In 2008, the Jamaican sprinter wowed the world by winning the Olympic 100 and 200 metres
Julie Moss wouldn't give up, even when she collapsed just metres from the finish line.
How top sprinters Donovan Bailey and Michael Johnson staged a head-to-head race in 1997.
In 1994, the boxing legend won a second world title after a shock return from retirement.
How the Kenyan runner became the first black African woman to win a top marathon in 1994.
In 1995, Olympic skating champion Sergei Grinkov died on the rink in front of his partner
How the Finnish driver nearly died in an accident at the 1995 Australian Grand Prix.
How the team shooting sport began in the woods of New Hampshire in 1981.
Vera Caslavska protested against the crushing of the Prague Spring at the 1968 Olympics.
The story of the iconic protest by black American athletes at the 1968 Olympics.