Category Archives: Athletes

Michael Phelps

Michael-Phelps

Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, was born in Maryland on June 30th, 1985. He holds more records than any other individual in swimming history. He took to swimming when he was just 7 years old, and started training at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club when he was 10. At the age of 15, his incredible speed in the water did not go unnoticed when he qualified for the Summer Olympics in 2000. Till date, Michael Phelps holds the record for winning the most click here to read more

Shaquille O’Neal

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© Keith Allison

Shaquille O’Neal is in a class of his own when it comes to basketball and is also an all round star on and off the court. He has played for the Lakers, Miami, Phoenix, Cleveland and Boston and wherever he played, he left a lasting mark. He began playing in 1989 and has since won awards and titles. Shaq is an icon to be reckon with. He has also starred in numerous movies, composed several rap songs and released several albums. He also has click here to read more

David Beckham

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David Beckham is a soccer player and international superstar from United Kingdom. He has gained fortune and international fame as a football (soccer) player for 20 years. He started playing from the age of 17. He played for Manchester United, and had won six Premier leagues, UEFA Champions League, World Club Championship and two FA Cups. In 2003, he signed a contract with Real Madrid and played for four seasons. In 2007 he signed a five year deal to play for LA Galaxy.  Known click here to read more

Michael Jordan

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Michael Jordan is a former professional basketball player quoted as being as one of the greatest players of all times. Off the court he is also an active entrepreneur. Including ownership in basketball team Charlotte Bobcats. In 1980s and 1990s, he was the key factor in popularizing the NBA. Jordan was a member of Tar Heels’ national championship at the University of North Carolina. In 1984, he became a member of NBA’s Chicago Bulls. He had gained several nick-names such as “His Airness” and click here to read more