Complete Guide on Most Famous Athletes in The World


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World’s Most Famous Athletes in The World

Michael Jordan

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Michael Jordan is a retired professional basketball player who is considered one of the best players in history. He played for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards in the NBA and won six championships with the Bulls. He is also a five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a ten-time All-Star.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods makes cut at PGA Championship with gutsy Friday grind

Tiger Woods is one of the most successful golfers in history. He has won 14 major championships, second only to Jack Nicklaus. He has also been named PGA Player of the Year 11 times and was the first athlete to be named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year.

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong is a former professional road racing cyclist. He won the Tour de France seven times but was later stripped of his titles after it was revealed that he had used performance-enhancing drugs.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is a retired professional boxer and one of the most recognizable athletes in the world. He was a three-time World Heavyweight Champion and is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time.

Pele

Pele is a retired Brazilian football (soccer) player who is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. He played for Santos and the New York Cosmos and won three World Cups with Brazil.

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth was a professional baseball player who played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Boston Braves. He is considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time and held the record for most home runs in a career for many years.

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is an American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with 22 medals (18 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze). He has won eight gold medals at a single Olympic Games and is the only swimmer to have done so.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter and is considered one of the greatest runners in history. He holds the world record in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash and is the only sprinter to have won gold in both events at three consecutive Olympics.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player and is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, more than any other player in the Open Era. She has also won 14 Grand Slam doubles titles and four Olympic gold medals.

Indian Most Famous Athletes in The World

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and one of the greatest batsmen in history. He is the only player to score 100 international centuries and is also the most prolific run-scorer in both Tests and One Day Internationals.

Leander Paes

Leander Paes is an Indian professional tennis player, who has won 18 Grand Slam titles, more than any other male player from India. He has also won a gold medal in singles and doubles at the 1996 Olympic Games.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team. He is one of the most successful captains in history, having won all three ICC trophies (Test Championship, ODI World Cup, and T20 World Cup).

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in all formats. He is one of the most successful batsmen in history and holds the record for the most centuries in ODIs.

Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra is a former Indian professional shooter and the first and only Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games. He won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player and is currently ranked the world No. 3 in the BWF rankings. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, which she did at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Mary Kom

Mary Kom is an Indian boxer and former world amateur champion. She is a five-time world champion and has also won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is an Indian professional badminton player and is currently ranked the world No. 9 in the BWF rankings. She is a two-time Olympic medalist, winning bronze at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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