When Claudio Ranieri was appointed Leicester City manager in July 2015, the football world was distinctly underwhelmed.
Great Britain’s female hockey stars did more than simply win a Gold medal in Rio this summer – they inspired a future generation and took the sport to a level not seen since the 1980s.
The former Australia coach has breathed fresh life into English rugby since taking over the national side following a disastrous World Cup campaign on home soil.
Building links between communities through rugby
Using dance to get disabled children active, and breaking down barriers.
Helping sufferers roll back the years, reviving priceless memories
Goals inspired England’s deaf women’s footballers to World Cup bronze
Led England’s visually-impaired cricketers to Ashes glory
Defied paralysis to get back on his bike.
Transforming opportunities in sport for deaf people
The Mirror's Pride of Sport Awards in partnership with TSB celebrate and recognise the unsung heroes of sport.
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