About Human to Hero


Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star. The show explores the discipline, dedication and determination involved, as well as the sources of inspiration for the world's best athletes.

Watch Human to Hero at these times (all GMT):
Every Wednesday on World Sport at 1600 and 2130, and Thursdays on World Sport at 0400.
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Human to Hero next meets Sunday Oliseh, a former football player from Nigeria.

Oliseh played at two World Cups, making headlines with a winning goal against Spain in 1998, and he also won an Olympic gold medal.

He reveals the challenges Africans face in making it big overseas, and how his faith helped him overcome any obstacles.

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