Naomi Osaka was born 16 October 1997 to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. In the 2016 US Open, a serve by her was timed at 201.1km/h. At 18, Osaka was the youngest player inside the world’s top 50 when she signed with IMG Tennis in the summer of 2016. Osaka embodies her sport – multiracial, multinational, multilayered. Naomi Osaka Biography and Profile.
Jessi Combs was born 27 July 1983, Black Hills of Rapid City, SD. With a lifelong desire to become a race car driver. Jessi is somewhat of an artist. She loves metal working, leather craft and photography. She was an independent and adventurous spirit, boasting, “I will try everything at least twice… I wouldn’t want to be jaded by the first attempt.” Jessi Combs Biography and Profile.
Megan Rapinoe, born July 5, 1985, grew up in Redding, California with her parents, Jim and Denise, and five siblings, including her fraternal twin, Rachael Rapinoe. Rapinoe has been involved in the women’s team’s equal pay complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since at least 2016. In the final of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on July 7, Rapinoe scored the opening goal from a penalty kick as the United States defeated the Netherlands by a score of 2–0. Mega Anna Rapinoe Biography and Profile.
Kawhi Anthony Leonard, born June 29, 1991, is an African-American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Leonard was listed as the No. 8 small forward and the No. 48 player in the nation in 2009. The Indiana Pacers selected him with the 15th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft but traded him to the San Antonio Spurs the same day. Kawhi Anthony Leonard Biography and Profile.
Simona Halep was born on 27 September 1991, Constanta, Romania. She started playing tennis at the age of four. At age 6, she was practicing daily. At age 16, she relocated to Bucharest to further her tennis career. Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams, the Centre Court crowd and almost everyone on Planet Tennis to triumph 6-2, 6-2 in just 55 minutes. Simona Halep Biography and Profile.
Cori Gauff was born in Delray Beach, Fla., on March 13, 2004. Cori Gauff, the 15-year-old sensation, made one of the most memorable Wimbledon debuts in recent memory by beating Venus Williams. And she didn’t stop there: she won two more matches and is now the youngest woman to reach the second week of a Grand Slam tournament since 15-year-old Jennifer Capriati at Wimbledon in 1991. Cori Gauff biography and profile.
Luis Lionel Andres (“Leo”) Messi (born June 24, 1987) is an Argentinian soccer player who plays forward for the FC Barcelona club and the Argentine national team. At the age of 13, Messi moved from Argentina to Spain after FC Barcelona agreed to pay for his medical treatments. Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini Biography and Profile.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, on March 6, 1972, Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal is considered to be one of the most dominant basketball players in NBA history. O’Neal stands at 7 feet, 1 inches tall. His shoe size is a 22. O’Neal has an estimated net worth of $400 million. O’Neal played for six teams throughout his 19-year NBA career and was announced as a nominee for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on December 21, 2015. Shaquille O’Neal Biography and Profile.
Jürgen Klopp, born 16 June 1967, is a German football manager who is currently the manager of Liverpool F.C. After leaving Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2015, Klopp signed with the Reds on 8 October 2015, following the departure of Brendan Rodgers. He took over a Liverpool team that had failed to qualify for the Champions League in the 2014-15 season and were generally considered to be performing below expectations. Jürgen Norbert Klopp biography and profile.
Andrea Nikolaus Lauda, known as Niki, was born 22 February 1949 in Vienna. On 1st August 1976 the Championship race was held in Germany, at the Nürburgring. On 23rd June 1974, the Dutch Grand Prix was run at Zandvoort. In qualifying, Ferrari took the lion’s share, with Niki Lauda on pole, six tenths faster than team-mate Clay Regazzoni. The rest of the field was over a second behind. It was a head-to-head race between Lauda and Hunt. On the second lap Niki lost the control of his car, hit an embankment and rolled back into the path of another car. The impact was tremendous and Niki’s car burst into flames. He was trapped in the wreckage. Andreas Nikolaus Lauda Biography and Profile.