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Tears of a weightlifter
In 2008, Matthias Steiner overcame personal tragedy to win an emotional Olympic gold
Chak de India!
How India's female hockey stars inspired a generation of sportswomen and a Bollywood film
Tasha Danvers - motherhood and elite performance
The British hurdler who overcame private emotional struggles to win an Olympic bronze
Lucy Ejike - Nigeria's powerlifting hero
The story of Nigeria's most successful female paralympian.
Cycling's 'Everesting' challenge
Why cyclists in lockdown are riding the equivalent of climbing the world's highest peak
Australia's 'Madam Butterfly'
Susie O'Neill experienced the joy of victory and the agony of defeat at her home Olympics
The aboriginal runner who became the hero of the Sydney Olympics in 2000
South Africa's black rowing hero
How Sizwe Ndlovu became the first black African to win an Olympic rowing gold in 2012.
Africa's football revolution
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Surfing the world's biggest waves
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Viv Anderson - first black England footballer
In November 1978, the defender became the first black Englishman to play for his country.