The story of the only black player in the Springboks' World Cup winning team in 1995. Read more
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.
Arunima Sinha - Indian Mountain Climber
The incredible story of the first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest
The shot heard around the world
How a wonder goal took the US to the football World Cup for the first time in decades
The BBC's first female football reporter
In 1969, Mary Raine became the first woman to report on football for the BBC.
Wrexham's FA Cup giant-killing
In January 1992, the small Welsh club beat reigning English champions Arsenal.
Togo bus attack
In 2010, Angolan rebels opened fire on the team buses of the Togolese football team.
P.T. Usha - India's 'queen of track and field'
How the fastest woman in India came agonisingly close to Olympic glory in 1984