Stories of astonishing achievement and firsts for women
The aboriginal runner who lit the Olympic cauldron and went on to win the 400m event
The first woman to win the Iditarod race through 1000 miles of wilderness in Alaska
The Romanian gymnast who scored the first "Perfect 10" at the Olympics in 1976.
The first and only woman to win one of the biggest events in motorsport.
The American footballer who won the World Cup, then tore off her shirt to reveal her bra.
The American athlete who broke the gender barrier at the Boston Marathon
How Tegla Loroupe became the first African woman to win a major marathon
The two Karachi women who blazed a trail for women's cricket.
How the Algerian runner's success made her a political opponent for extremists
The Canadian rower who defied a horrific injury to win an Olympic medal in 1992
The inspiring Dutch wheelchair tennis player who went undefeated for more than a decade.
The Midfielder who Scored the First Ever International Goal for the England Women's Team.
The glamorous East German skater remembers dancing Carmen at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
In 2002, free diver Tanya Streeter attempted to reach a record depth of 160m
The story of Gail Grandchamp, who campaigned for the right of women to box in the USA.
The American sprinter who recovered from serious illness to win the Olympic 100 metres.
How the English women's rugby team fought for official recognition in the 1990s.
In 1978, US female sports journalists won a major victory in their fight for equality
How the rebellious Australian swimmer shattered records in the 1950s and 60s
How the British wheelchair racer won her greatest victory at the 2004 Paralympic Games
The journey of female marathoner Agueda Amaral from refugee to the Sydney Olympics.