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Michael Owen

England’s youngest ever goal scorer, Michael Owen has carved out an impressive career for himself. Enjoying his most prolific years whilst playing for his boyhood club of Liverpool, Owen received the coveted Ballon d’Or in 2001 for his magnificent performances for club and country, eventually amassing 89 senior international...

Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont first made fame aged 23 for an 18,000 mile round-the-world bike race, where he smashed the previous World Record by a staggering 82 days. In 2015 Beaumont rode the length of Africa at a pace of 160 miles a day, taking 18 days off the previous record....

Sebastian Coe

Lord Coe is Chairman of IAAF – International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Using all his political skills and strategic know-how, he famously led the bid to host the world’s biggest sporting event in 2012. It was the same determination that had earlier helped him become one of the...

Deniz Ulke Aribogan

Deniz Ulke Aribogan is a Professor of International Relations at Istanbul University and a Senior Fellow of CRIC (Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict) at the University of Oxford. She was previously the Rector of Bahcesehir University from 2007-10. She lectures at Istanbul University, Istanbul Bilgi University, the Turkish...

Nicol David

A true legend of the game, Nicol David is one of the most decorated sports stars of a generation and has broken a succession of remarkable records during her career to date – capturing the hearts of thousands of adoring fans in the process. The Malaysian superstar burst onto...

David Beckham

David Beckham is one of the most iconic athletes and decorated soccer players of all time. Beckham has played for Manchester United, England, Real Madrid and the L.A. Galaxy. He is married to Victoria Beckham, also known as Posh from the Spice Girls. Soccer star David Beckham was born...

Hans-Dieter Hermann

Dr. Hans-Dieter Hermann is the first sport psychologist for Germany’s national soccer team since 2004. He also accompanied the team during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014. Before then, he supervised among others, the Austrian ski racing team, the German gymnasts, boxers and hockey players. Together with Prof....

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...

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...

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...

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