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(Reuters) World football great Diego Armando Maradona has died on Wednesday (Nov 25) after suffering a heart attack at his home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, those close to him confirmed.
TABOAO DA SERRA, Brazil (Reuters) - When the women's team of Taboao da Serra lost a league match 29-0 last month it looked like things could hardly get much worse for the small club based outside Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo.
(Reuters) - A one of a kind trophy created for Brazilian World Cup soccer legend Pele and a jersey worn by Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky as a rookie in 1979 are among items celebrating 100 years of sporting history that are headed for auction.
Others declared dead included Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, former US President Jimmy Carter, Cuban leader Raul Castro, actors Clint Eastwood, Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer great Pele, who celebrates his 80th birthday this week, is still revered in his home country even if his once unassailable position as the greatest player of all time is now a matter for hot debate.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Days before his 80th birthday, Brazilian football great Pele told his fans he was happy and healthy and pleased to be reaching the landmark with his lucid mental state.
(Reuters) - Neymar overtook Ronaldo and moved into second place behind Pele on Brazil's all-time goalscoring list after notching a hat-trick in a 4-2 victory over Peru on Tuesday in a World Cup qualifier.
LIMA (Reuters) - A hat-trick from Neymar helped Brazil to a 4-2 victory over Peru in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday and moved the Paris St Germain forward second behind Pele on his country's all-time goal-scoring list.
HUBLOT is the English Premier League’s (EPL) official timekeeper for the 2020/21 season.
In the 80s, players like Soh Chin Aun, Santokh Singh and the great Mokhtar Dahari all had chances to feature for English clubs, but the moves never materialise. Mokhtar Dahari, who bamboozled Arsenal in the 1975 friendly in Stadium Merdeka, was invited to play for the Gunners but refused due to his love for Selangor.