Of all the lists published by magazines throughout the year, Time's list of the 100 most influential people is one of the most respected.

The list honors global leaders, innovators and pioneers. Everyone from President Obama to Scooter Braun. And in this interconnected day and age, it shouldn't be surprising that several athletes made the cut.

What's interesting is that there were no repeats from last year, when Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow, Novak Djokovic, Oscar Pistorius, Lionel Messi and Yani Tseng were honored.

Below are the four athletes who made the cut in 2013:

For the complete list of honorees, see here.

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