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Bjorn Borg

Coming from Sweden, Borg became one of the most successful tennis players ever during the 1970s. He managed, among lots of competitions, to win five Wimbledon in a row, from 1976 to 1980, as well as a total of six victories in the...Read More

Ingemar Stenmark

Swedish alpine skier 3-time World Cup overall champ (1976-78); posted 86 World Cup wins in 16 years; won 2 gold medals at 1980 Olympics....Read More

Vladislav Tretiak

He played in net for the Russians in all 8 games of the 1972 Summit Series and became a legend. He was the first Russian to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989. Even more amazingly, he was elected in without ever playing...Read More

Charles Barkley

He is one of four players in NBA history who scored over 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists (the other three are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain & Karl Malone...Read More

George Teague

Ladies and Gentlemen, the man, the myth, the legend, George Teague is most widely remembered for his hit, as the Free Safety of the Dallas Cowboys in the 2000 season, on Terrel Owens, wide receiver of the 49ers, when Owens attempt...Read More

Tomas Brolin

Brolin was once one the best footballers (or soccer players for those Americans out there!) in the world, especially during the 1994 world cup in the USA. As one of Swedens greatest ever players he was also in the dream team in th...Read More

Nadia Comaneci

Nadia was well on her way to an illustrious career in gymnastics when she sealed the deal by scoring the first perfect 10 in Olympic history at the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal on the compulsory bars. By the end of the games she...Read More

Eddie the Eagle

He was Englands first and only ski jumper, comprising the sole entry on the part of the UK in the Calgary winter Olympics in 1988. He came in 56th out of a field of 57 (the 57th was disqualified), jumping 77 meters and somehow not...Read More

Guy Lafleur

Montreal Canadians right-winger, was Montreal’s first round draft pick (and first overall) in 1971. It turned out to be a good one, Guy became the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season 6 seasons in a row....Read More

The Jamaican Bobsled Team

In the 1988 Calgary winter olympics a country who had never seen a snowfall sent a bobsled team. They did terribly, they crashed, but they were a media sensation, a merchandising wet-dream (I had a Jamaican Bobsled Team sweater my...Read More