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Which tennis star's father represented Iran at Boxing in two Olympic games?
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
Ethiopian female runner who won 3 gold olympic gold medals, and 5 WC gold medals on 5000 and 10000 meters 2003-12
'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
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
Romanian world no. 1 tennis player in the 1970s. Known for his 7 Grand Slam titles, for his erratic temperament and good looks
American sportscaster commonly referred to as 'the voice of basketball', honoured with a membership of the Basketball Hall of Fame
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
English boxer of Yemeni descent. Former WBO, WBC, IBF, and Lineal featherweight champion. Known for his boxing antics and spectacular ring entrances
British golfer and analyst. No. 1 for 93 weeks. Won the Open and Masters three times each in the period 1987-96
Innovative MLB executive perhaps best known for breaking MLB's color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson and for introducing the batting helmet
American female athlete who had success in golf, basketball, and track and field in the 30s, 40s and 50s
Quarterback playing mainly for San Francisco 49ers 1979-92. Nicknamed 'The Comeback Kid'. He won 4 Super Bowls
Canadian hockey player who revolutionized the role of a defendman winning the NHL scoring title twice. Won Stanley Cup for the Bruins twice in the 70s
American baseballer who played 19 seasons for Boston Red Sox (1939–60). Nicknamed 'The Kid' and 'The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived'
Scottish Formula1 driver competing in 1965-73, winning three World Drivers' Championships
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
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
South African professional golfer who accumulated nine major championships between 1959 and 1978, winning all of them at least once
Australian golfer nicknamed 'the shark' for his aggressive style. Spent 331 weeks on no. 1, and won the Open Championship in 1986 and 1993
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
American NBA center-player, who played for the San Antonio Spurs 1989–2003. Two-time NBA Champion and Olympic Champion
Female Australian Aboriginal tennis player who won 14 Grand Slam titles: seven in singles
American middleweight boxer who was convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison in 1985
Canadian hockey player who played 17 seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins 1984-2006. Is currently the team's principal owner and chairman
Filipino boxer who became the first and only eight-division world champion
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
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
Puerto Rican MLB-player, four times World Series winner for the Yankees, but also nominated for a Latin Grammy as a jazz musician
American MLB-player. Nicknamed 'The Man of Steal', and widely regarded as the sport's greatest leadoff hitter and baserunner
Romanian gymnastics coach. He has coached nine Olympic champions including Nadia Comăneci, Mary Lou Retton and Kerri Strug
Sudanese-born basketball player who at 2,31 m was one of the tallest men ever to play in the NBA
Scottish track cyclist who is 11 times world champion and six olympic gold medals (2004-12)
Scottish snooker player who in 1990, became the youngest-ever (21) World Champion. Winning a record seven WCs until 1998
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