Archive for June, 2010

So, here it is – our full list of who we judge to be the 100 Greatest Sports Stars Ever.  You may not agree with the list – so feel free to make outraged comments about us leaving out your favourite sports star!  If you feel strongly enough, you could always write a homage article to them which we will be happy to publish!

For an in depth look at each of these stars, click the tab at the top of the page – or this link – 100 GREATEST SPORTS STARS

100 – Andrew Johns
99 – Ian Thorpe
98 – Annika Sorenstam
97 – Chris Evert
96 – Jonah Lomuh
95 – Heather McKay
94 – Alexander Popov
93 – Shaun White
92 – Adam Gilchrist
91 – Roger Bannister
90 – Brian Lara
89 – Shirley Strickland
88 – Janet Evans
87 – Sergey Bubka
86 – George Best
85 – Ted Whitten
84 – Dawn Fraser
83 – Serge Blanco
82 – Ian Botham
81 – Usain Bolt
80 – Jackie Robinson
79 – Fanny Blankers-Koen
78 – Greg Norman
77 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
76 – Zinedine Zidane
75 – Bo Jackson
74 – Steffi Graf
73 – Willie Shoemaker
72 – John McEnroe
71 – Babe Zaharias
70 – Gary Ablett Sr
69 – Jean-Claude Killy
68 – Johnny Raper
67 – Arnold Palmer
66 – Sachin Tendulkar
65 – Rafael Nadal
64 – Arnold Schwarzenegger
63 – Mickey Mantle
62 – Jahangir Khan
61 – Wally Lewis
60 – Daley Thompson
59 – Wayne Carey
58 – Edwin Moses
57 – Wilt Chamberlain
56 – Joe Montana
55 – Miguel Indurain
54 – Joe Frazier
53 – Juan Manuel Fangio
52 – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
51 – Herb Elliott
50 – Zico
49 – Hicham El Guerrouj
48 – Wayne Gretzky
47 – Steve Redgrave
46 – David Campese
45 – Viv Richards
44 – Johann Cruyff
43 – Mark Spitz
42 – Michael Johnson
41 – Garfield Sobers
40 – Leigh Matthews
39 – Joe Louis
38 – Ty Cobb
37 – Haile Gebrselassie
36 – Nadia Comaneci
35 – Bobby Jones
34 – Kelly Slater
33 – Valentino Rossi
32 – Colin Meads
31 – Martina Navratilova
30 – Jerry Rice
29 – Mike Tyson
28 – Mick Doohan
27 – Pete Sampras
26 – Michael Shumacher
25 – Jim Brown
24 – Bjorn Borg
23 – Jim Thorpe
22 – Paavo Nurmi
21 – Eddy Merckx
20 – Alfredo di Stefano
19 – Jesse Owens
18 – Shane Warne
17 – Billie-Jean King
16 – Babe Ruth
15 – Sugar Ray Robinson
14 – Jack Nicklaus
13 – Emil Zatopek
12 – Ayrton Senna
11 – Michael Phelps
10 – Lance Armstrong
9 – Carl Lewis
8 – Roger Federer
7 – Pele
6 – Rod Laver
5 – Diego Maradona
4 – Tiger Woods
3 – Michael Jordan
2 – Don Bradman
1 – Muhammad Ali


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