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Donald Arthur Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American former competition swimmer, five-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in four events. He won a total of five gold medal...

3/22/2017 3/30/2017

Robert Willis "Jack" Morey, Jr. (born August 23, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he recei...

3/22/2017 3/30/2017

Caldwell Blakeman Esselstyn Jr. (born December 12, 1933) is an American physician, author and former Olympic rowing champion. Esselstyn is the author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease (2007), in...

3/22/2017 3/29/2017

James Price McLane, Jr. (born September 13, 1930) is an American former competition swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. McLane represented the United States as a 1...

3/22/2017 3/29/2017

John Birnie Marshall MP (1930 - 1957)

John Birnie Marshall (29 March 1930 – 31 January 1957) was an Australian competitive swimmer of the 1940s and 1950s who won a silver medal in the 1500-metre and a bronze medal in the 400-metre freest...

3/22/2017 3/29/2017

Shani Davis is an Olympic champion speedskater from the United States. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first Black athlete (from any nation) to win a gold medal in an in...

8/1/2013 3/1/2017

Rulon Gardner is an American Olympian who competed in the 2000 Olympic games, winning the gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling upon defeating Russian Aleksandr Karelin, who was undefeated in 13 years of...

2/22/2017 2/22/2017

Cael Norman Sanderson (/ˈkeɪl/ kale; born June 20, 1979) is an American college wrestling coach; the current head wrestling coach of Penn State University. He is considered one of the greatest Americ...

2/19/2017 2/19/2017

Danny Mack "Dan" Gable (born October 25, 1948) is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach. He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 15 NCAA team...

8/15/2008 2/19/2017

Dr. Ran Laurie MP (1915 - 1998)


William George Ranald Mundell Laurie (4 May 1915 – 19 September 1998), known as Ran Laurie, was a British physician, rowing champion and Olympic gold medallist. His younger son is the actor and write...

12/20/2012 1/8/2017

Cathy Rigby MP

"Cathleen Mason", "Cathy Mason", "Cathy Rigby-McCoy"

Cathy Rigby is an American entertainer who has achieved fame as a gymnast, actor, and motivational speaker. Gymnastics Rigby's participation in the 1968 Summer Olympics as the highest-scoring Ameri...

9/11/2012 12/29/2016

Steffi Graf MP


Las Vegas, NV, USA

Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969, in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany) is a former World No. 1 female tennis player from Germany. Former World No. 1 German tennis player. She was the ...

1/29/2008 12/23/2016

Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (/ʃəˈkiːl/ shə-keel; born March 6, 1972), nicknamed Shaq (/ʃæk/ shak), is an American former professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television prog...

11/6/2016 11/7/2016

Charlene Lynette Wittstock (born 25 January 1978, Bulawayo, Rhodesia) is a South African Olympic backstroke swimmer. On 23 June 2010 she and Prince Albert II of Monaco became officially engaged, having...

6/23/2010 10/30/2016

Simone Schaller MP (1912 - 2016)

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Games and was believed to be the oldest living Olympian, has died. She was 104. Grandson Jeffrey Hardy said Saturday that...

10/28/2016 10/28/2016

Ronda Rousey MP


Ronda Jean Rousey (born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women'...

8/16/2015 10/22/2016

Lindsey Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team. She has won four overall World Cup championships – one of only two female skiers to do so, along wit...

2/16/2013 10/16/2016

Norbert Schemansky MP (1924 - 2016)

"Norb", "Ski"

Norbert Schemansky, one of the world’s greatest weight lifters and the first to win medals in four Olympic Games, all while scraping to make a living in a hometown, Dearborn, Mich., that more than 60 y...

9/10/2016 9/10/2016

Simone Biles MP

Texas, United States

Simone Biles is an American artistic gymnast. She is the three-time World all-around champion (2013-15), three-time United States national all-around champion (2013-15), three-time world floor champion...

