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Mikaele Pesamino (rugby), Earl Va'a (rugby), Brian Lima (rugby)
Joe Calzaghe (boxing), Ryan Giggs (soccer), Gareth Edwards (rugby)
Wasim Akram (cricket), Sohail Abbas (field hockey), Jansher Khan (squash)
Kirill Lazarov (handball), Goran Pandev (soccer), Dragana Pecevska (handball)
Tan Howe Liang (weightlifting), Wang Yuegu (table tennis), Li Jiawei (table tennis)
Manute Bol (NBA), Luol Deng* (NBA), Ismail Ahmed Ismail (running)
Noureddine Morceli (running), Karim Ziani (soccer), Madjid Bougherra (soccer)
Park Ji-Sung (soccer), Se Ri Pak (golf), Kim Yu-Na (figure skating)
Elnur Mammadli (judo), Aliya Garayeva (gymnastics), Teimour Radjabov (chess)
Ichiro Suzuki (MLB), Hidetoshi Nakata (soccer), Mao Asada (skating)
Vénuste Niyongabo (running), Arthémon Hatungimana (running), Mohammed Tchité (soccer)
Yulieski Gourriel (baseball), Félix Savón (boxing), Javier Sotomayor (high jump)
Ato Boldon (running), Richard Thompson (running), Brian Lara (cricket)
Pancho Segura (tennis), Antonio Valencia (soccer), Jefferson Perez (racewalking)
Edgar Renteria (MLB), Carlos Valderrama (soccer), Juan Pablo Montoya (NASCAR)
Eidur Gudjohnsen (soccer), Olafur Stefansson (handball), Vala Flosadottir (pole vault)
Abdur Razzak (cricket), Mushfiqur Rahim (cricket), Mashrafe Mortaza (cricket)
Bruce Lee (kickboxing), Marco Fu (snooker), Lee Lai Shan (windsurfing)
California Molefe (running), Amantle Montsho (running), Dipsy Selolwane (MLS),
Lorik Cana (soccer), Tie Domi (NHL)*, Luan Krasniqi (boxer)
Sachin Tendulkar (cricket), Sunil Gavaskar (cricket), Dhyan Chand (field hockey)
Garry Sobers (cricket), Malcolm Marshall (cricket), Joe Walcott (boxing)
Nadia Comaneci (gymnastics), Ilie Nastase (tennis), Elisabeta Lipa (rowing)
Alleyne Francique (running), Andre Fletcher (cricket), Devon Smith (cricket)
Spiridon Louis (running), Pyrros Dimas (weightlifting), Nikos Galis (basketball)
Alexis Argüello (boxing), Dennis Martinez (MLB), Ricardo Mayorga (boxing)
Diego Maradona (soccer), Manu Ginobili (NBA), Juan Manuel Fangio (F1)
Brian O'Driscoll (rugby), Padraig Harrington (golf), Sean Kelly (cycling)
Wayne Gretzky (NHL), Steve Nash (NBA), Sidney Crosby (NHL)
Brandon Manumaleuna (NFL), Junior Seau (NFL), Marques Tuiasosopo (NFL)
Orzubek Nazarov (boxing), Aidyn Smagulov (judo), Kanatbek Begaliev (wrestling)
Silvio Cator (long jump), Samuel Dalembert* (NBA), Jozy Altidore* (soccer)
Ghada Shouaa (heptathlon), Joseph Atiyeh (wrestling), Naser Al Shami (boxing)
Ferenc Puskas (soccer), Krisztina Egerszegi (swimming), Tamas Darnyi (swiming)
Gary Player (golf), Francois Pienaar (rugby), Bryan Habana (rugby)
José Luis Chilavert (soccer), Roque Santa Cruz (soccer), Romerito (soccer)
Roberto Clemente (MLB), Miguel Cotto (boxing), Chi Chi Rodriguez (golf)
Kim Collins (running), Runako Morton (cricket), Atiba Harris (MLS)
Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer), Eusebio (soccer), Luis Figo (soccer)
Taufik Hidayat (badminton), Susi Susanti (badminton), Raema Lisa Rumbewas (weightlifting)
Jaromir Jagr (NHL), Jan Zelezny (javelin), Emil Zatopek (running)
Georgios Achilleos (shooting), Fatima Whitbread* (javelin), Marcos Baghdatis (tennis)
Lilian Thuram* (soccer), Marie-José Pérec* (running), Teddy Riner* (judo)
Jonah Lomu (rugby), Edmund Hillary (mountaineering), Peter Snell (running)
Rony Seikaly* (NBA), Freddy Deeb* (poker), Sammy Farha* (poker)
Julio Cesar Chavez (boxing), Lorena Ochoa (golf), Juan Manuel Marquez (boxing)
AthletesCountry
