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One per category, ignore the sports that you don’t have favourites for.

 

Athletics

American Football

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Cricket

Darts

Formula One

Golf

Ice Hockey

Rugby

Snooker

Tennis

 

 

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Athletics - Daley Thompson

American Football - Tony Dorsett 

Baseball - Rollie Fingers

Basketball - Larry Bird

Boxing - Rocky Marciano

Darts - Jocky Wilson

Formula 1 - James Hunt

Golf - Jack Nicklaus

Snooker - Ray Reardon

Tennis - Bjorn Borg

 

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Athletics: Usain Bolt

American Football: Peyton Manning

Baseball: Albert Pujols

Basketball: Kawhi Leonard

Ice Hockey: Joe Sakic

Tennis: Novak Djokovic but that's not ageing well.

Golf: Tiger

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Athletics - Daley Thompson 

American Football - Colin Kaepernick 

Baseball - Buster Poser

Basketball - Stephen Curry

Boxing - Frank Bruno

Cricket - Shane

Darts 

Formula One - Ayrton Senna

Golf - Bubba 

Ice Hockey

Rugby - Jonny Wilkinson 

Snooker - Ronnie

Tennis - Rene Lacoste

 

Horse Racing - AP

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Athletics - the girl hurdler who does the warm up dance

American Football - Mark Bavaro

Baseball - Willie Mays

Basketball - meh

Boxing - Ali

Cricket - meh

Darts - seriously?

Formula One - Jackie Stewart

Ice Hockey - Mario Lemieux

Rugby - New Zealand

Snooker? - I can't even catch her!

Tennis - Bjorn Borg

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Athletics Michael Johnson 

American Football William "The Refrigerator" Perry

Baseball n/a

Basketball Michael Jordan

Boxing Chris Eubank 

Cricket n/a

Darts n/a

Formula One Lewis Hamilton

Golf Padraig Harrington

Ice Hockey n/a

Rugby Paul O Connell 

Snooker Ronnie O Sullivan

Tennis André Agassi

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Athletics - Haile Gebrselassie

American Football - Pierre Thomas

Basketball - Magic

Boxing - Ali

Cricket - Tendulkar

Formula One - Senna

Golf - Miguel Ángel Jiménez Rodríguez

Rugby - Jonah Lomu

 

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Athletics - Steve Ovett

American Football - Eric Metcalf

Baseball - Francisco Lindor

Basketball - none. Hate it.

Boxing - Errol Bomber Graham

Cricket - Curtley Ambrose

Darts - Jockey Wilson

Formula One - Nelson Piquet

Golf  - Darren Clarke

Ice Hockey - Doug Glatt

Rugby - Jonah Lomu

Snooker  - Hurricane Higgins

Tennis - Bjorn Borg

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Athletics  Peter Norman

American Football  Brett Favre

Baseball no hate it

Basketball no .Really Hate it

Boxing Ali

Cricket Sir Viv

Darts -

Formula One John Surtees

Golf -

Ice Hockey -

Rugby Hate it

Snooker Meh

Tennis Meh

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Athletics - Sonia O Sullivan

American Football - none

Baseball - none

Basketball - Dennis Rodman

Boxing - Roy Jones Jr

Cricket - Shane Warne 

Darts - Phil Taylor

Formula One - Fernando Alonso

Golf - Greg Norman

Ice Hockey - none

Rugby - Dan Carter

Snooker - Stephen Hendry

Tennis - Steffi Graf

 

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Athletics - Daley Thompson

Boxing - Chris Eubank

Darts - Steve Beeton

Golf - Phil Mickelson

Rugby - Jonah Lomu

Snooker - Stephen Hendry

Tennis - Steffi Graf

 

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Daley Thompson / KJT

The Fridge

N/a

N/a

Barry McGuigan

Derek Randall

Jocky Wilson

N/a

Tiger Woods

Reggie Dunlop

Ellery Hanley / Manu Tuilagi

Jimmy White

Andy Murray

 

 

 