4/23/2016 8/9/2016

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9/13/2014 8/2/2016

Tamika Catchings MP

"Tamika Catchings-Smith"

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States

Tamika Catchings is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Turkish team Galatasaray. She is a prolific scorer close t...

7/28/2016 7/28/2016

Allyson Felix is an American track and field sprint athlete who competes in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters. At 200 meters, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a 3-time World champion (2005–09)...

7/23/2016 7/23/2016

Ryan Lochte MP

Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

Ryan Lochte (/ˈlɒkti/, LOCK-tee ) is an American competitive swimmer and an 11-time Olympic medalist (five gold, three silver, three bronze). His seven individual Olympic medals rank near the top in me...

6/2/2012 7/22/2016

Pat Summitt MP (1952 - 2016)


Legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt has died. She was 64. Summitt's son Tyler said his mother died "peacefully" Tuesday morning, surrounded by "those who loved her most," in Knoxville, Ten...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Rebecca Lobo MP

Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States

Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin (born October 6, 1973) is an American television basketball analyst and former women's basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) from 1997 to 2003...

9/24/2014 5/17/2016

Alicia Sacramone MP

Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States

Alicia Sacramone is a retired American artistic gymnast. She won a silver medal with the United States team at the 2008 Summer Olympics and is the second-most decorated American gymnast in World Champi...

6/2/2012 4/24/2016

Kerri Allyson Strug MP

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Kerri Allyson Strug (born November 19, 1977) is a retired American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the Magnificent Seven, the victorious all-around women's gymnastics team that repres...

8/3/2012 4/24/2016

Gabby Douglas MP

"Gabby Douglas"

West Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Gabby Douglas is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the United States women's national gymnastics team, dubbed the Fierce Five by the media, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won go...

9/9/2012 4/24/2016

Aaron Wells Peirsol (born July 23, 1983) is an American former competition swimmer and backstroke specialist who is a former world champion and world record-holder. He is a three-time Olympian and seve...

2/9/2009 4/22/2016

Kobe Bryant MP

"Black Mamba"

Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA directly from high sc...

8/5/2013 4/11/2016

LeBron Raymone James (/ləˈbrɒn/; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has started at the ...

9/6/2009 4/11/2016

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He is also a businessman, and principal owner and chairman of th...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Rita Jacobson (Nussbaum) MP (1911 - 1992)

During a time when the Apartheid Government limited education facilities for black children, Rita was co-founder of Entokozweni School in a black area and acted as Secretary/ Treasurer for many years. ...

1/24/2009 12/12/2015

Ella Maillart MP (1903 - 1997)


"I am glad that I left home when I was young and followed the wake of the subtle Ulysses, glad to have lived the sea and the desert instead of helping father to air the silky softness of the deep seals...

7/8/2015 7/8/2015

Emil Zátopek MP (1922 - 2000)

Emil Zátopek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɛmɪl ˈzaːtopɛk] ( listen)) (19 September 1922 – 22 November 2000) was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summe...

6/12/2015 6/12/2015

Kolonics György MP (1972 - 2008)

Kolonics György 'Kolo' kétszeres olimpiai bajnok, sportág kenu György Kolonics two-time Olympic champion in canoe sprint Olympic Medal Winners Men's canoe sprint Gold medal 2x: 1996, Atlant...

4/6/2015 5/24/2015

Vane Hungerford Pennell MP (1876 - 1939)

Vane Hungerford Pennell (August 16, 1876 – June 17, 1938) English rackets and real tennis player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics for Great Britain. Educated at Eton, Charterhouse and Trini...

9/1/2014 9/1/2014

Tonya Harding MP

Yacolt, Clark, Washington, United States

Tonya Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World C...

10/27/2012 2/23/2014

Sonja Henie MP (1912 - 1969)

From Wikipedia : Sonja Henie (8 April 1912 – 12 October 1969) was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936) in Ladies' Singles, a ten-time World ...

