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Nicknamed 'The Iron man' he played 21 years in MLB for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001). Broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played with 2632
Ukrainian-Canadian NHL-goaltender. Known for his many injuries, and for the record of career shut-outs (103) who stood for 39 years. His 447 career wins stood for 30 years
American MLB-player. Nicknamed 'The Man of Steal', and widely regarded as the sport's greatest leadoff hitter and baserunner
Innovative MLB executive perhaps best known for breaking MLB's color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson and for introducing the batting helmet
American chess player. Considered to have been the greatest chess master of his era and an unofficial second World Chess Champion 1858-60
Swiss long-distance runner famous for her finish in the womens Marathon at the 1984 Olympics, where she severly dehydrated finished the last lap in nearly six minutes
Romanian gymnastics coach. He has coached nine Olympic champions including Nadia Comăneci, Mary Lou Retton and Kerri Strug
English boxer of Yemeni descent. Former WBO, WBC, IBF, and Lineal featherweight champion. Known for his boxing antics and spectacular ring entrances
American baseballer who played 19 seasons for Boston Red Sox (1939–60). Nicknamed 'The Kid' and 'The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived'
Puerto Rican MLB-player, four times World Series winner for the Yankees, but also nominated for a Latin Grammy as a jazz musician
'The Say Hey Kid' played in 1951-73 for New York / San Francisco Giants and New York Mets. Possibly the best allround baseball player in history
American female athlete who had success in golf, basketball, and track and field in the 30s, 40s and 50s
Scottish snooker player who in 1990, became the youngest-ever (21) World Champion. Winning a record seven WCs until 1998
Which tennis star's father represented Iran at Boxing in two Olympic games?
American sportscaster commonly referred to as 'the voice of basketball', honoured with a membership of the Basketball Hall of Fame
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Filipino boxer who became the first and only eight-division world champion
World No. 1 tennis player for three years, 1939 and 1946-47. After retirement he became well known as a hustler and gambler, losing the Battle of the Sexes against Billie Jean King
Quarterback playing mainly for San Francisco 49ers 1979-92. Nicknamed 'The Comeback Kid'. He won 4 Super Bowls
Soviet speed skater who in 1958 won the overall silver medal in both the European Championships and the World Championships, even though he only had one arm
Canadian ice hockey player who played 18 seasons on Montreal Canadiens. Retired in 1960 as NHLs all-time leader in both goals, 544, and points, 965
Sudanese-born basketball player who at 2,31 m was one of the tallest men ever to play in the NBA
Canadian hockey player who played 17 seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins 1984-2006. Is currently the team's principal owner and chairman
As a member of the Magnificent Seven, the US gymnastics team at the Atlanta olympics, she is best remembered for performing the vault despite having injured her ankle
Australian golfer nicknamed 'the shark' for his aggressive style. Spent 331 weeks on no. 1, and won the Open Championship in 1986 and 1993
Female Australian Aboriginal tennis player who won 14 Grand Slam titles: seven in singles
British golfer and analyst. No. 1 for 93 weeks. Won the Open and Masters three times each in the period 1987-96
Scottish Formula1 driver competing in 1965-73, winning three World Drivers' Championships
English jockey, nicknamed 'The Long Fellow'. With 4,493 career wins, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest flat racing jockeys of all time
Romanian world no. 1 tennis player in the 1970s. Known for his 7 Grand Slam titles, for his erratic temperament and good looks
Ethiopian female runner who won 3 gold olympic gold medals, and 5 WC gold medals on 5000 and 10000 meters 2003-12

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