TIME magazine has released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People for 2019, naming celebrities and athletes including Ariana Grande, LeBron James, Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and more. The line-up is sectioned into five categories — Pioneers, Artists, Leaders, Icons and Titans — with each influencer having been interviewed by fellow industry leaders.
In addition to James and Woods, notable sports figures include Japanese-American tennis sensation Naomi Osaka and Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah. Osaka’s last year has been defined by breakout moments, including becoming the first Asian player to hold the WTA’s No. 1 ranking and recently signing an endorsement deal with Nike. Salah, considered one of the best football pl