In 1969, Mary Raine became the first woman to report on football for the BBC. Read more
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
Stanley Matthews' Soweto team
How an English soccer legend ran a team of black players in apartheid-era South Africa
Rocky Bleier: The legendary comeback
How a wounded Vietnam war veteran became an NFL Super Bowl champion.
Knocking down Mike Tyson
In 1990, outsider James "Buster" Douglas defeated one of boxing's greatest champions.
Nancy Greene: The 'Tiger' of women's skiing
How the Canadian became a national hero after winning Olympic gold in 1968
Kenya's first Winter Olympian
In 1998, a farmer called Philip Boit competed in the gruelling cross-country ski event.
India's luge pioneer
How Shiva Keshavan took part in one of the most dangerous Winter Olympic sports at 16.