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Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar is a former South African rugby player, playing for the Springboks in South Africa, followed by a career with the Saracens in England. Whilst playing for South Africa, he captained the side in his first match and in every one of his 29 appearances, culminating in the...

Tiger Woods

Athlete Eldrick Tont Woods, better known as Tiger Woods, was born on December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California, the only child of an African-American Army officer father and a Thai mother. When Woods was a child, his father began calling him “Tiger” in honor of a fellow soldier and...

Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy is one of Britain’s top racing drivers and is already part of motor racing folklore. His appeal however has been dramatically widened to car lovers everywhere after being disclosed as ‘The Stig’ (the secret racing driver in black) as seen on BBC Top Gear. McCarthy’s rise through...

Sir John Armitt

Sir John Armitt is currently Chairman of the National Express Group and City & Guilds, and is Deputy Chairman of the Berkeley Group. Sir John is also a member of the Board of Transport for London and the Airports Commission; he is Senior Vice President of the Institution of...

Lewis Gordon Pugh

Lewis Pugh was the first person to complete a long-distance swim in every ocean of the world. Over a period of 30 years he has pioneered swims in the most challenging environments on earth and developed an understanding of the beauty and fragility of life and its many ecosystems....

Pierluigi Collina

Pierluigi Collina is a former Italian football referee. He is regarded as the best referee of all time. He is currently UEFA’s chief refereeing officer and supervisor of refereeing of the Ukraine Football Federation. He also is a non-paid consultant to the Italian Football Referees Association (AIA). Collina was born...

Steve Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave has proved himself to be the greatest Olympian Britain has ever produced. After striking gold in Atlanta – Britain’s solitary victory of the games – he became the only British athlete ever (and one of only five sportsmen worldwide) who has won gold medals at five...

Ben Collins

Formerly Top Gear’s The Stig and Daniel Craig’s stunt driver in James Bond, Ben Collins is renowned for his speedy, slick driving and daredevil stunts. Collins is one of Britain’s most renowned and unusual sportsmen. He is most famous for his role as the Stig, but he is respected...

Ann Osman

Ann Osman, also known by her fight name Athena is Malaysia’s  1st Female Mixed Martial Artist to be signed and to fight for one of the world’s biggest Martial Art promotion, ONE Championship. She has also garnered attention as the 1st Muslim female MMA athlete to be competing in a Mixed martial...

Tom Avery

As one of only 41 people in history to have reached both the North and South Poles on foot, Tom Avery is quickly gaining the reputation as one of the UK’s leading explorers. He achieved this remarkable feat at the tender age of 29, making him the youngest Briton...

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