For many, sports may be mere entertainment. But, there is no denying the fact that it takes a lot of effort to be entertaining, especially at the highest competitive level. There are so many things that go in the background, and nobody comes to know about it. If we are more aware of the personal troubles the gutsy sports-people go through to give their best on the field, we will appreciate their game even more.
This list pays tribute to all those heroes who put their personal tragedies behind to give their best performance. This list is about 40 inspiring stories about sports, life and everything in between.