Sports Stars

Is this Bruce Lee Statue the Best Sports-related Monument in the World?

Back in ancient times, Greeks, Romans and Egyptians would leave behind monuments to their gods and leaders (the roles were often combined).  Sportsmen would...

Jonah Lomu – All-Blacks Legend

Jonah Lomu, (MNZM) was a New Zealand rugby union player. He had sixty-three caps as an All Black after debuting in 1994. He is...

West Indies Legend: A Talisman Who Mastered The Art Of Bowling

West Indies Young Champ Around 80 years down the line on 12th September 1937 in Barbados a bowling magician made a baby cry while taking his...

Paolo Maldini – The Right Footed Left-Back

When Mauro Tassotti joined A.C Milan in 1980, Arrigo Sacchi was presented with a major headache. He was torn between playing the more experienced...

Virender Sehwag – A Batsman Who Made Batting Look So Easy

Virender Sehwag or the ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’ as he’s fondly called was able to immediately bring joy when we walked out to bat. I...

Sir Vivian Richards – Making Of A Great

There are cricketers who leave their imprint that would get talked about generations later. Sir Donald Bradman with an average of 99.94 remains the...

Arnold Palmer´s Life in Golf Pictures

Immortalised in countless golf pictures and posters worldwide, Arnold Palmer is less a legendary sportsman and more a true icon of our times. Once...

Johan Cruyff – Your Legacy will Live on

“Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.” - Johan Cruyff, Dutch Footballer ( 1947-2016) An offhand quote it may seem at the start,...

Serena Williams – The Greatest Of All Time

Why Serena Williams is the Greatest Ever Tennis Player This weekend saw the world number one complete her second ‘Serena Slam’ meaning she currently holds...

Pele: The King of Football

Not much is certain about the life and career of the legendary Pelé. From his disputed birthdate to the number of total goals he scored...

George Best: Playboy of the Western World

The career of George Best, soccer’s first playboy superstar, epitomizes all the contradictions of the 1960s. From glorious and creative free expression to dissolution,...

Shirley Strickland

Shirley Strickland was an Australian athlete; she won more Olympic medals than any other Australian in running sports. Shirley was born, a farm girl, in...

Chris Evert

The lady whose graceful postered form plastered the bedroom walls of many a teenage boy back in the 1970s, Chris Evert is a former...

Alexander Popov

Once upon a time there was a little boy who was afraid of water.  His father, concerned that this hydrophobia might impact on to...
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