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Matthias Sindelar

Matthias Sindelar is a former Austrian football player. His nicknames were "Mozart of football" and "Der Papierene-the Paperman" due to his slight figure. He has played for Austria national team. Sindelar was elected for Austrias "Team of the cen ...

                                               

Alan Skirton

Alan Frederick Graham Skirton was an English footballer. He played as a winger. Skirton was born in Bath. He started his career at Bath City. He made 144 league appearances for the club, scoring 44 goals. He joined Arsenal in 1959, playing his fi ...

                                               

Tod Sloan

Aloysius Martin "Tod" Sloan was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Sloan played in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Black Hawks. Sloan was a member of three Stanley Cup championship teams: 1949 and 1951 i ...

                                               

Davey Boy Smith

David Smith was an English professional wrestler who was best known for wrestling with World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling under the ring names, British Bulldog and Davey Boy Smith. He had a close relationship with the Har ...

                                               

Normie Smith

Norman "Normie" Smith was a Vezina-winning goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings. Smith did not let in a goal by the Montreal Maroons in the NHLs longest game, a 176-minute, 30-second game, on way to a Stanley Cup championship in 1936. After suffe ...

                                               

Tommy Smith (footballer, born 1945)

Thomas Smith MBE was an English footballer. He played as a defender. He was born in Liverpool. Smith was best remembered for his time at Liverpool for 16 years from 1962 to 1978. He was known for his firm defensive style. Manager Bill Shankly onc ...

                                               

Jimmy Snuka

James William Jimmy Reihsnukks was a Fijian semi-retired professional wrestler. He is better known by his ring name, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. His first match was in 1967. Snuka is one of the most remembered wrestlers, along with Hulk Hogan, Ted Di ...

                                               

Juan Sol

He played as a defender. He has played for Valencia, Real Madrid, and the Spanish national team. He played 28 matches for Spain national football team, and scored 1 goal.

                                               

Velimir Sombolac

After having played ten matches for the Yugoslav U-21 team, and also five for the national "B" team, he was in the Olympic team that represented Yugoslavia at the 1960 Summer Olympics. There, Yugoslavia won the gold eliminating hosts Italy in the ...

                                               

Nikola Spasov

Nikola Spasov was a Bulgarian professional footballer and coach. Spasov played for PFC Lokomotiv Sofia, FC Dunav Ruse, PFC Cherno More Varna and PFC Spartak Varna in his country. Spasov moved to Portugal in December 1986, and remained in the nati ...

                                               

Gary Speed

Gary Andrew Speed MBE was a Welsh footballer and manager. He played mainly as a midfielder. He was born in Mancot, Flintshire. Speed played for Leeds United from 1988 to 1996 winning the 1991–92 Football League First Division. He also played for ...

                                               

Pavel Srnicek

Pavel Srnicek was a Czech professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper from 1990 to 2007, mainly for Newcastle United. He represented Sheffield Wednesday, Portsmouth and West Ham United in England, and also played in Italy for Brescia and C ...

                                               

Pat Stapleton (ice hockey)

Patrick James "Whitey" Stapleton was a Canadian ice hockey player. He was a defenceman. Stapleton played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League and the World Hockey Association, mainly for the Chicago Black Hawks. He also played for the Boston ...

                                               

Henk Steevens

Henk Steevens was a Dutch cyclist. Steevens won the GP of Aken and the Grote Continental Prijs of Hannover. He was named together with Sjefke Janssen and Jan Nolten the" three of Elsloo”. They were all three part of the Dutch team at the 1953 Tou ...

                                               

Jock Stein

John Jock Stein CBE was a Scottish football player and manager. He is best known for his highly successful management of Celtic. He became the first manager of a British side to win the European Cup, with Celtic in 1967. He also won ten league ti ...

                                               

Nobby Stiles

Stiles played for England for five years, winning 28 caps and scoring 1 goal. He played every minute of Englands victorious 1966 FIFA World Cup campaign. His best performance in an England shirt was probably the semi-final of that tournament agai ...

                                               

Ric Suggitt

Ric "Sluggo" Suggitt was a Canadian rugby union footballer and a rugby union coach. Suggitt was also the Head Coach of the USA Womens 7s Olympic team. He was the head coach at university of Lethbridge. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta. Suggitt wa ...