Alex de Angelis (MotoGP), Daniela Del Din (shooting), Massimo Bonini (soccer)
Hicham El Guerrouj (running), Hasna Benhassi (running), Larbi Ben Barek (soccer)
Emmanuel Adebayor (soccer), Benjamin Boukpeti (canoeing), Moustapha Salifou (soccer)
Lee Chong Wei (badminton), Nicol David (squash), Rashid Sidek (badminton)
Hector Scarone (soccer), Diego Forlán (soccer), Enzo Francescoli (soccer)
Pelé (soccer), Gustavo Kuerten (tennis), Ayrton Senna (F1)
Ivan Zamorano (soccer), Elias Figueroa (soccer), Fernando Gonzalez (tennis)
Ernesto Fonseca (motocross), Claudia Poll (swimming), Paulo Wanchope (soccer)
Vic Darchinyan (boxing), Tigran Petrosian (chess), Levon Aronian (chess)
Erki Nool (decathlon), Kristina Smigun (skiing), Andrus Veerpalu (skiing)
Naim Suleymanoglu (weightlifting), Rustu Recber (soccer), Hedo Turkoglu (NBA)
Don Bradman (cricket), Rod Laver (tennis), Ian Thorpe (swimming)
Carlos Ruiz (MLS), Carlos Silva (shooting), Mateo Flores (marathon)
Rod Carew (MLB), Mariano Rivera (MLB), Roberto Duran (boxing)
Muhammad Al-Deayea (soccer), Hadi Al-Somayli (hurdles), Khalid Al-Eid (equestrian)
Oksana Chusovitina* (gymnastics), Djamolidine Abdoujaparov (cycling), Artur Taymazov (wrestling)
Yao Ming (NBA), Li Ning (gymnastics), Guo Jingjing (diving)
Anthony Nesty (swimming), Clarence Seedorf* (soccer), Ernesto Hoost* (kickboxing)
Hasheem Thabeet (NBA), Filbert Bayi (running), Suleiman Nyambui (running)
Andriy Shevchenko (soccer), Vitali Klitschko (boxing), Sergey Bubka (pole vault)
Haile Gebrselassie (running), Tirunesh Dibaba (running), Kenenisa Bekele (running)
Babe Ruth (MLB), Muhammad Ali (boxing), Jim Thorpe (decathlon)
Novak Djokovic (tennis), Peja Stojakovic (NBA), Jelena Jankovic (tennis)
Vitaly Scherbo (gymnastics), Svetlana Boginskaya (gymnastics), Ekaterina Karsten (rowing)
Frankie Fredericks (running), Paulus Moses (boxing), Luketz Swartbooi (running)
Alexander Vinokourov (cycling), Bakhyt Sarsekbayev (boxing), Dmitriy Karpov (decathlon)
Roger Federer (tennis), Xeno Müller (rowing), Fabian Cancellara (cycling)
John Mugabi (boxing), John Akii-Bua (hurdles), Moses Kipsiro (running)
Michal Martikan (canoeing), Elena Kaliska (canoeing), Peter Bondra (NHL)
Dikembe Mutombo (NBA), Gary Kikaya (hurdles), Mwadi Mabika (WNBA)
George Best (soccer), David Healy (soccer), Pat Jennings (soccer)
Adam Malysz (ski jumping), Robert Kubica (F1), Tomasz Gollob (speedway)
Kirsty Coventry (swimming), Nick Price (golf), Andy Flower (cricket)
Jay Jay Okocha (soccer), Hakeem Olajuwon* (NBA), Nwankwo Kanu (soccer)
Bruno Julie (boxing), Stephane Buckland (running), Vikash Dhorasoo* (soccer)
Vijay Singh (golf), Waisale Serevi (rugby), Marika Vunibaka (rugby)
Eric Liddell (running), Jackie Stewart (F1), Kenny Dalglish (soccer)
Scotty Nguyen* (poker), Dat Nguyen* (NFL), Hoang Anh Tran (weightlifting)
Zaza Pachulia (NBA), Nikoloz Tskitishvili (NBA), Nino Salukvadze (shooting)
Hong Yong-Jo (soccer), Hong Un-Jong (gymnastics), Kim Gwang-Sik (gymnastics)
Nicolae Juravschi (canoeing), Vitalie Grusac (boxing), Veaceslav Gojan (boxing)
Paavo Nurmi (running), Mika Hakkinen (F1), Matti Nykänen (ski jumping)
Albert Pujols (MLB), Pedro Martinez (MLB), David Ortiz (MLB)
Muttiah Muralitharan (cricket), Kumar Sangakkara (cricket), Mahela Jayawardene (cricket)
Eddy Merckx (cycling), Justine Henin (tennis), Tom Boonen (cycling)
Manny Pacquiao (boxing), Efren Reyes (pool), Paeng Nepomuceno (bowling)
AthletesCountry
Khaosai Galaxy (boxing), Samart Payakaroon (boxing), Paradorn Srichaphan (tennis)
