Chris Evert

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 World Number 1 tennis player.  From the US, she won an incredible eighteen Grand Slam singles championships. She holds a number of records, too – six wins

Alexander Popov

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Once upon a time there was a little boy who was afraid of water.  His father, concerned that this hydrophobia might impact on to other aspects of his son’s life insisted that he went to the local swimming pool and learned how to swim. The rest is history.  The frightened little

Adam Gilchrist

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Anyone for cricket? Adam Gilchrist, who otherwise goes by the nicknames of Church or Gilly. He is the first but not the last cricketer to appear but this guy is not yet retired from the game and has redefined the role of the Australian national cricket team. Born in 1971, Glichrist