Larry Bird : Basketball Legends wallpaper

Larry Joe Bird

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is a retired American NBA basketball player, widely considered one of the best players of all time and one of the top clutch performers in the history of U.S. sports.[1] Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power forward for thirteen seasons, teaming with legendary center Robert Parish and forward Kevin McHale. Due to back problems, he retired as a player from the NBA in 1992. Bird was voted to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996 and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998. He served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1997 to 2000. In 2003, he assumed the role of president of basketball operations for the Pacers, which he currently still holds. (read more wikipedia)

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player and active businessman. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s. (read more wikipedia)

Lennox Lewis : Boxing Legends wallpaper

Lennox Claudius Lewis

Lennox Claudius Lewis, CM, CBE (born September 2, 1965) is a retired boxer who won gold for Canada at the 1988 Olympic Games as an amateur. As a professional boxer he became the undisputed World heavyweight champion. Along with Muhammad Ali and Evander Holyfield, Lewis is one of three boxers in history to have won the heavyweight championship three times. Lewis is 195cm (6 ft 5 in) tall and has an 84-in reach, much longer than average for his height. During his boxing prime, he weighed 113kg (250lb). Lewis often referred to himself as "the pugilist specialist".
  • Nickname(s), The Lion
  • Rated at, Heavyweight
  • Height, 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
  • Reach, 84 in (2.13 m)
  • Nationality, British/Canadian
  • Birth date, September 2, 1965 (1965-09-02) (age 43)
  • Birth place, West Ham, London, England
  • Stance, Orthodox
  • Boxing record
  • Total fights, 44
  • Wins, 41
  • Wins by KO, 32
  • Losses, 2
  • Draws, 1
  • No contests, 0
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Mike Tyson : Boxing Legends wallpaper

Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson

Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson, also known as Malik Abdul Aziz,(born June 30, 1966) is a retired American boxer. He was the undisputed heavyweight champion and remains the youngest man ever to win a world heavyweight title at just 20 years old. Throughout his career, Tyson became well-known for his controversial behavior both inside and outside the ring.

  • Nickname(s) : Iron Mike, Baddest Man on the Planet, Kid Dynamite
  • Rated at : Heavyweight
  • Height : 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)
  • Nationality : United States American
  • Birth date : June 30, 1966 (1966-06-30) (age 42)
  • Birth place : Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • Boxing record :
Total fights : 58
Wins : 50
Wins by KO : 44
Losses : 6
Draws : 0
No contests : 2

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Christian Hadinata : Badminton Legends wallpaper

Christian Hadinata

(born Purwokerto, Central Java, 11 December 1949) is a former Indonesian badminton player. Though early in his career he was a fine singles player who reached the final of the prestigious All-England Championship in 1973, Christian's success in doubles earned him recognition as one of great doubles players in badminton history. He won two gold medals at the 1980 IBF World Championships in Jakarta, in men's doubles together with Ade Chandra, and in mixed doubles together with Imelda Wiguna. He played for Indonesia for 15 years, beginning his career in 1971 and retiring in 1986. Christian's Thomas Cup (Men's International Team Championship) record is particularly notable. Playing in six consecutive campaigns from 1973 to 1986, and with a variety of doubles partners, he dropped only one match, thus helping Indonesia to capture the cup on four occasions (1973, 1976, 1979, 1984). In 2001 he was inducted into the World Badminton Hall of Fame. (read more wikipedia)

Randy Johnson : Baseball Legends wallpaper

Randall David Johnson

Randall David Johnson (born September 10, 1963, in Walnut Creek, California), nicknamed "The Big Unit", is a left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched one of the 17 perfect games in Major League Baseball history.

The 6-foot-10 Johnson has been celebrated for having one of the most dominant fastballs in the game. He regularly approached, and occasionally exceeded, 100 miles per hour (160 km/h) during his prime. However, his signature pitch is a hard, biting slider. Johnson has won the Cy Young Award five times, second only to Roger Clemens' seven. (read more wikipedia)

Rudy Hartono : Badminton Legends wallpaper

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan (Chinese:Chinese Pinyin Liang Hailiang, born August 18, 1949) was an Indonesian badminton player of Han Chinese descent who won the World Championship in 1980, and the prestigious All-England Championship trophy 8 times, seven times consecutively (1968–1974), in the 1960s and 1970s. He is one of the most famous players in the history of the sport. (read more wikipedia)

Nikolai Sergeyevich Valuev : Boxing Legends wallpaper

Nikolai Sergeyevich Valuev

Nikolai Sergeyevich Valuev (Russian: Никола́й Серге́евич Валу́ев) (born August 21, 1973) is the reigning two-time WBA heavyweight boxing champion, a title he shares with Uzbeki boxer Ruslan Chagaev. Valuev, who has also started an acting career, stands 7 feet (2.13 m) tall and is the tallest and heaviest boxing champion. (read more wikipedia)

Mario Kempes : Football Legends wallpaper

Mario Alberto Kempes

Mario Alberto Kempes (lahir 15 Juli 1954) merupakan seorang mantan pemain sepak bola berkebangsaan Argentina. Dia membawa negaranya menjadi juara dunia Piala Dunia FIFA 1978. Dia pernah membela klub Instituto de Córdoba, Rosario Central, Valencia, River Plate, Hércules, Vienna FC, VSE Sankt Pölten, Kremser SC, Fernandez Vial, dan Pelita Jaya. Di timnas Argentina, dia bermain 43 kali dan mencetak 20 gol. (sumber : wikipedia)

