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  1. Adam Scott

    Adam Scott


    Adam Derek Scott (born 16 July 1980) is an Australian professional golfer who plays mainly on the PGA Tour. He was the World No. 1 ranked golfer, from mid-May to August 2014. He has won 27 professional tournaments around the world (3 being unofficial money events), on many of golf's major tours. His biggest win to date was the 2013 Masters Tournament, his first major championship and the first Masters won by an Australian in its 77-year history. Other significant wins include the 2004 Players Championship and the 2011 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He was the runner-up in the 2012 Open Championship, leading by four strokes with four holes to play before bogeying all of them to lose the title by a stroke to Ernie Els.

  2. Lleyton Hewitt

    Lleyton Hewitt


    Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (/ˈltən ˈhjuːɨt/; born 24 February 1981) is an Australian-born professional tennis player and former world No. 1 who now resides in The Bahamas.

  3. Stuart Dew

    Stuart Dew


    Stuart Dew (born 18 August 1979) is a former Australian rules footballer and dual premiership-player for Port Adelaide and Hawthorn in the Australian Football League (AFL). He is currently serving as the strategy and midfield coach of the Sydney Swans.

  4. Samantha Stosur

    Samantha Stosur


    Samantha "Sam" Jane Stosur (/ˈstsə/ STOE-ser; born 30 March 1984) is an Australian professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she held for 61 weeks, and a former World No. 4 in singles.

  5. Natalie von Bertouch

    Natalie von Bertouch


    Natalie Bode (née von Bertouch; born 16 December 1982 in Adelaide, Australia) is a former Australian netball player, and captain from 2010–2013. She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder. Bode was a member of the Australian national netball team, and the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the ANZ Championship. Bode is a centre court player: she plays predominantly in the centre position.

  6. Geoff Ogilvy

    Geoff Ogilvy


    Geoff Charles Ogilvy (born 11 June 1977) is an Australian professional golfer. He won the 2006 U.S. Open and has also won three World Golf Championships.

  7. Alicia Molik

    Alicia Molik


    Alicia Molik (born 27 January 1981) is an Australian former professional tennis player. She reached a career high singles rank of number 8 and also won a bronze medal for Australia at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Molik also reached a career high doubles ranking of number 6, and won two grand slam doubles titles, at the Australian Open in 2005 and the French Open in 2007. She retired from the sport in September 2008, however, announced a comeback in 2009. Molik has expressed her intention to focus on her new life as a mother, rather than professional tennis.

  8. Emily Seebohm

    Emily Seebohm


    Emily Jane Seebohm, OAM (born 5 June 1992) is an Australian backstroke, freestyle, butterfly and individual medley swimmer.

  9. Shaun Tait

    Shaun Tait


    Shaun William Tait (born 22 February 1983 in Nairne, Adelaide, South Australia) is a professional Australian cricketer, who currently plays only in the Twenty20 format. Tait plays domestic cricket for South Australia and is also a representative for Australia at Twenty20 International level; he has also represented his country in One Day Internationals and test matches. He is a right arm fast bowler. Tait retired from One Day International cricket on 28 March 2011, following Australia's early exit from the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

  10. Mark Woodforde

    Mark Woodforde


    Mark Raymond Woodforde, OAM (born 23 September 1965) is a former professional tennis player from Australia. He is best known as one half of "The Woodies", a doubles partnership with Todd Woodbridge.

  11. David Solari

    David Solari


    David Solari (born 6 June 1968 in Adelaide, South Australia) is a former cyclist who, in 1985, became the first cyclist in history to be crowned national champion in two different countries.. He was Australian Junior pursuit champion and Italian Champion. Solari had duel citizenship and represented Italy at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and nine World track Championships. He collected two bronze medals in 1986, a bronze in 1989 and silver in 1990, 91 and 92. Solari also won eight Italian National track championships as well as representing Italy on 158 occasions. Solari was Australian Champion in 1985 and 1992.

  12. John Aloisi

    John Aloisi


    John Aloisi (born 5 February 1976) is a retired Australian football (soccer) player and the manager of A-League club Brisbane Roar. In a professional career that spanned 20 seasons, with league totals of 459 games and 127 goals, he was the first Australian ever to play and score in La Liga, the Premier League and Serie A.