Alexander Ovechkin (NHL), Evgeni Plushenko (figure skating), Andrey Arshavin (soccer)
Aleki Lutui (rugby), Chris Hala'ufia (rugby), Tevita Taumoepeau (rugby)
Kalusha Bwalya (soccer), Samuel Matete (running), Felix Bwalya (boxing)
Rasul Boqiev (judo), Yusup Abdusalomov (wrestling), Andrey Abduvaliyev* (hammer throw)
David Beckham (soccer), Bobby Charlton (soccer), Steve Redgrave (rowing)
Rohan Kanhai (cricket), Lance Gibbs (cricket), Clive Lloyd (cricket)
Michael Essien (soccer), Ike Quartey (boxing), Abedi Pele (soccer)
Paul Tergat (running), Catherine Ndereba (running), Samuel Wanjiru (running)
Franz Beckenbauer (soccer), Michael Schumacher (F1), Steffi Graf (tennis)
Mal Michael (AFL), Marcus Bai (rugby league), James Gwiit (AFL)
Hristo Stoichkov (soccer), Veselin Topalov (chess), Albena Denkova (skating)
Bojana Popovic (handball), Predrag Drobnjak (NBA), Mirko Vucinic (soccer)
Zinedine Zidane (soccer), Jacques Anquetil (cycling), Jean-Claude Killy (skiing)
Tim Duncan* (NBA), Peter Holmberg (sailing), Abdul Hodge* (NFL)
Tenzing Norgay (mountaineering), Apa Sherpa (mountaineering), Pemba Dorjie (mountaineering)
Jair Jurrjens (MLB), Churandy Martina (running), Jan Boersma (sailing)
Peter Schmeichel (soccer), Paul Elvstrøm (sailing), Wilson Kipketer (running)
Andy Schleck (cycling), Marc Girardelli (skiing), Charly Gaul (cycling)
Rashid Ramzi (running), Maryam Yusuf Jamal (running), Yusuf Saad Kamel (running)
Abdi Bile (running), Abdisalam Ibrahim (soccer), Mo Farah (running)
Goran Ivanisevic (tennis), Janica Kostelic (skiing), Davor Suker (soccer)
Petra Majdic (XC skiing), Primoz Kozmus (hammer throw), Robert Koren (soccer)
Hermann Maier (skiing), Michaela Dorfmeister (skiing), Niki Lauda (F1)
Maria Mutola (running), Clarisse Machanguana (WNBA), Tico-Tico (soccer)
Rafael Nadal (tennis), Alberto Contador (cycling), David Villa (soccer)
Amr Shabana (squash), Farid Simaika (diving), Alaa Abdelnaby (NBA)
Shahar Peer (tennis), Yossi Benayoun (soccer), Ariel Zeevi (judo)
Viv Richards (cricket), Andy Roberts (cricket), Curtly Ambrose (cricket)
Johan Cruyff (soccer), Sven Kramer (speed skating), Fanny Blankers-Koen (running)
Sandis Ozolinsh (NHL), Andris Biedrins (NBA), Maris Strombergs (cycling)
Chien-Ming Wang (MLB), Yani Tseng (golf), Yang Chuan-Kwang (decathlon)
Nicklas Lidstrom (NHL), Annika Sorenstam (golf), Ingemar Stenmark (skiing)
Oussama Mellouli (swimming), Mohammed Gammoudi (running), Wissem Hmam (handball)
Hossein Rezazadeh (weightlifting), Ali Daei (soccer), Hadi Saei (taekwondo)
Samuel Eto'o (soccer), Francoise Mbango Etone (triple jump), Geremi (soccer)
Nasser al-Attiyah (rallying), Saif Saaeed Shaheen (running), Mubarak Hassan Shami (running)
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (running), Tonique Williams-Darling (running), Durward Knowles (sailing)
Asashoryu (sumo), Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar (judo), Gundegmaa Otyrad (shooting)
Usain Bolt (running), Michael Holding (cricket), Asafa Powell (running)
Cecilia Tait (volleyball), Sofia Mulanovich (surfing), Teofilo Cubillas (soccer)
Arvydas Sabonis (NBA), Sarunas Jasikevicius (NBA), Virgilijus Alekna (discus throw)
Hanni Wenzel (skiing), Andreas Wenzel (skiing), Mario Frick (soccer)
Johan Santana (MLB), Luis Aparicio (MLB), Edwin Valero (boxing)
Bjørn Dæhlie (XC skiing), Sonja Henie (figure skating), Thor Hushovd (cycling)
Didier Drogba (soccer), Kolo Toure (soccer), Emmanuel Eboue (soccer)

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