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Football 05 Jan 2014 | 5:47 PM

Portuguese legend Eusebio dies, aged 71 (updated)

LISBON (AFP): Portuguese football legend Eusebio, who was the top scorer in the 1966 World Cup, has died Sunday at the age of 71, his former club Benfica confirmed.

Football 21 Oct 2013 | 8:04 PM

Exclusive - Campbell searches for understanding

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England defender Sol Campbell, an intensely private man who rarely opened up to team mates or media during a hugely successful but controversial 20-year playing career, has changed since hanging up his boots.

Football 31 Jul 2013 | 3:47 AM

Beckham to release picture book in October

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England soccer captain David Beckham will release a picture book in October featuring images from his playing career in a deal with a UK publishing unit of French media company Lagardere.

Tennis 05 Jul 2013 | 3:12 AM

Lisicki overcomes adversity to walk tall

LONDON (Reuters) - Learning to walk again after a career-threatening injury helped Sabine Lisicki realise that anything is possible - even reaching a Wimbledon final.

Other Sport 23 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Bodybuilding icon Joe Weider dies in Los Angeles at 93

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Weider, the self-made fitness and bodybuilding guru who built a magazine empire that included more than a dozen popular publications such as Muscle and Fitness, Shape and Men's Fitness, died on Saturday at the age of 93.

Other Sport 23 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Bodybuilding icon Joe Weider dies in Los Angeles at 93

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Weider, the self-made fitness and bodybuilding guru who built a magazine empire that included more than a dozen popular publications such as Muscle and Fitness, Shape and Men's Fitness, died on Saturday at the age of 93.

Other Sport 17 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Former world champion Grinham falls at first hurdle

GRAND CAYMAN: Rachael Grinham, a brilliant world champion only five years ago in Madrid, suffered a disheartening defeat in the World Open on Sunday when she missed three match points in a first round defeat to a qualifier.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong deletes Tour wins reference in Twitter bio

PARIS (Reuters) - A day after he was banned from cycling for life and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong took the first step towards accepting the sanctions by deleting reference to his Tour wins on his Twitter biography.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

All Blacks legend and perfect gentleman Whineray dies

WELLINGTON: Former All Blacks captain and prominent New Zealand businessman Sir Wilson Whineray died in Auckland yesterday aged 77.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Armstrong deletes Tour wins reference in Twitter bio

PARIS (Reuters) - A day after he was banned from cycling for life and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong took the first step towards accepting the sanctions by deleting reference to his Tour wins on his Twitter biography.