  13. Simon Fairweather

    Simon Fairweather


    Simon John Fairweather, OAM (born 9 October 1969) is an archer born in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 175 centimetres tall and weighs 71 kilograms.

  14. Rocky Visconte

    Rocky Visconte


    Rocky Visconte (born 22 April 1990) is an Australian footballer who plays for Croydon Kings in the National Premier Leagues South Australia.

  15. Ian Fletcher (tennis)

    Ian Fletcher (tennis)


    Ian Fletcher (born 1 December 1948, in Adelaide, Australia) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

  16. Michelle Brogan

    Michelle Brogan


    Michelle Brogan (born 8 February 1973 in Adelaide, South Australia) is a former basketball player from Australia, who won the bronze medal with the Australia women's national basketball team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Four years later she was on the side that claimed the silver medal in Sydney, Australia, when she was known as Michelle Griffiths. She attended the Australian Institute of Sport in 1988-1990.

  17. Brenton Sanderson

    Brenton Sanderson


    Brenton Sanderson (born 27 February 1974) is a former Australian rules football player and is the former senior coach of the Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

  18. Greg Chappell

    Greg Chappell


    Gregory Stephen Chappell MBE (born 7 August 1948) is a former cricketer who captained Australia between 1975 and 1977 and then joined the breakaway World Series Cricket (WSC) organisation, before returning to the Australian captaincy in 1979, a position he held until his retirement 1984. The second of three brothers to play Test cricket, Chappell was the pre-eminent Australian batsman of his time who allied elegant stroke making to fierce concentration. An exceptional all round player who bowled medium pace and, at his retirement, held the world record for the most catches in Test cricket, Chappell's career straddled two eras as the game moved toward a greater level of professionalism after the WSC schism.

  19. Darren Cahill

    Darren Cahill


    Darren Cahill (born 2 October 1965 in Adelaide, Australia) is a tennis coach and former professional tennis player from Australia. In addition, Cahill is a tennis analyst for the Grand Slam events on the US sports network ESPN and a coach with the Adidas Player Development Program and at

  20. Mark Hutton

    Mark Hutton


    Mark Steven Hutton (born 6 February 1970 in Adelaide, South Australia) was a right-handed pitcher who last played in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds on 21 May 1998.

  21. Matthew Pavlich

    Matthew Pavlich


    Matthew Pavlich (born 31 December 1981) is a professional Australian rules footballer who plays for the Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

  22. Shayne Bennett

    Shayne Bennett


    Shayne Anthony Bennett (born 10 April 1972 in Adelaide, South Australia) was an Australian rules footballer who played for North Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL), and a right-handed baseball pitcher, who last played in Major League Baseball for the Montreal Expos on 15 August.

  23. Aurelio Vidmar

    Aurelio Vidmar


    Aurelio Vidmar (born 3 February 1967 in Adelaide) is an Australian retired football (soccer) player, former captain of the Australian national team and current coach of the Young Socceroos.

  24. Ryan Fitzgerald

    Ryan Fitzgerald


    Ryan James "Fitzy" Fitzgerald (born 16 October 1976) is a former Australian rules footballer, Big Brother participant, and radio and television personality. After being drafted from the South Adelaide Football Club, he made his Australian Football League debut for Sydney in 2000, before being traded to Adelaide, where he played eight games in 2002. Fitzgerald later appeared in Big Brother Australia 2004, beginning a wider media career in television on Channel 10's Saturday night AFL show Before The Game.

  25. Lindsay Gaze

    Lindsay Gaze


    Lindsay John Casson Gaze (born 16 August 1936) is an Australian basketball player and coach. He played for Australia in three Olympics between 1960 and 1968 and coached the Australian basketball team at four Olympics between 1972 and 1984. Gaze coached the Melbourne Tigers for 35 years, including 22 years in the National Basketball League (NBL), winning two championships in 1993 and 1997. He was the coach of the year in 1989, 1997 and 1999 and is second in the all-time number of coaching wins in that league. Lindsay Gaze is a member of the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and coach and an associate member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, and has been announced as a 2015 inductee to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach.

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