5/24/2011 8/31/2012

Maribel Vinson MP (1911 - 1961)

Maribel Yerxa Vinson-Owen (October 12, 1911 – February 15, 1961) was an American figure skater and coach. She competed in the disciplines of ladies singles and pair skating. As a single skater, she...

8/30/2012 8/30/2012

Shannon Miller MP

Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, United States

Shannon Miller is a former artistic gymnast from Edmond, Oklahoma. She was the 1993 and 1994 World All-Around Champion, the 1996 Olympics balance beam gold medalist, the 1995 Pan Am Games all-around ch...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Cathy Freeman is a former Australian sprinter and an Olympic gold medalist. More here: .

3/4/2012 8/4/2012

Dawn Fraser MP

"Dawnie", "Fras", "Flipper", "Phantom"

Dawn Fraser AO, MBE (born 4 September 1937) is an Australian champion swimmer and politician. She is one of only three swimmers to win the same Olympic event three times – in her case the 100 metres fr...

8/4/2012 8/4/2012

Bradley Marc Wiggins , CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British professional track and road cyclist, riding for the UCI ProTeam Team Sky. He won the 2012 Tour de France, becoming the first British winner ...

7/26/2012 7/27/2012

Sir Christopher Andrew "Chris" Hoy, MBE (born 23 March 1976 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish track cyclist representing Great Britain and Scotland. He is a multiple world champion and Olympic Game...

7/26/2012 7/26/2012

WIP - CJB construction site!

7/16/2012 7/16/2012

Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE (born 23 March 1929) - English former athlete. Ran the first mile in less than 4 minutes. Became a distinguished neurologist and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, bef...

7/15/2012 7/15/2012

Abebe Bikila MP (1932 - 1973)

Abebe Bikila (አበበ ቢቂላ) (August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a two-time Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia. Abebe Bikila grew up in a typical village setting and received some church education...

7/13/2012 7/13/2012

Liz McColgan MP


Elizabeth ("Liz") McColgan (née Lynch) MBE (born 24 May 1964) is a Scottish former middle-distance and long-distance track and road-running athlete. She won the gold medal for the 10,000 metres at the ...

7/12/2012 7/12/2012

Rosa Mota (born June 29, 1958) is a Portuguese former marathon runner, one of her country's foremost athletes. She is also considered to have been one of the best marathon runners of the 20th century. ...

7/2/2012 7/2/2012

Wyndham Halswelle MP (1882 - 1915)

Wyndham Halswelle (30 May 1882 – 31 March 1915) was a British athlete. He won the controversial 400 m race at the 1908 Summer Olympics, becoming the only athlete to win an Olympic title by a walkover. ...

7/1/2012 7/1/2012

Arthur Gore Born: January 02, 1868 Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England Died: December 01, 1928 International Tennis Hall of Fame Holding the record for most tournament appearances at Wimbledon with 3...

7/1/2012 7/1/2012

Launceston Elliot MP (1874 - 1930)

Launceston Elliot (9 June 1874 – 8 August 1930) was a Scottish weightlifter. He was the first British Olympic champion. Launceston Elliot was born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, after which ...

5/1/2012 6/23/2012

Helen Wills Moody MP (1905 - 1998)

Helen Newington Wills Roark (October 6, 1905 – January 1, 1998), also known as Helen Wills Moody, was an American tennis player. She has been described as "the first American born woman to achieve in...

2/4/2012 6/22/2012

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE MP

"Baron Coe KBE", "Seb Coe"

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE, often known as Seb Coe, is an English former athlete and politician. Seb Coe is considered one of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time. He won the B...

3/4/2012 6/21/2012

Nadia Comăneci Born November 12, 1961 Married Bart Connor Nadia Comaneci is one of the most-celebrated gymnasts in the history of the sport. At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Quebec, Can...

