Though Ice hockey is the most popular sports in Canada, the country has produced some great athletes in various sports who have left their impression on the minds of fans all over the world. The list of famous Canadian Sports Personalities would be incomplete without the mention of Lionel Conacher who won laurels for his country in football, baseball and ice hockey. The famous athlete was nicknamed ‘The Big Train’. Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe are two among the most famous ice hockey players the country has seen. Ben Johnson who held the record of being the fastest man in the world during the 1980s was a Canadian. While mentioning famous Canadian Sports Personalities, it is imperative to name Jacques Villeneuve, the famous race car driver; and Mike Weir who has made a niche for himself among the top 50 golfers in the world. The names of athletes like Terry Fox and Kurt Browning will be remembered fondly among sports lovers. Not lagging behind, the female Sports Personalities of the country such as Lela Brooks, Ethel Cartherwood, Nancy Greene and Myriam Bedard have earned international acclaim. Here we present to you a collection of biographies of some of the most famous Canadian Sports Personalities. To know more about their lives, timeline, explore the collection where we have even revealed some interesting facts and trivia about the personalities.
Tristan ThompsonTristan Thompson

13 March 1991

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky

26 January 1961

Steve NashSteve Nash

07 February 1974

Chris BenoitChris Benoit

21 May 1967

Sidney CrosbySidney Crosby

07 August 1987

Rocky JohnsonRocky Johnson

24 August 1944

Roddy PiperRoddy Piper

17 April 1954

Rubin CarterRubin Carter

06 May 1937

Owen HartOwen Hart

07 May 1965

Natalya NeidhartNatalya Neidhart

27 May 1982

Trish StratusTrish Stratus

18 December 1975

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Connor McDavidConnor McDavid

13 January 1997

Andrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins

23 February 1995

Mario LemieuxMario Lemieux

05 October 1965

Terry FoxTerry Fox

28 July 1958

James NaismithJames Naismith

06 November 1861

Sami ZaynSami Zayn

12 July 1984

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Carey PriceCarey Price

16 August 1987

Nik StauskasNik Stauskas

07 October 1993

Bobby OrrBobby Orr

20 March 1948

Jonathan ToewsJonathan Toews

29 April 1988

Taya ValkyrieTaya Valkyrie

22 October 1983

Bermane StiverneBermane Stiverne

01 November 1978

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Brooks LaichBrooks Laich

23 June 1983

Adonis StevensonAdonis Stevenson

22 September 1977

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick

01 August 1954

Donovan BaileyDonovan Bailey

16 December 1967

Missy FranklinMissy Franklin

10 May 1995

Yuen BiaoYuen Biao

26 July 1957

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Ben Johnson Ben Johnson

30 December 1961

Kevin SteenKevin Steen

07 May 1984

Edge (Wrestler)Edge (Wrestler)

30 October 1973

Laeticia AmihereLaeticia Amihere

10 July 2001

P. K. SubbanP. K. Subban

13 May 1989

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Rick FoxRick Fox

24 July 1969

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet

21 January 1983

Joe ThorntonJoe Thornton

02 July 1979

Steve YzermanSteve Yzerman

09 May 1965

Jacques PlanteJacques Plante

17 January 1929

John TavaresJohn Tavares

20 September 1990

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Jarome IginlaJarome Iginla

01 July 1977

Justin WilliamsJustin Williams

04 October 1981

Bobby RoodeBobby Roode

01 January 1977

Mike BabcockMike Babcock

29 April 1963

Sean AverySean Avery

10 April 1980

Mike ComrieMike Comrie

11 September 1980

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Gordie HoweGordie Howe

31 March 1928

Jesse PalmerJesse Palmer

05 October 1978

Owen HargreavesOwen Hargreaves

20 January 1981

Nazem KadriNazem Kadri

06 October 1990

Roberto LuongoRoberto Luongo

04 April 1979

Marc-André FleuryMarc-André Fleury

28 November 1984

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Barry TrotzBarry Trotz

15 July 1962

Patrice BergeronPatrice Bergeron

24 July 1985

Martin BrodeurMartin Brodeur

06 May 1972

Tyson KiddTyson Kidd

11 July 1980

Tim HortonTim Horton

12 January 1930

Matt DucheneMatt Duchene

16 January 1991

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Arturo GattiArturo Gatti

15 April 1972

Dion PhaneufDion Phaneuf

10 April 1985

Jacques VilleneuveJacques Villeneuve

09 April 1971

Steven StamkosSteven Stamkos

07 February 1990

Wayne SimmondsWayne Simmonds

26 August 1988

Evander KaneEvander Kane

02 August 1991

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Patrick RoyPatrick Roy

05 October 1965

Brent BurnsBrent Burns

09 March 1985

Joel QuennevilleJoel Quenneville

15 September 1958

Tyler SeguinTyler Seguin

31 January 1992

Patrick MarleauPatrick Marleau

15 September 1979

Mark MessierMark Messier

18 January 1961

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Stu HartStu Hart

03 May 1915

Daniel NegreanuDaniel Negreanu

26 July 1974

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk

28 December 1929

Clint MalarchukClint Malarchuk

01 May 1961

Gilles VilleneuveGilles Villeneuve

18 January 1950

Alain VigneaultAlain Vigneault

14 May 1961

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Jordan StaalJordan Staal

10 September 1988

Tie DomiTie Domi

01 November 1969

Jordin TootooJordin Tootoo

02 February 1983