Directory containing biographies of world famous sportsmen and sportswomen.

Play a few games and get fame and fortune in return; who wouldn’t love that? Athletes and sportsmen, and women, have always been a great sour of inspiration for everyone. A few examples that would come to mind would be people like Michael Jordan, who was actually denied the opportunity to play on the varsity basketball team because he was too short; and Dick Hoyt, better known as Team Hoyt amongst athletic circles for being the father who took to triathlons just so that his disabled son could enjoy being a part of them; he has successfully completed 6 Ironman races. They symbolize the level of fitness, competitive edge, physique, popularity and fame that everyone wishes they had. In some countries, certain sportsmen are so famous and admired that they are actually worshiped. That said, it must be made clear that achieving that level of fame is no easy task and requires years of dedicated practice and training. Great athletes, whether they be cricketers, basketball or baseball players, formula 1 drivers, footballers or rugby players put in a substantial amount of their time and energy in perfecting their skills. To know more about such individuals, their life’s story, timeline, trivia and interesting facts, you just have to breeze though the list of biographies mentioned below.

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Mike Tyson Mike Tyson
American
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee
Chinese, American

Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant
American

Steve Kerr Steve Kerr
Lebanese, American

Lionel Messi Lionel Messi
Argentinian

Larry Bird Larry Bird
American

John Cena John Cena
American

Terry Crews Terry Crews
American

Big Show Big Show
American
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Jackie Chan Jackie Chan
Hong Konger

Tiger Woods Tiger Woods
American
Tom Brady Tom Brady
American

Nikki Bella Nikki Bella
American

Kimbo Slice Kimbo Slice
American

Jon Jones Jon Jones
American

Jerry Sloan Jerry Sloan
American

Cam Newton Cam Newton
American

Usain Bolt Usain Bolt
Jamaican

Sasha Banks Sasha Banks
American

Pat Tillman Pat Tillman
American

Neymar Neymar
Brazilian

Diego Maradona Diego Maradona
Argentinian

Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan
American
Niki Lauda Niki Lauda
Austrian

Marcelo Bielsa Marcelo Bielsa
Argentinian

Babe Ruth Babe Ruth
American

Dwyane Wade Dwyane Wade
American
Gina Carano Gina Carano
American

Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon
Nigerian, American

Triple H Triple H
American

Ronaldinho Ronaldinho
Brazilian

José Mourinho José Mourinho
Portuguese