6/13/2012 6/13/2012

Alvin Christian Kraenzlein MP (1876 - 1928)

Alvin Christian Kraenzlein (December 12, 1876 – January 6, 1928) was an American athlete. He was the first sportsman to win four Olympic titles in a single Olympic Games. As of 2008[update], he is stil...

6/12/2012 6/13/2012

Johnny Weissmuller MP (1904 - 1984)

"יואהן Johann"

American swimmer (Olympic gold-medalist) and actor, known as the 'original Tarzan'. (For more information, see Wikipedia... ) Johnny Weissmuller was born in 1904 in Hungary, which then was part of ...

6/9/2012 6/12/2012

Edoardo Mangiarotti MP (1919 - 2012)

The Italian fencer, Edoardo Mangiarotti , was the most decorated fencer in the history of the sport. He won a record 13 Olympic medals (six gold, five silver, two bronze) in fencing from 1936 to 1960 -...

6/10/2012 6/10/2012

Sir Matthew Clive Pinsent, CBE born October 10, 1970 married Demetra Koutsoukos Sir Matthew Clive Pinsent is an English rower and broadcaster. During his rowing career, he won 10 world cham...

6/10/2012 6/10/2012

Mark Andrew Spitz Born 10 Feb 1950 in Modesto, California USA. Son of Arnold Spitz and Lenore Sylvia Smith American swimmer, winner of seven gold medal victories in one Olympiad. And, each of...

6/10/2012 6/10/2012

Carl Lewis MP

Medford, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is considered by many to be the greatest track & field athlete of all time. With nine Olympic gold medals, 10 Olympic medals, and eight gold medals at...

6/9/2012 6/9/2012

Hannes Petter Davidsson Kolehmainen MP (1889 - 1966)

"Juho Pietari", "Johannes Petter", "Hannes"

Juho Pietari "Hannes" Kolehmainen (9 December 1889, Kuopio – 11 January 1966) was a Finnish long-distance runner. He is considered to be the first of a generation of great Finnish long distance runners...

6/9/2012 6/9/2012

Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

"Jesse Owens", "The Buckeye Bullet", "JC Owens"

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens born September 12, 1913 died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer) nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicag...

6/8/2012 6/8/2012

Charlotte Reinagle Sterry MP (1870 - 1966)


Charlotte Cooper Sterry nee Cooper (1870-1966) "All time tennis legend, five times Wimbledon Ladies Singles champion and first woman ever to become an Olympic Champion Charlotte Reinagle Cooper w...

6/8/2012 6/8/2012

Fanny Blankers-Koen MP (1918 - 2004)

"Fanny Blankers-Koen", ""the Flying Housewife""

Fanny Blankers-Koen was a Dutch athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She accomplished this as a 30 year old mother of two, during a time when many dis...

6/8/2012 6/8/2012

Michael Phelps MP

Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

Michael Phelps is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 25 medals as of August 9, 2016. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold me...

5/31/2012 6/7/2012

Jim Thorpe MP (1888 - 1953)

Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to Bright Path) (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (mixed Caucasian and American Ind...

8/25/2011 6/7/2012

Muhammad Ali MP (1942 - 2016)

"Muhammad Ali"

The only professional boxer to win the heavy-weight championship three times, Muhammad Ali provided leadership and an example for African American men and women around the world with his political and ...

9/2/2010 6/7/2012

Babe Didrikson Zaharias MP (1911 - 1956)


Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete of norwegian origin who achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field. She was named the 10th Greatest North Ameri...

4/19/2011 6/7/2012

Caitlyn Jenner MP

"William Bruce Jenner", "Bruce Jenner"

Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner, October 28, 1949), formerly Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired athletic champion. In 1976, Jenner won the gold medal for de...

8/19/2008 6/7/2012

Mary Lou Retton MP

"Mary Retton-Kelley"

Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is an Italian-American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. She was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title. P...

11/10/2007 6/7/2012