SportingWitness: Ice-Skating's Battle of the Brians01/24/15
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.
SportingWitness: Signing Michael Jordan
How the Chicago Bulls managed to pick the basketball great in the 1984 NBA draft.
SportingWitness: Pakistan's Women Cricketers
How two Karachi women blazed a trail for women's cricket in Pakistan and eventually broke two world records.
SportingWitness: The Dumptruck - King of Sumo
How a Hawaiian-born wrestler took the traditional world of Japanese Sumo by storm in the 1980s.
SportingWitness: First African Woman Marathon Win
Tegla Loroupe was an unknown Kenyan runner when she came from behind to win the New York Marathon in 1994
SportingWitness: Pele Joins NY Cosmos
An insider's account of Pele's shock move to a soccer team in the United States in 1975
SportingWitness: Racing the Stasi
In 1964 East German cyclist, Dieter Wiedemann, defected to the West to be with the woman he loved and to ride the Tour de France
SportingWitness: The Three Degrees
How three black footballers revolutionised the English game in the late 1970s.
SportingWitness: The Curse of the Bambino
How a fielding error in the 1986 World Series convinced fans of the Boston Red Sox that their team was cursed.
SportingWitness: British Lions in South Africa
In 1974, the British Lions rugby team made a famous, and controverial, tour of apartheid-era South Africa.
SportingWitness: India's Hockey Gold
At the 1948 London Olympics newly independent India won a gold for men's hockey.
SportingWitness: Ryder Cup - The War By The Shore
The bitter showdown at the 1991 edition of the Ryder Cup, recalled by members of the European and American sides.
SportingWitness: Ben Johnson
The Canadian sprinter's memories of one of the biggest doping scandals in sporting history.
SportingWitness: The Auld Enemy
How Scotland won a famous victory over England at Wembley Stadium in 1967.
SportingWitness: The D'Oliveira Affair
How the cricketer sparked an international row that led to the sporting isolation of apartheid South Africa.
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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.