Notable Athletes

This list is comprised of some of the most recognizable names in sport. See also the list of Olympians for those who have competed in the Olympics and won medals.
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NameLifespanSportOther Names
Tony Woodcock1981-rugby(Dale)
Tornike Shengelia1991-basketball
Torrence Allen1991-football
Torrey Smith1989-football(James)
Toshiaki Hirose1981-rugby
Tostão1947-soccer(Eduardo)
Toufik Mouyet1977-soccer
Toufik Zerara1986-soccer
Tourek Williams1991-football
Toutai Kefu1974-rugby(Rodger, Siaosi)
Tracy Austin1962-tennis
Tracy McGrady1979-basketball
Trae Waynes1992-football
Trai Turner1993-football(Denzell)
Tramain Jacobs1992-football
Tramaine Brock1988-football
Tramon Williams1983-football(Vernell)
Tranquillo Barnetta1985-soccer
Travaris Cadet1989-football(Terrell)
Travis Benjamin1989-football(Jammal)
Travis Jackson1903-1987baseball
Travis Raciti1992-football(Santo)
Tray Walker1992-football
Tre Boston1992-football(Jayestin, Tre'von)
Tre Manders1995-cricket
Tre Mason1993-football(Trence)
Trent Murphy1990-football(Trenton, Allen)
Trent Sainsbury1992-soccer(Lucas)
Trenton Robinson1990-football
Tress Way1990-football(Tressler, William)
Trevin Wade1989-football
Trevor Hoffman1967-baseball
Trevor Marsicano1989-skating
Trevor Nyakane1989-rugby(Ntando)
Trey Burton1991-football
Trey Watts1991-football(Julius, Caesar)
Tris Speaker1888-1958baseball
Trovon Reed1990-football
Troy Aikman1966-football
Troy Polamalu1981-football
Trumaine Johnson1990-football
Trumaine McBride1985-football
Tryfon Tzanetis1918-2001soccer
Tsukasa Hosaka1937-2018soccer
Tsvetana Pironkova1987-tennis
Tudorel Bratu1991-rugby
Tugay Kerimoğlu1970-soccer
Tukulua Lokotui1979-rugby(Alukutua)
Tully Bevilaqua1972-basketball(Louise)
Turk Broda1914-1972ice hockey
Tusi Pisi1982-rugby(Tusiata)
Tuur Dierckx1995-soccer
Tuur Houben1996-soccer
Ty Cobb1886-1961baseball
Ty Law1974-football
Ty Nsekhe1985-football(Attauyo)
Tye Smith1993-football
Tyeler Davison1992-football
Tyler Ardron1991-rugby
Tyler Morgan1995-rugby
Tyler Skaggs1991-2019baseball(Wayne)
Tyrann Mathieu1992-football(Devine)
Tyreek Burwell1992-football
Tyrod Taylor1989-football
Tyron Smith1990-football
Tyronne Green1986-football(Darnell)
Tyrunn Walker1990-football
Tyrus Thompson1991-football
Tyson Chandler1982-basketball(Cleotis)
Tyvon Branch1986-football
Tzipora Obziler1973-tennis(Tzipi)
Uani 'Unga1987-football
Ubaldo Fillol1950-soccer
Uche Nwofor1991-soccer(Innocent)
Uini Atonio1990-rugby
Uljana Semjonova1952-basketball(Juliana)
Ulli Jansen1931-2006ice hockey
Ulli Kaden1959-boxing
Ulrich van Gobbel1971-soccer
Ulrick John1992-football(Tremayne)
Ulrikke Eikeri1992-tennis(Pia)
Umesh Yadav1987-cricket(Umeshkumar, Tilak)
Unn Thorvaldsen1943-track
Upul Tharanga1985-cricket(Warushavithana)