                                               

Suh Yun-bok

Suh Yun-bok was a South Korean athlete. He was best known as the winner of the 1947 Boston Marathon. He won the race with a world best time of 2:25:39 under the coach Sohn Kee-chung, the Korean winner of the marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. ...

                                               

Naim Suleymanoğlu

Naim Suleymanoğlu, 23 January 1967 – 18 November 2017) was a Turkish World and Olympic Champion in weightlifting. In the 1988 Summer Olympics he set a record by lifting 190 kg in the clean and jerk. He was awarded the Olympic Order in 2001. In 20 ...

                                               

Pat Summerall

George Allen "Pat" Summerall was a former American football player and television sportscaster. Summerall was born on May 10, 1930 in Lake City, Florida. He started color commentatory on CBS Sports before replacing Ray Scott as lead play by play. ...

                                               

Steve Sumner

Steven Paul Sumner was an English-born New Zealand football player. He was born in Blackpool, Lancashire. Sumner was captain of the national team during the countrys first successful campaign to qualify for the World Cup in 1982. In 1991 he was i ...

                                               

Ruben Suñe

Ruben Jose Suñe was an Argentine footballer. He played as a midfielder. Suñe was born in Buenos Aires. He is best remembered as a Boca Juniors player, spending two stints at the club from 1967–1972 and 1976–1980. He won eight titles with Boca Jun ...

                                               

Josef Sural

Josef Sural was a Czech footballer. He played as a forward. Sural was born in Hustopece. He played for Czech sides Brno, Slovan Liberec and Sparta Praha. At the time of his death, he was playing for Turkish club Alanyaspor since early 2019. He pl ...

                                               

Eddie Sutton

Edward Eugene Sutton was an American college basketball coach. He was born in Bucklin, Kansas. Sutton was a head coach for 36 years at the Division I level, at Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and the University of San Francisco. Sut ...

                                               

Adam Svoboda

Adam Svoboda was a Czech ice hockey player and coach. He played as a goaltender. Outside of the Czech Republic, Svoboda played in Russia, Sweden, Germany and Kazakhstan. He played for many teams including HC Sparta Praha, HC Pardubice, HC Lada To ...

                                               

Peter Swan

Peter Swan wan English former professional footballer. His career lasted from 1952 until 1974. Swan made 299 appearances for Sheffield Wednesday. Swan died on 20 January 2021, aged 84.

                                               

Irena Szewinska

Irena Szewinska, nee Kirszenstein was a Soviet-born Polish sprinter. She was born in Leningrad. She was Jewish. She was the only athlete in history, male or female, to have held the world record in the 100m, the 200m and the 400m. She won three g ...

                                               

Masao Takahashi

Masao Takahashi was a Canadian judoka, author and coach. He was born in Stave Falls, British Columbia, Canada. Takahashi was the founder of the Takahashi School of Martial Arts. He was involved in judo for more than 70 years, and was ranked hachi ...

                                               

Ryan Tandy

Ryan Tandy was an Australian professional rugby league player who played as both a prop and second row from 2003 until 2011. During his career, he played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Wests Tigers, Melbourne Storm ...

                                               

Oscar Taveras

Oscar Francisco Taveras was a Canadian–Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. The Cardinals signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2008. Taveras made his MLB debut in 2014 after batting. ...

                                               

Luigi Taveri

Luigi Taveri was a Swiss motorcycle road racer. He was born in Horgen, Switzerland. He was three times world champion in the Grand Prix road racing championship, in 1962, 1964, and 1966. Taveri made his world championship debut in the 1954 season ...

                                               

Graham Taylor

Graham Taylor OBE was a British football manager and player. He was the chairman of Watford Football Club. He was the manager of the England national football team from 1990 to 1993. He also managed Lincoln City, Watford, Aston Villa and Wolverha ...

                                               

Tony Taylor (baseball)

Antonio Nemesio Taylor was a Cuban baseball second baseman. He was born in Havana. He played nineteen seasons in Major League Baseball. He played for the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Detroit Tigers from 1958 until 1976. He batted and ...

