Born on 17th February 1936 at St. Simons in Georgia, James Nathaniel Brown is a former professional American football player. He had played as a fullback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL).
A four-time NFL Most Valuable Player in 1957, 1958, 1963 and 1965
Received the NFL Rookie of the Year award in 1957
Bestowed with the Bert Bell award in 1963
Aided Cleveland Browns to win the 1964 NFL Championship Game, held in Cleveland, Ohio
Part of the NFL 1960’s All-Decade team
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 1971
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995
Named the "greatest professional football player ever" by 'The Sporting News' in 2002
Born on February 17, 1963, in New York, Michael Jeffrey Jordan who is lovingly known as "MJ" by his fans has been unambiguously regarded as one of the most successful basketball players of all times across the world. He is also a businessman and the chief owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. MJ has won numberless accolades in his active career and even after that for his exemplary serives to the sport basketball.
Few of his accolades are given below:-
A multifaceted personality – Professional basketball player, Olympic athlete, business person, and a very talented actor
Known for his power, agility, and leadership skills on the court
Led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA Championships in 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, and 1998
Awarded with the honor of NBA’s “Most Valuable Player” 5 times in 1987, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998
Played for Washington Wizards for two years before retiring in 2003
Inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 2009
Honored with "Presidential Medal of Freedom” in the year 2016 by the former President of United States, Barack Obama
Born on 17 February 1984, in Transvaal Province, Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is one of the greatest batsmen of all times who plays for South Africa nicknamed as “Mr. 3600” because of his all-round performance in cricket. Besides this, he also has a successful history in other sports such as Golf, Tennis, and Rugby. AB is also a proficient guitarist as well as a singer.
Here is a brief account of his major encompassments:-
The fastest batsman in the history of ODI events to score a total of 8000 runs and also for playing the most number of test Innings (78) without a duck
Registered a record of scoring the fastest century in 36 balls and the fastest half-century in 16 balls against West Indies in 2015
Honored as “Player of the Series” four times for Test cricket against Sri Lanka, Pakistan (2), and India in between 2011-14
Amongst the South African Batsmen who have scored a century in World Cup, his strike rate is the highest (136.73)
In 2008, "AB" de Villiers became the first South African to score a double century (217) against India
During the World Cup match against West Indies In 2015, He scored 162 runs in 66 balls that led South Africa to secure the second highest total (408) in the History of World Cup
Born on 17th February 1984, Annu Raj Singh is an Indian shooter who has actively participated in 10 national shooting championships winning 27 medals till now and still contributing her sincere efforts to raise the sport to new heights.
Won the National Junior Championship of 2002, held in India in 25m Pistol category
Gave an eye-catching performance at the National Games 2007 where she earned one silver medal and three gold medals in shooting
Won the National Championship of 2009, which took place in India giving a prolific performance in the 10 m air Pistol category
Bagged two silver medals and one gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi
Secured a silver medal at the 2011 ISSF World Cup that took place in the USA
Secured the 17th position in the 10 m air pistol category, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, held in London