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Lev Yashin - The Soviet Union's Goalkeeping Hero
The story of the man regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.
Goran Ivanisevic's Wimbledon Wildcard Win
The Croatian's emotional Wimbledon victory in 2001 when ranked 125 in the world.
The 1986 World Cup Final
The drama of the 3-2 Argentina victory over West Germany.
Jens Voigt - Riding the Tour De France On a Child's Bike
How the German cyclist had to borrow a child's bike to finish a mountain stage in 2010
Graeme Obree - The Flying Scotsman
How cycling's prestigious hour record was beaten by a Scotsman on a home-made bike.
Kay Cottee - Australian Sailing Hero
The story of the first woman to sail non-stop and solo around the world.
The cricketing career of the Pakistani politician.
Gaza's First Olympic Athlete
The 800m runner who made history at the 2004 Athens Olympics
Wayne Gretzky And "The Trade"
How the ice hockey legend's sale to a US team in 1988 caused outrage in Canada.
The Soviet gymnast who became one of the greatest Olympians of all time.
How the Australian tennis player surprised the world by winning the US Open in 1997
Tom Gregory - The 11-Year-Old who Swam the Channel
How a London schoolboy became the youngest person ever to swim the English Channel.
Vijay Amritraj and the Davis Cup
The tennis star on how India put political principle before sporting success
The story of the British sprinter of the 1920s immortalised in Chariots Of Fire
The Transplant Games
How a new sporting event for organ recipients was launched in 1978.
The Black Power Salute
The story of the iconic protest by black American athletes at the 1968 Olympics.
The Czech Gymnast Who Defied The Soviet Union
Vera Caslavska protested against the crushing of the Prague Spring at the 1968 Olympics.
How the team shooting sport began in the woods of New Hampshire in 1981.
Mika Hakkinen's F1 Horror Crash
How the Finnish driver nearly died in an accident at the 1995 Australian Grand Prix.
Tragedy on the Ice
In 1995, Olympic skating champion Sergei Grinkov died on the rink in front of his partner
Tegla Loroupe - Marathon Pioneer
How the Kenyan runner became the first black African woman to win a top marathon in 1994.
George Foreman - World Champion At 45
In 1994, the boxing legend won a second world title after a shock return from retirement.
The Fastest Man In The World Race
How top sprinters Donovan Bailey and Michael Johnson staged a head-to-head race in 1997.
Ironman's Iron Woman
Julie Moss wouldn't give up, even when she collapsed just metres from the finish line.
Usain Bolt - The Birth of a Legend
In 2008, the Jamaican sprinter wowed the world by winning the Olympic 100 and 200 metres
When British Football Went To China
West Brom became the first professional British football team to visit communist China
Lopez Lomong - From Lost Boy To The Olympics
The former Sudanese refugee who carried the flag for the USA at the 2008 Olympics.
Elana Meyer: Running For The New South Africa
The athlete whose silver Olympic medal in 1992 was celebrated across the racial divide.
Mark Edmondson And The Biggest Upset In Tennis
How a former part-time hospital cleaner won the Australian Open in 1976.
Diane Crump - Pioneering Female Jockey
The inspiring story of the first woman to ride in America's top horse race.
The Gay Games
The first international sports event for LGBT athletes was held in San Francisco in 1982.
Paul Pritchard And The Totem Pole
The British adventurer who was seriously injured on a climb, but returned 18 years later.
South Africa Win The Rugby World Cup
How sporting victory in 1995 helped unite South Africa after apartheid.
Why I invented the sports bra
When Lisa Lindahl couldn't find a comfortable bra to run in, she decided to design one
The birth of skiing
How the British invented downhill skiing at the start of the 20th Century.
Ireland's historic rugby Grand Slam
In 2009 Brian O'Driscoll led Ireland to their first Six Nations championship in 61 years
Weightlifting in a hijab
How Kulsoom Abdullah won the right to compete in weightlifting in Islamic dress.
Bangladesh's football heroes
How the national football team helped the country's fight for independence in 1971.
The man who ran around Australia
In 1983, Ron Grant became the first person to run 13,383 kilometres of Australian coast.