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Athletics - Michael Johnson

American Football - Rich Gannon / Joe Montana

Baseball - Wilmer Flores

Basketball - Kevin Garnett

Boxing - Joe Calzaghe 

Cricket - Ben Stokes

Darts - Steve Beaton

Formula One - Fernando Alonso

Golf - Ernie Els / Justin Rose

Ice Hockey - Gordon Bombay

Rugby League - Kieron Cunningham

Rugby Union - Brian O'Driscoll

Snooker - John Higgins

Tennis - Goran Ivanisevic 

 

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Athletics - Michael Johnson/Usain Bolt

American Football - n/a

Baseball - Big Papi (David Ortiz)/Derek Jeter

Basketball - n/a

Boxing - n/a

Cricket - Sachin Tendulkar

Darts - n/a

Formula One - Ayrton Senna

Golf - Tiger Woods/Seve Ballesteros

Ice Hockey - n/a

Rugby - Jonah Lomu/Martin Johnson

Snooker - Jimmy White

Tennis - tough one as I've never really had a favourite. The closest is probably Guga (Gustavo Kuerten) for the manner in which he played and carried himself

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9 hours ago, Tony Moanero said:

One per category, ignore the sports that you don’t have favourites for.

 

Athletics - Steve Ovett

 

Boxing - Marvin Hagler

Cricket -Viv Richards

Darts -Yer ma

 

Golf - Vijay Singh

 

 

Snooker- Chas n Dave

Tennis - Bjorn Borg

 

 

 

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Athletics: Linford Christie

American Football: Brad Friedel

Baseball: Bobson Dugnutt

Basketball: Gary Payton

Boxing: Lennox Lewis

Cricket: I love cricket but strangely don't have a favourite

Darts: Anyone but Wolfie or the power

Formula One: Muttley

Golf: Shooter McGavin

Ice Hockey: Domi

Rugby: Guscott

Snooker: Ronnie

Tennis: Goran Ivanisevic

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Boxing: Erik Morales

Darts: Can't stand Phil Taylor, so going to go for James Wade.

Rugby League: Sean Long

Tennis: Andy Murray

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Athletics - Ed Moses

American Football - Marcus Allen

Baseball - Orel Hershiser

Basketball - Magic Johnson

Boxing - Roberto Duran

Cricket - Sanil Gavaskar

Darts - John Lowe

Formula One - Nikki Lauda

Golf - John Daly

Ice Hockey - Wayne Gretzy

Rugby - Jona Lomu

Snooker - Jimmy White

Tennis - Jimmy Connors

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Athletics - Carl Lewis

Boxing - Ali

Darts - Raymond Van Barnaveld

Formula One - Senna

Golf - Woods 

Rugby - Serge Blanco

Snooker - Steve Davis

Tennis - Federer

 

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4 hours ago, Moo said:

Athletics - Daley Thompson

Boxing - Chris Eubank

Darts - Steve Beeton

Golf - Phil Mickelson

Rugby - Jonah Lomu

Snooker - Stephen Hendry

Tennis - Steffi Graf

 

Steve 'Adonis' Beaton rep

 

Applies to Stig too

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Athletics - Usain Bolt

American Football - Walter Payton

Basketball - Magic Johnson 

Boxing - Tommy Hearns

Cricket - Shane Warne

Formula One - James Hunt

Golf - Seve Ballesteros 

Rugby - Wally Lewis

Snooker - Ronnie O’Sullivan

Tennis - John McEnroe 

 

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Athletics - Bolt

Basketball - Kobe

Boxing - Lennox (hon mention for Nicola Adams 2012)

Cricket - Trescothick

Formula One - Senna

Ice Hockey - Paul Newman

Rugby - Gareth Steenson

Snooker - Ronnie

Tennis - Murray

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Guest Pistonbroke

Athletics.........................Carl Lewis

American Football............Walter Payton

Baseball..........................Barry Bonds

Basketball.......N/A

Boxing............Ali

Cricket............Viv Richards

Darts...............John Lowe

Formula One....Nelson Piquet

Golf.................Seve Ballesteros

Ice Hockey.........N/A

Rugby................Jonny Wilkinson

Snooker.............Aley Higgins

Tennis...............Gabriela Sabatini

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