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Bobby Charlton : Football Legends wallpaper

Bobby Charlton

Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton (lahir pada 11 Oktober 1937 di Ashington) merupakan mantan pemain sepak bola berkebangsaan Inggris. Dia pernah bermain untuk tim Manchester United F.C., Preston North End F.C., dan Waterford United F.C.. Di timnas Inggris, dia bermain 106 kali dan mencetak 49 gol. Dia membela timnya di Piala Dunia FIFA 1966 dan Piala Dunia FIFA 1970. Dia berhasil membawa timnya meraih gelar Piala Dunia FIFA 1966. Berposisi sebagai penyerang. (sumber : wikipedia)

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Maradona : Football Legends wallpaper

Diego Armando Maradona

more pictures downloadDiego Armando Maradona (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈðjeɣo maɾaˈðona]; born 30 October 1960) is a former Argentine football player. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time.[1] Over the course of his professional club career Maradona played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla and Newell's Old Boys, setting world-record contract fees. In his international career, playing for Argentina, he earned 91 caps and scored 34 goals.

He played in four FIFA World Cup tournaments, including the 1986 tournament, where he captained Argentina and led them to their victory over West Germany in the final, winning the Golden Ball award as the tournament's best player. In that same tournament's quarterfinal round, he scored both goals in a 2–1 victory over England that entered football history, though for two different reasons. The first goal was via an unpenalized handball known as the "Hand of God", while the second goal was a 60 m (66 yd) goal through six England players, voted "The Goal of the Century". read more on wikipedia.

Kobe Bean Bryant : Basketball Legends wallpaper

Kobe Bean Bryant

Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978(1978-08-23)) is an American All-Star shooting guard who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
Shooting guard
Height : 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight : 205 lb (93.0 kg)
League : NBA
Salary : $21,262,500[1]
Born : August 23, 1978 (1978-08-23) (age 30) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality : American
High school : Lower Merion HS, Lower Merion, Pennsylvania
Draft : 13th overall, 1996 Charlotte Hornets
Pro career : 1996–present

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Kareem Abdul Jabbar : Basketball Legends wallpaper

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (April 16, 1947), born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., then known as Lew Alcindor, is an American athlete and retired professional basketball player, widely considered one of the greatest NBA players of all time. During his 20 years in the NBA from 1969 to 1989, he scored 38,387 points – the highest total of any player in league history – in addition to winning a record six Most Valuable Player Awards. He was known for his "Skyhook" shot, which was famously difficult to block because it put his 7' 2" body between the basket and the ball. Abdul-Jabbar's success began well before his professional career; in college, he played on three championship teams, and his high school team won 71 consecutive games.
Career informations
Year(s): 1969–1989
NBA Draft: 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
College: UCLA
Professional teams
* Milwaukee Bucks (1969–1975)
* Los Angeles Lakers (1975–1989)

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ARTHUR ASHE (1943–1993)

Ashe was born July 10, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia, to Mattie and Arthur Robert Ashe Sr. He began playing tennis at the age of ten under the guidance of Dr. Robert Walter Johnson, a prominent coach of African American youth from Charlottesville, Virginia. Under Johnson, Ashe won three American Tennis Association (ATA) Boy's championships, becoming the first African American junior to be ranked by the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA).

Between 1960 and 1963, Ashe won three ATA Men's Singles titles, became the first African American on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup team, and the first African American to win a USLTA national title in the South. His achievements earned him a full scholarship to the University of California at Los Angeles, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1966. While in college, Ashe won the U.S. intercollegiate singles championship, leading UCLA to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) team championship. (sumber :

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Muhammad Ali : Boxing Legends wallpaper

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. After turning professional, he went on to become the first boxer to win the lineal heavyweight championship three times.

Originally known as Cassius Clay, Ali changed his name after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964, subsequently converting to Sunni Islam in 1975. In 1967, Ali refused to be conscripted into the U.S. military, based on his religious beliefs and opposition to the Vietnam War. He was arrested and found guilty on draft evasion charges, stripped of his boxing title, and his boxing license was suspended. He was not imprisoned, but did not fight again for nearly four years while his appeal worked its way up to the U.S. Supreme Court, where it was successful. read more on wikipedia.

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Edison Arantes do Nascimento (PELE)

Edison "Edson" Arantes do Nascimento KBE (born 21 or 23 October 1940), best known by his nickname Pelé (Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɛ], usual English pronunciation: /ˈpɛleɪ/) is a retired Brazilian footballer. He is widely regarded among football historians, former players and fans to be one of the best and most accomplished footballers in the game's history. In 1999, he was voted as the Football Player of the Century by the IFFHS International Federation of Football History and Statistics. In the same year French weekly magazine France-Football consulted their former "Ballon D'Or" winners to elect the Football Player of the Century. Pelé came in first position.In 1999 the International Olympic Committee named Pelé the "Athlete of the Century".In his career he scored 760 official goals, 541 in league championships, making him the top scorer of all time. In total Pelé scored 1281 goals in 1363 games. read more on wikipedia.

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