The athlete whose silver Olympic medal in 1992 was celebrated across the racial divide.
Elana Meyer: Running For The New South Africa
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