Urban Kramar1990-soccer
Uriah Grant1961-boxing
Usman Limbada1989-cricket
Utkirbek Haydarov1974-boxing
Uwe Seeler1936-soccer
Václav Nedomanský1944-ice hockey
Vadim Malakhatko1977-chess
Vahagn Minasyan1985-soccer
Vahid Halilhodžić1952-soccer
V. B. Chandrasekhar1961-2019cricket(Vakkadai, Biksheswaran)
Valdo Filho1964-soccer(Cândido)
Valentin Calafeteanu1985-rugby(Nicolae)
Valentin Popârlan1987-rugby
Valentin Stocker1989-soccer
Valentin Ursache1985-rugby(Niculae)
Valentina Blažević1994-handball
Valeri Kharlamov1948-1981ice hockey
Valeria Straneo1976-track
Valerică Găman1989-soccer(Marius)
Valerio Bernabò1984-rugby
Valner Franković1968-handball
Valon Behrami1985-soccer
Valter Matošević1970-handball
Valtteri Bottas1989-driving
Vance McDonald1990-football(Coman)
Vance Walker1987-football
Vanesa Amorós1982-handball
Vanessa Atler1982-gymnastics
Vangelis Moras1981-soccer(Evangelos)
Varun Aaron1989-cricket(Raymond)
Vasek Pospisil1990-tennis(Václav)
Vasil Lobzhanidze1996-rugby
Vasili Berezutski1982-soccer
Vasilis Torosidis1985-soccer(Vasileios)
Vasiliy Smyslov1921-2010chess(Vasily)
Vassilis Daniil1938-soccer
Vavao Afemai1992-rugby
Vazha Khutsishvili1993-rugby
Vedad Ibišević1984-soccer
Vedat Okyar1945-2009soccer
Vedran Ćorluka1986-soccer
Vedran Zrnić1979-handball
Veerasammy Permaul1989-cricket
Velimir Kljaić1946-2010handball
Velimir Perasović1965-basketball
Vello Kaaristo1911-1965skiing(Vassili)
Venio Losert1976-handball
Venus Williams1980-tennis(Ebony, Starr)
Vereniki Goneva1984-rugby
Vern Cotter1962-rugby(Anthony, Vernon)
Vern Mikkelsen1928-2013basketball
Vernon "Lefty" Gomez1908-1989baseball
Verónica Cepede Royg1992-tennis
Verónica Cuadrado1979-handball
Veronica Hults1998-gymnastics
Veronika Kudermetova1997-tennis
Veselin Topalov1975-chess
Vesna Milanović-Litre1986-handball
Viacheslav Fetisov1958-ice hockey
Viatcheslav Djavanian1969-cycling
Vic Hanson1903-1982basketball(Victor)
Vic Willis1876-1947baseball
Vicente Ramos Cecilio1947-basketball
Vick Ballard1990-football
Victor1983-soccer(Leandro)
Víctor Bernárdez1982-soccer(Salvador)
Víctor Claver1988-basketball
Víctor Estrella Burgos1980-tennis
Víctor Ibarbo1990-soccer(Segundo)
Victor Khryapa1982-basketball(Vladimirovich)
Victor Lindelöf1994-soccer(Jörgen)
Victor Matfield1977-rugby
Victor Moses1990-soccer
Víctor Sada1984-basketball
Victor Vito1987-rugby(Vasefanua, Junior)
Victoria Azarenka1989-tennis
Vida Blue1949-baseball
Vidak Bratić1976-soccer
Vieirinha1986-soccer(Adelino, André)
Viktar Zuyev1983-boxing
Viktor Fayzulin1986-soccer
Viktor Kolelishvili1989-rugby
Viktor Kovalenko1996-soccer
Viktor Pečovský1983-soccer
Viktoria Rebensburg1989-skiing
Viliame Iongi1989-rugby
Viliame Kikau1995-rugby
Viliame Veikoso1982-rugby
Viliami Vaki1976-rugby(Laukau)
Viliamu Afatia1990-rugby
Vinay Kumar1984-cricket(Ranganath)
