• John Peter Rhys Williams
    John Peter Rhys Williams, commonly known as JPR Williams, was a Welsh rugby union player best
    known for representing Wales in international rugby during their Golden Era in the 1970s. He was one of
    a small group of Welsh players to have won three Grand Slams in 1971, 1976, 1978 and is widely
    regarded as one of the greatest rugby players of all time. Williams attended Llandovery College and later
    studied at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London. Despite pursuing a career in medicine, JP...  more
  • Franz Anton Beckenbauer
    Franz Anton Beckenbauer, nicknamed “Der Kaiser” (The Emperor) for his exceptional skills, was a
    German professional football player and manager, best known for being one of only three men to have
    won the World Cup both as a player and manager. He is regarded as one of the finest footballers of all
    time. Beckenbauer began his football career at FC Bayern Munich' youth team in 1957. In 1964 he made
    his senior debut for Bayern Munich and played as a sweeper, a central defender, and later as a
    ...  more
  • Luwellyn Tyrone Landers
    Luwellyn Tyrone Landers was a prominent figure in South African politics, best known for serving as the
    Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation from 2014 to 2019. Lander's career in
    government began during the apartheid era as a member of the Labour Party and the chairperson of the
    Labour Party, under the late Allan Hendrickse. In the 1980s, he served as deputy minister in the National
    Party cabinet of then President PW Botha. However in 1993 shortly before the April gener...  more
  • Papi Khomane
    Papi Khomane nicknamed “The Black Mamba” for his exceptional defensive skills, was a South African
    professional footballer who played as a defender from 1993 to 2010, best known for playing for several
    clubs, including Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, and Mamelodi Sundowns. He also captained The Orlando
    Pirates. Khomane’s achievements on the field are numerous and impressive. He won several league
    titles, including three Premier Division titles with Kaizer Chiefs and one with Orlando Pirates....  more
  • Terence Frederick Venables
    Terence Frederick Venables was an English footballer and manager best known for playing for several
    clubs, including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers. Venables's career began in the
    summer of 1958 when signed for Chelsea as an apprentice at the age of 15. He made his professional
    debut as a midfielder for Chelsea in 1960. He later joined Tottenham Hotspur, where he achieved great
    success and played a key role in their 1963 European Cup Winners' Cup victory. His impressive
    ...  more
  • Johannes Jacobus "Hannes" Strydom
    Johannes Jacobus “Hannes” Strydom was a prominent South African rugby union player, best known for
    playing for the South Africa national rugby union team that lifted the World Cup in a historic victory a
    year after the end of apartheid in 1995. Strydom’s career began in 1983 where he represented the
    Eastern Province Schools team. It was not until 1989 that he represented Northern Transvaal that later
    became the Golden Lions. Strydom made his debut for the Springboks in 1993, and helped defea...  more
  • George Chigova
    George Chigova was a talented and dedicated Zimbabwean football player best known for playing as a
    goalkeeper for Premier Soccer League club SuperSport United. Chigova began his professional career
    with Harare-based club, Dynamos FC, before moving to South Africa to join Mamelodi Sundowns FC in
    2011. From then on he went on to play for SuperSport United and Polokwane City. Throughout his
    career, Chigova was known for his exceptional goalkeeping skills, quick reflexes, and unwavering
    commitm...  more
  • Raphael Dwamena
    Raphael Dwamena was a talented Ghanaian professional footballer best known for playing for the
    Ghana international football team and the Spanish league system. He made a significant impact in the
    world of soccer during his career as a striker. Dwamena began his career with the Red Bull Ghana
    developmental program where he played and trained. In 2014 he joined the Salzburg youth team and
    immediately made an impact. In one tournament he scored seven goals in four games winning the
    Golden Shoe...  more
  • Rahman Gumbo
    Rahman Gumbo born Rahman Allen Thuthani Gumbo was a highly influential figure in Zimbabwean
    football, best known for his football career as both a player and a manager. His contributions to the
    beautiful game have left an indelible mark on the football landscape in Zimbabwe and beyond. As a
    player, Gumbo showcased exceptional talent and skill, earning accolades for his prowess on the field. He
    played for Highlanders from 1987 to 1995 and also appeared on the international stage playing for t...  more
  • Walter Pearl Davis
    Walter Pearl Davis was an American basketball player best known for playing professionally as a
    forward/guard for 15 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA), spending the majority of his
    career with the Phoenix Suns. Davis attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he
    played college basketball under legendary coach Dean Smith. During his time at UNC, Davis showcased
    impressive performances which earned him numerous accolades, including being named an All-
    Ame...  more
  • Bonginkosi Ntuli
    Bonginkosi Ntuli was a South African professional soccer player best known for playing for AmaZulu as a
    striker, he was also the captain of the club. Ntuli began his career in the Vodacom League with Sobantu
    Shooting Stars before joining the Golden Arrows reserve team in 2012. Initially he played for AmaZulu
    whilst on loan in 2015 but later became a permanent player up to his death in 2023. Ntuli showcased
    exceptional skills and abilities on the cryfield. His agility, speed, and precision in...  more
  • Robert Montgomery Knight
    Robert Montgomery Knight, nicknamed "the General" was an American legendary men’s basketball
    coach, best known for winning three NCAA titles at Indiana. He retired with sport’s all-time victories
    record. Knight's coaching career began in 1965 when he took over as the head coach of the Army Black
    Knights. He quickly made a name for himself by implementing a disciplined and structured approach to
    the game. In 1971, Knight moved to Indiana University, where he achieved his greatest successes.
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