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Yes, some people have been inconvenienced by traffic delays or annoyed by supportive athletes.

Cuban athletes have been highly prized in the U.S. despite the embargo—and even because of it.

However, the embargo has also made Cuban players more highly valued than athletes from any other country.

There may be no entrapped pool of human talent left on earth with the dollar value of Cuban athletes.

Actors, musicians, and athletes have a long tradition of supporting charitable causes.

It was the older lure that brought every year athletes of fame to run in the historic race.

Behold these patient, indefatigable athletes, ever vanquished, yet ever returning to the combat!

There were few better athletes than Matt King, and he was in the pink of condition.

The fame of athletes, however, soon declines with their bodily powers.

We know one or two of these iron athletes who have outlived their generation and they are among the bores of the world.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to athletes, such as: competitor, player, animal, professional, contestant, and sport.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.