                                               

John Tenta

John Anthony Tenta, Jr. was a Canadian sumōtori and professional wrestler. He was best known for wrestling with the World Wrestling Federation under the ring names, Earthquake and Golga and World Championship Wrestling under the ring names, Avala ...

                                               

Test (wrestler)

Andrew James Robert Patrick Martin was a Canadian professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation under the ring name Test. He last worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as "The Punisher" Andre ...

                                               

Peter Thomson (golfer)

Peter William Thomson AO, CBE was an Australian professional golfer. He was best remembered for his five wins in The Open Championship. Thomson was born in Brunswick, a northern suburb of Melbourne, Australia. His Open Championship wins came in 1 ...

                                               

Viktor Tikhonov

Viktor Vasilyevich Tikhonov was a Soviet ice hockey player and coach. Tikhonov was a defenceman with VVS Moscow and HC Dynamo Moscow from 1949 to 1963, winning four national championships. He was born in Moscow. He was the coach of the Soviet tea ...

                                               

Kenneth To

Kenneth King Him To was a Hong Kong Australian swimmer. He performed the swimming strokes individual medley, freestyle, butterfly and breaststroke. Throughout most of his career he swam for Australia. During this time, he won six medals at the 20 ...

                                               

Michael Tonnies

Michael Tonnies was a German footballer. He was born in Essen. He played as a striker. He played from 1978 to 1994. Tonnies was best known for playing for MSV Duisburg, playing in 179 league games and scoring over a hundred goals. He also played ...

                                               

Julio Cesar Toresani

Julio Cesar Toresani was an Argentine football player and manager. He played in the midfield. Toresani was born in Santa Fe. He played for Union de Santa Fe, Instituto, River Plate, Colon de Santa Fe, Boca Juniors, Independiente, Audax Italiano a ...

                                               

Ibrahim Toure

Ibrahim Oyala Toure was an Ivorian footballer. He played as a striker for Al-Safa SC, Telephonat Beni Suef SC, Misr El-Makasa SC, Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo, O.G.C. Nice, Metalurh Donetsk and ASEC Mimosas. Toure was born in Bouake. He was the younger b ...

                                               

Willie Toweel

Willie Michael Toweel was a South African boxer. He won the bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was born in Benoni, Gauteng. He retired in 1960. His partner,Emile Griffith went on to win the Welterwe ...

                                               

Gilles Tremblay (ice hockey)

Joseph Jean Gilles Tremblay was a Canadian ice hockey left winger. He played his entire National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens from 1960 to 1969. He played 509 games, scored 168 goals and added 162 assists before injuries led t ...

                                               

Aud Tuten

Audley Kendrick Tuten was an American professional ice hockey player that played 39 games in the NHL for the Chicago Black Hawks. Tuten also played with the Hershey Bars/Bears of the EHL for 4 seasons as well as the Baltimore Orioles from the EHL ...

                                               

Dorothy Tyler-Odam

Dorothy Jennifer Beatrice Tyler MBE was a British athlete. She competed mainly in the high jump. She won two silver medals at the Summer Olympic Games. One at the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany, and the other at the 1948 Summer Olym ...

                                               

Wolfgang Uhlmann

Wolfgang Uhlmann was a German chess grandmaster. He was East Germanys most successful professional chess player. He won the German Democratic Republic GDR national championship 11 times from 1954 to 1986. He was the GDRs most outstanding player a ...

                                               

Dave Ulliott

David A. Ulliott, known by the nickname Devilfish, was an English professional gambler and poker player. Ulliott was a minor figure in the Hull underworld, but went on to become a World Series of Poker bracelet-winner, and a mainstay of televised ...

                                               

Universo 2000

Andres Reyes Gonzalez was a Mexican professional wrestler, or luchador, who is best known under the ring name Universo 2000. Reyes made his professional wrestling debut in 1985. He worked for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, Asistencia Asesoria y ...

                                               

Wes Unseld

Westley Sissel Unseld was an American professional basketball player, coach and executive. He spent his entire National Basketball Association career with the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Unseld playe ...

                                               

Maurice Vachon

Maurice Vachon was a Canadian professional wrestler. He is best known under his ring name, "Mad Dog" Vachon He was known for competing in American Wrestling Association AWA where he played one of the all-time great heels. He spent four decades wr ...