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2119 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Sports, Games and Pastimes'

Harold Abrahams

Harold Abrahams

1899-1978
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams

1982-
Boxer; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Adams

Robert Adams

1906-1965
Actor; wrestler; barrister; founder member of the League of Coloured Peoples
Sitter in 1 portrait
Tony Alexander Adams

Tony Alexander Adams

1966-
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan

1973-
Television presenter and wheelchair basketball player; Paralympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington

1989-
Swimmer; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah)

1877-1957
Leader of the Ismailis and racehorse owner
Sitter in 20 portraits
Sir Ben Ainslie

Sir Ben Ainslie

1977-
Sailor; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Prince Naseem

Prince Naseem

1974-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits
Percy Allis

Percy Allis

1897-1975
Golfer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jeannette Altwegg

Jeannette Altwegg

1930-
Ice skater; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Leslie Ames

1905-1990
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jimmy Anderson

Jimmy Anderson

1982-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
Princess Anne

Princess Anne

1950-
Equestrian; Olympian; Princess Royal and daughter of Queen Elizabeth II
Sitter in 129 portraits
Frederick Archer

Frederick Archer

1857-1886
Jockey
Sitter in 13 portraits
John Victor Aspinall

John Victor Aspinall

1926-2000
Gambler and zoo owner
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mike Atherton

Mike Atherton

1968-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bunny Austin

Bunny Austin

1906-2000
Tennis player and evangelist
Sitter in 18 portraits
Steve Backley

Steve Backley

1969-
Javelin thrower; Olympian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

1857-1941
Major-General and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
Sitter in 49 portraits
Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

1889-1977
Leader of the world Girl Guide movement; wife of 1st Baron Baden-Powell
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

1864-1940
Diamond magnate, politician, financier and cricketer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Samuel White Baker

Sir Samuel White Baker

1821-1893
Traveller and sportsman
Sitter in 12 portraits
Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

1989-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Gordon Banks

1937-2019
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister

1929-2018
Physician and middle distance runner; Olympian and first person to break the four minute mile
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sue Barker

Sue Barker

1956-
Tennis player and broadcaster; BBC anchorwoman, London 2012
Sitter in 1 portrait
Franz Anton Beckenbauer

Franz Anton Beckenbauer

1945-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Beckham

David Beckham

1975-
Footballer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Jem Belcher

Jem Belcher

1781-1811
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud

1930-2015
Cricketer and commentator
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Best

George Best

1946-2005
Footballer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower

1926-1993
Footballer and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lillian Board

Lillian Board

1948-1970
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Chris Bonington

Sir Chris Bonington

1934-
Mountaineer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ian Botham

Ian Botham

1955-
Cricketer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Boycott

Sir Geoffrey Boycott

1940-
Cricketer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham

1926-2014
Racing driver
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Donald George Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman

1908-2001
Cricketer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Christopher Brasher

Christopher Brasher

1928-2003
Middle distance runner; Olympian and founder of the London Marathon, company chairman and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Eric Bristow

Eric Bristow

1957-2018
Darts player
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee

1988-
Triathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee

1990-
Triathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno

1961-
Boxer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Joe Bugner

Joe Bugner

1950-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Matt Busby

Matt Busby

1909-1994
Manager, Manchester United Football Club
Sitter in 9 portraits
Billy Butlin

Billy Butlin

1899-1980
Founder of Butlin holiday camps
Sitter in 13 portraits
Johnny Byrne

Johnny Byrne

1939-1999
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe

1972-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Darren Campbell

Darren Campbell

1973-
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Donald Campbell

Donald Campbell

1921-1967
Land and water speed record holder
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Malcolm Campbell

Sir Malcolm Campbell

1885-1948
Racing motorist; holder of land and water speed records
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

1974-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Paul Canoville

Paul Canoville

1962-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Eric Cantona

1966-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Geoff Capes

Geoff Capes

1949-
Strongman and shot putter; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rudolf Caracciola

Rudolf Caracciola

1901-1959
German racing driver
Sitter in 1 portrait

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