Marcus Trescothick and mental illness
The England cricketer who gave up his international career because of depression.
The King of Comrades
How Bruce Fordyce won South Africa's famous Comrades Marathon nine times in the 1980s.
Brian Lara's batting world record
In April 1994, the great West Indies batsman hit 375 runs against England in Antigua
Ashley Fiolek - Deaf motocross champion
How a deaf American rider dominated the fast and dangerous sport of women's motocross
The British runner who set a famous world record at the 2003 London Marathon.
Desiré Wilson - Formula One winner
In 1980 the South African racing driver became the only woman to win a Formula One event.
The Torino air disaster
In May 1949, a plane crash killed one of the greatest teams in Italian football history.
Secretariat - America's superstar racehorse
How one of the greatest racehorses of all time won the US Triple Crown in 1973.
Spurs dream of European glory
How Tottenham Hotspur took on Anderlecht in a battle for the 1984 UEFA Cup
Liverpool - The kings of Europe
How Liverpool won their first European Cup in 1977, starting a decade of domination.
Kenya's World Cup cricket fairytale
In 2003, Kenya stunned cricket by reaching the World Cup semi-final.
Japan's women footballers lift the nation
In 2011, winning the soccer World Cup lifted Japan's morale after the Fukushima disaster.
Tony Hawk, skateboard king
How mastering a virtually impossible trick made the US skateboarder a household name.
Germany's 'Golden Goal' heroine
In 2003, Nia Künzer's extra-time header won Germany its first women's football World Cup
USA wins the first Women's World Cup
Carin Jennings-Gabarra recalls her part in America's 1991 World Cup win
Little Mo, tennis great
Maureen Connolly was the first woman to win a tennis Grand Slam in 1953
The football war
The World Cup qualifiers that preceded a brief but bloody conflict in Central America
The closest Tour de France ever
How American Greg Lemond won cycling's biggest race by just 8 seconds in 1989.
Shane Warne and the 'Ball of the Century'
In 1993, the Aussie spinner made his Ashes debut with the delivery that made his name
Football glory unites Iraq
In 2007, Iraq won the Asian Cup sparking wild celebrations across the war-torn country.
David Steele: 'The bank clerk who went to war'
In 1975, the veteran cricketer became an unlikely English hero in the Ashes series
Ryneldi Becenti - Native American basketball star
The inspiring story of how a player from a Navajo reservation made it to the women's NBA.
The Queen of Mont Blanc
How Britain's Lizzy Hawker won the top race in mountain-running a record five times.
The pole-vaulter who insulted the Soviet Union
In 1980, Poland's Władysław Kozakiewicz won Olympic gold, then insulted the Moscow crowd
Eamonn Coghlan and the four-minute mile at forty
How the Irish runner came out of retirement to achieve a milestone for older runners.
The world's longest horse race
In 2009 the first ever Mongol Derby was raced across the Mongolian Steppe.
Western Samoa stun Wales
In 1991, the team from the South Pacific shocked Wales in the Rugby World Cup.
India's long jump queen
How Anju Bobby George won India's first ever World Athletics Championship medal in 2003.
Muhammad Ali: The 'Last Hurrah'
In 1980 the boxing legend came out of retirement for a last shot at a world title aged 38
The policeman who won the Rugby World Cup
How a London-born policeman ended up featuring in an all-conquering New Zealand team.
Chester Williams - South Africa's black rugby hero
The story of the only black player in the Springboks' World Cup winning team in 1995.
New York Marathon women's protest
How six women runners staged a sit-down to demand equality for female athletes in 1972.
The death of Robert Enke
The German goalkeeper who killed himself in November 2009, shocking the football world.
Magic Johnson and HIV
In November 1991 the basketball legend stunned America by announcing he was HIV positive.
The Blind Cricket World Cup
In 1998, India hosted the first international tournament for blind cricketers.
Nigeria's 'Superfalcons' wow the Women's World Cup
How the Nigerian team put women's football on the map in Africa in 1999
The Cold War's strangest sport
How international Morse code competitions became popular behind the Iron Curtain.