How Tegla Loroupe became the first African woman to win a major marathon
Clive Toye's account of Pele's shock move to a US soccer team in 1975
in 1964, East German cyclist, Dieter Wiedemann, defected for love and the Tour de France
How three black players revolutionised English football in the 1970s.
Memories of the only man to win the world championship in Formula 1 and motorcycle racing
How a misfield in the 1986 World Series convinced Boston Red Sox fans they were cursed.
In 1974 the British Lions made a famous and controversial rugby tour of South Africa.
In 1948 at the 'austerity' Olympics, newly independent India won gold on the hockey pitch
The bitter clash between the best golfers from the USA and Europe in 1991
The Canadian sprinter disqualified for doping at the 1988 Olympics