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What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali (Part I) Earns Outstanding Long Sports Documentary Award

NEW YORK, N.Y., August 12, 2020 – HBO Sports was the recipient of five awards during the 41st Annual Sports Emmy Awards®, which were announced tonight virtually, highlighted by its ninth Sports Emmy Award® for Outstanding Long Sports Documentary for What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali (Part 1).

HBO Sports’ landmark franchise 24/7, which launched in 2007, captured three awards, including Outstanding Edited Sports Special or Series for 24/7: Kelly Slater. In total, the franchise has now captured 21 Sports Emmy Awards®.

Any One of Us, the documentary chronicling pro-mountain biker Paul Basagoitia’s life-changing journey to recovery after suffering a spinal cord injury, received the award for Outstanding Editing – Long Form.


The following HBO Sports programs received awards:

Outstanding Long Sports Documentary

What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali Part I

[Sutter Road Picture Company/Fuqua Films/SpringHill Company]


Outstanding Edited Sports Special or Series

24/7 Kelly Slater


Outstanding Camera Work

24/7: Kelly Slater


The Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award

24/7: Kelly Slater


Outstanding Editing – Long Form

Any One of Us

[Red Bull Films]

Click here for a full list of winners.

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