Vincent Aboubakar1992-soccer
Vincent Debaty1981-rugby
Vincent Enyeama1982-soccer
Vincent Kompany1986-soccer(Jean, Mpoy)
Vinícius Júnior2000-soccer(José)
Vinnie Sunseri1991-football
Vinny Curry1988-football
Vinston Painter1989-football
Viorel Lucaci1986-rugby
Virat Kohli1988-cricket
Virgil Hill1964-boxing(Eugene)
Virna Dias1971-volleyball(Cristine)
Viswanathan Anand1969-chess
Vitalia Diatchenko1990-tennis
Vitaly Fridzon1985-basketball(Valerevich)
Vjekoslav Kobešćak1974-water polo
Vlad Chiricheș1989-soccer(Iulian)
Vlad Nistor1994-rugby(Alexandru)
Vlada Avramov1979-soccer(Vladimir)
Vladan Alanović1967-basketball
Vlade Divac1968-basketball
Vladimir Belov1958-2016handball
Vladimír Darida1990-soccer
Vladimir Granat1987-soccer
Vladimir Guerrero1975-baseball
Vladimir Jelčić1968-handball
Vladimir Šujster1972-handball
Vladimír Weiss1989-soccer
Vladislav Tretiak1952-ice hockey
Vlado Šola1968-handball
Vlastimir Vukadinović1982-basketball
Volkan Babacan1988-soccer
Volkan Şen1987-soccer
Von Miller1989-football(Vonnie, B'Vsean)
Vontae Davis1988-football
Vontaze Burfict1990-football(DeLeon)
Vreni Schneider1964-skiing(Verena)
Vukadin Vukadinović1990-soccer
Vunga Lilo1983-rugby(Vungakoto, Filimone)
Vurğun Hüseynov1988-soccer
Vusi Sibanda1983-cricket(Vusimuzi)
Vyacheslav Shevchuk1979-soccer
Vyacheslav Starshinov1940-ice hockey(Ivanovich)
Vyacheslav Voronin1974-track
Wade Boggs1958-baseball
Wahab Riaz1985-cricket
Waisake Naholo1991-rugby(Ratunideuba)
Waisea Nayacalevu1990-rugby
Waite Hoyt1899-1984baseball
Waldyr "Didi" Pereira1928-2001soccer(Didi, Valdir, Waldir)
Walt Bellamy1939-2013basketball(Walter, Jones)
Walt Frazier1945-basketball(Walter)
Walt Kiesling1903-1962football
Walter Ayoví1979-soccer(Orlando)
Walter Gargano1984-soccer(Alejandro)
Walter Hagen1892-1969golf
Walter Johnson1887-1946baseball
Walter Jones1974-football
Walter "Rabbit" Maranville1891-1954baseball
Walter Payton1954-1999football
Walter "Babe" Pratt1916-1988ice hockey(Babe)
Waqar Younis1971-cricket
Warren Gatland1963-rugby
Warren Moon1956-football
Warren Sapp1972-football
Warren Spahn1921-2003baseball
Wataru Misaka1923-2019basketball
Waylon Francis1990-soccer(Dwayne)
Wayne Ferreira1971-tennis
Wayne Gretzky1961-ice hockey
Wayne Hennessey1987-soccer
Wayne Millner1913-1976football
Wayne Rooney1985-soccer
Wendy Bruce1973-gymnastics
Wes Hoolahan1982-soccer(Wesley)
Wes Unseld1946-2020basketball
Wesley Fofana1988-rugby
Wesley Johnson1991-football(Vadnais)
Wesley Sneijder1984-soccer
Weston Richburg1991-football(Blaine)
Whitey Ford1928-baseball
Whitney Mercilus1990-football
Wiam Dislam1987-martial arts
Wilberforce Eaves1867-1920tennis(Vaughan)
Wilbert Suvrijn1962-soccer
Wilbur "Pete" Henry1897-1952football
Wilfred Bouma1978-soccer
Wilfred "Shorty" Green1896-1960ice hockey
Wilfried Bony1988-soccer(Guemiand)
Wilhelm Steinitz1836-1900chess
