
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:25
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Sky Sunday
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:29
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Do you mean Ski Sunday? That would definitely be my favourite.
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:31
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Many people would go for the old classics like Grandstand but my top sports themes are

The theme to STV,S Scotsport used from 1987 and 1993

Chase Side Shoot Up the BBC golf theme

The classic BBC F1 theme

The World Of Sport theme with the bi-plane titles

The Sky Sports News theme-the version used prior to the Freeview removal

The BBC Sportsnight theme

The Ford Monday Night Football theme Sky Used in the early 90s which had a vocal version with the lyrics Here We Go This Is It at the end of it


And my top sports theme of all time is this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONghdmuEi2U

The above theme best sums up Horse Racing for me

I would rush to the TV to watch the race every time I heard it

Please Channel Four Bring it back
I love the Wimbledon and London Marathon themes.
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:34
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BBC Snooker / Drag Racer has to be one of mine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GkgoeKHsXI
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:38
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The old BBC cricket one.

The old theme for Superstars - still used in America for Monday Night Football.
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Old 15-12-2010, 15:39
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The Chain (F1 theme) by Fleetwood Mac.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nVT44ahu3E
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:03
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Rugby Special from the 70s.
Written (I think) by The Shadows drummer Brian Bennett
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:05
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Sportsnight for me
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:11
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Da-da-da DA-da-da-da-da-da, da-DA-da-da-da-da!

MOTD all the way for me! Can't be beaten!
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:23
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Even though I hate this particular sport, it has my favourite sports theme tune ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67xXbTaQlKI
Yes, that cricket theme (to save other people the effort of having to look it up) or the Ski Sunday theme or the track from Rumours (The Chain) used for motor-racing - all three are sports I simply have no interest in. Isn't it funny how the worst sports have the best tunes?
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:48
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Formula One - Fleetwood Mac - The Chain.
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:51
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Dutch radio listeners get treated to THIS every night. The programme is called Langs de Lijn (Dutch version of 5 Live Sport)

It's a sick tune.
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Old 15-12-2010, 16:55
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"Here we go, here we go, this is it!", the theme for Sky's footie was one of my all time favourites!
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Old 15-12-2010, 17:48
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The BBC had some of the best Sports theme tunes, Darts/Snooker ecc, i like the Superstars theme tune, which is used as ESPNs Monday Night Football theme.

Channel 4 Tour De France theme, written by Pete Shelly of the Buscocks[not the Kraftwork one] was the best one, although i liked ITV Athletics theme.

Quite a few World Cup/Euro Fooball Championship themes i liked, such as ITV Mexico 86 theme, & prefered ITVs Italia 90 theme to Nessun Dorma, & ITVs Euro 92 theme"You Are The Number One"i think it's called, don't know who performed it though. I did like ITVs The Match theme. I also like The Granada Match theme["Moody Places" by Northside] & Granada Soccer Night theme[Northside"Shall We Take A Trip"]
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Old 15-12-2010, 18:26
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I always loved the EUFA Champions League theme
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgomX3qD-iA
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Old 15-12-2010, 18:41
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Sportsnight

BBC F1

But my favourite is this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXHPyLEJTHk, still gives me goosebumps. ITV Boxing. Actually woke up to the theme tune to this very fight!!
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Old 15-12-2010, 19:37
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I think Nigel Benn went on to epitomise that theme, if such a thing's possible. It had the perfect level of cheese to be epic without crossing over into Rocky IV territory. For me, boxing lost its way when Sky hoovered up the talent in the mid-'90s. But yeah - I'm pretty sure that's my favourite theme.

And you can't have Ski Sunday without Kickstart's Be My Boogie Woogie Baby!
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Old 15-12-2010, 19:39
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This is the Daddy of them all when it comes to sports theme tunes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv_idtcK1-E
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Old 15-12-2010, 20:01
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CBC's Hockey Night In Canada is one of the best IMO (along with The Chain)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96OTz6_qTnE


Due to contractual issues they had to change it, the new one isn't that bad either - but not "the greatest"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJizRX1Vjpk
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Old 15-12-2010, 20:08
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This is the Daddy of them all when it comes to sports theme tunes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv_idtcK1-E
I agree

I did like the ITV Midweek Sport Special theme late 80s & this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVjyz...eature=related

ITV The Match 88-92 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP_kY...eature=related

ITV Euro 92 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiJCA...eature=related

ITV Italia 90 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ruz45...eature=related

BBC Superstars theme, also used by ESPN as there Monday Night Football theme http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBfGNS6_Dj8
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Old 15-12-2010, 20:37
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How bizarre - was looking at You Tube last night and watched most of these!

World of Sport - preferred the latter theme for World of Sport in the 80s. Remember this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXZUnzAwULs
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