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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Lionel Messi Lionel Messi
Argentinian

Mike Tyson Mike Tyson
American

Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant
American

Bruce Lee Bruce Lee
Chinese, American

Neymar Neymar
Brazilian

Tom Brady Tom Brady
American
Marcelo Bielsa Marcelo Bielsa
Argentinian

Cam Newton Cam Newton
American

John Cena John Cena
American
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Tiger Woods Tiger Woods
American

José Mourinho José Mourinho
Portuguese

Terry Crews Terry Crews
American
Jon Jones Jon Jones
American

Jackie Chan Jackie Chan
Hong Konger

Terry Fox Terry Fox
Canadian

Usain Bolt Usain Bolt
Jamaican

Sasha Banks Sasha Banks
American

Steve Nash Steve Nash
Canadian

Doc Rivers Doc Rivers
American

Niki Lauda Niki Lauda
Austrian

Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius
South African

Gina Carano Gina Carano
American

Steve Kerr Steve Kerr
Lebanese, American
Ronaldinho Ronaldinho
Brazilian