Will Genia1988-rugby(Sanchez, William)
Will Grigg1991-soccer(William, Donald)
Will Shields1971-football
Will Skelton1992-rugby(William)
Will Stevens1991-driving
Willard Brown1915-1996baseball
Willem Alberts1984-rugby(Schalk)
Willem van Hanegem1944-soccer(Wim)
William Accambray1988-handball
William Carvalho1992-soccer
William "Pop" Gates1917-1999basketball
William Hayes1985-football(Quintin)
William "Skinny" Johnson1911-1980basketball
William R. "Link" Lyman1898-1972football(Roy)
Willian1988-soccer
Willie Brown1940-football
Willie Davis1934-football
Willie Hernández1954-baseball
Willie Keeler1872-1923baseball
Willie Lanier1945-football
Willie le Roux1989-rugby(Willem, Jacobus)
Willie Mays1931-baseball
Willie McCovey1938-2018baseball
Willie McGee1958-baseball
Willie Pep1922-2006boxing(Guglielmo)
Willie Roaf1970-football
Willie Stargell1940-2001baseball
Willie Wells1906-1989baseball
Willie Williams1931-2019track
Willie Wood1936-2020football(William, Vernell)
Willington Ortiz1952-soccer
Willis Reed1942-basketball
Willy Hernangómez1994-basketball(Guillermo, Gustavo)
Willy van de Kerkhof1951-soccer
Willy van der Kuijlen1946-2021soccer(Wilhelmus, Martinus, Leonardus, Johannes)
Wilson Palacios1984-soccer(Roberto)
Wilt "the Stilt" Chamberlain1936-1999basketball
Wim Jansen1946-soccer
Wim Jonk1966-soccer
Wim Kieft1962-soccer
Wim Meutstege1952-soccer
Wim Rijsbergen1952-soccer
Wim Suurbier1945-soccer
Winston Bogarde1970-soccer
Winston Hill1941-2016football
Wladek Zbyszko1891-1968wrestling
Wojciech Bartnik1967-boxing
Wojciech Szczęsny1990-soccer(Tomasz)
Wolfgang Overath1943-soccer
Jung Woo-young1989-soccer
Woody Dumart1916-2001ice hockey
WP Nel1986-rugby(Willem, Petrus)
Wriddhiman Saha1984-cricket(Prasanta)
Wyatt Crockett1983-rugby(William, Vogels)
Wycliff Palu1982-rugby
Xabi Alonso1981-soccer(Xabier)
Xavi Hernández1980-soccer(Xavier)
Xavi Rabaseda1989-basketball(Xavier)
Xavier Barachet1988-handball
Xavier Maassen1980-driving
Xavier Su'a-Filo1991-football(Filoitumua)
Xherdan Shaqiri1991-soccer
Yacine Brahimi1990-soccer(Nasr, Eddine)
Yale Lary1930-2017football
Yangervis Solarte1987-baseball(Alfredo)
Ma Yanhong1964-gymnastics
Yanina Wickmayer1989-tennis
Yann Sommer1988-soccer
Yanna Rivoalen1989-rugby
Yannick Ferreira Carrasco1993-soccer
Yannick Nyanga1983-rugby
Yaqoob Salem Al-Farsi1982-soccer
Yaqoob Juma Al-Mukhaini1982-soccer
Yaroslav Rakitskiy1989-soccer
Yaroslava Shvedova1987-tennis
Yaşar Giritli1969-boxing
Yaser Kasim1991-soccer
Yaser Shigan1976-boxing
Yaser Yıldız1988-soccer
Yasin Arafat1987-cricket
Yasin Karaca1983-soccer
Yasir Shah1986-cricket
Yasmani Duk1988-soccer(Georges)
Yasmani Grandal1988-baseball
Yasmany Tomás1990-baseball
Yassine Bounou1991-soccer
Yasuhito Endō1980-soccer
Yasuyuki Konno1983-soccer
Yaya Touré1983-soccer(Gnégnéri)
