Sporting Witness: Alberto Juantorena: Cuba's 'White...04/26/15
The Cuban runner who won a unique double at the 1976 Olympics and became a national hero
SportingWitness: Alberto Juantorena - White Lightning
The Cuban runner who won a unique Olympic double and became a national hero.
SportingWitness: Judit Polgar - Chess Prodigy
How the greatest female chess player of all time became a grandmaster and defeated her nemesis Gary Kasparov.
SportingWitness: Yale Women Rowers
In 1976, the rowing team at Yale staged a naked protest to demand equal treatment for women's sport.
SportingWitness: Black Golfer at the Masters
How Lee Elder broke one of the last colour barriers in US sport at Augusta in 1975.
A historic encounter between footballing rivals Uganda and Rwanda
SportingWitness: India World Cup Cricket Triumph
How India's shock win over the West Indies in 1983 delighted a nation.
SportingWitness: Barry Sheene crashes
In March 1975, the British motorcyclist suffered the fastest crash in the history of his sport.
SportingWitness: Socceroos in Vietnam
How the Australian football team won their first international tournament in a warzone.
SportingWitness: Boat Race Mutiny
In 1987, a group of Oxford University rowers launched a famous rebellion against their coach.
SportingWitness: Beryl Burton - Yorkshire Dynamo
The little-known story of one of the greatest women cyclists of all time.
SportingWitness: Surfing Mavericks
How Californian Jeff Clark conquered the legendary surf spot in 1975.
SportingWitness: The Black Stars of Ghana
How the great Ghana football side of the 1960s won a famous victory at the Africa Cup of Nations.
SportingWitness: The Ice Bowl
How the coldest game in American Football history made the reputation of the Green Bay Packers and their coach Vince Lombardi.
SportingWitness: Ice-Skating's Battle of the Brians
In 1988, the American, Brian Boitano, and the Canadian, Brian Orser, went head-to-head for Olympic figure-skating glory.
SportingWitness: South Africa win Africa Cup of Nations
How Bafana Bafana's football victory in 1996 helped South Africa heal the wounds of Apartheid.
SportingWitness: The Harlem Globetrotters in the USSR
How the American basketball showmen won over Soviet audiences during a Cold War tour in 1959.
SportingWitness: FA Cup Giantkillers
How tiny Hereford United shocked mighty Newcastle in the 1972 FA Cup.
SportingWitness: The Indomitable Lions
How Cameroon shocked Maradona's Argentina at the 1990 World Cup.
SportingWitness: Wimbledon Pioneers
The story of the doubles partners who became the first Jewish woman and the first black woman to win Wimbledon in 1956.
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More informationIn the run-up to the London 2012 Olympic Games we bring you a new programme telling the inside story of the key moments from sporting history, that seized the world's attention.
Sporting Witness will use archive material and personal recollections from the athletes themselves and those who knew them.
The programme will cover well-known Olympic stories - including some that you may not have heard before - but which have mythical status in their home countries.