Y. A. Tittle1926-2017football(Yelberton, Albert)
Yelmer Buurman1987-driving(Evert, Frans)
Yeltsin Tejeda1992-soccer(Ignacio)
Yevgen Bolibrukh1983-cycling
Yevgen Sotnikov1980-martial arts
Yevgeni Mayorov1938-1997ice hockey
Yevgeni Zimin1947-ice hockey
Yevhen Khacheridi1987-soccer
Yevhen Konoplyanka1989-soccer
Yevhen Seleznyov1985-soccer
Yevheniya Vysotska1975-cycling
Xu Yifan1988-tennis
Fan Yilin1999-gymnastics
Yoann Huget1987-rugby
Yoann Maestri1988-rugby
Yochanan Vollach1945-soccer
Yoenis Céspedes1985-baseball
Yogev Ben Simon1986-soccer
Yogev Lerman1991-soccer
Yogev Ohayon1987-basketball
Yogi Berra1925-2015baseball(Lawrence, Peter)
Yohan Cabaye1986-soccer
Yohanan Moyal1965-gymnastics
Yohann Sangaré1983-basketball
Yohei Toyoda1985-soccer
Yolanda Griffith1970-basketball(Evette)
Yonder Alonso1987-baseball
Lee Yong1986-soccer
Yordan Letchkov1967-soccer
Yordanis Despaigne1980-boxing
Yoshiichi Watanabe1954-soccer
Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi1975-soccer(Yoshi)
Yoshikazu Fujita1993-rugby
Kim Young-gwon1990-soccer
Younis Khan1977-cricket(Mohammad)
Youri Mulder1969-soccer
Yu Tamura1989-rugby
Yūichi Komano1981-soccer
Yuji Nakazawa1978-soccer
Yulia Lipnitskaya1998-skating(Vyacheslavovna)
Yulia Putintseva1995-tennis
Chan Yung-jan1989-tennis(Latisha)
Yunus Mallı1992-soccer
Yura Movsisyan1987-soccer
Yuri Lodygin1990-soccer
Yuri Zhirkov1983-soccer
Yury Blinov1949-ice hockey(Ivanovich)
Yusaf Mack1980-boxing
Yuto Nagatomo1986-soccer
Yvan Cournoyer1943-ice hockey
Zac Stacy1991-football(Zachary, Latrell)
Zach Fenoglio1989-rugby
Zach Fulton1991-football(Zachery, Quinn)
Zack Test1989-rugby(Zachary)
Zack Wheat1888-1972baseball
Za'Darius Smith1992-football
Zaire Anderson1992-football
Zak DeOssie1984-football(Zackary, Robert)
Zakiya Bywaters1991-soccer(Abeni)
Zakiya Randall1991-golf(Dara)
Žan Tabak1970-basketball
Žana Čović1989-handball
Zane Beadles1986-football(Dae)
Zane Kirchner1984-rugby
Zbigniew Boniek1956-soccer
Zdeslav Vrdoljak1971-water polo
Željko Čajkovski1925-2016soccer
Željko Musa1986-handball
Zelmo Beaty1939-2013basketball
Zelous Wheeler1987-baseball(Lamar)
Zeta Celestino Oliveros Gorres1982-boxing(Z)
Zev van Melick1997-soccer
Zico1953-soccer(Arthur)
Ziggy Hood1987-football(Evander)
Zinedine Zidane1972-soccer
Zion Williamson2000-basketball(Lateef)
Ziya Doğan1961-soccer(Ziyaettin)
Zlatan Ibrahimović1981-soccer
Zlatka Georgieva1969-track
Zlatko Junuzović1987-soccer
Zlatko Kranjčar1956-soccer(Cico)
Zlatko Saračević1961-handball(Zlatan)
Zoilo Versalles1939-1995baseball
Zoltán Béres1970-boxing
Zoltán Gera1979-soccer
Zoltán Stieber1988-soccer
Zoran Mikulić1965-handball
Zsolt Erdei1974-boxing
Zubin Surkari1980-cricket(Eruch)
Zulfiqar Babar1978-cricket
Zuri Lawrence1970-boxing
Zvjezdan Misimović1982-soccer
Zvonimir Boban1968-soccer
Zvonko Bego1940-2018soccer