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Other Sport 07 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Charlton: Beckham’s celebrity lifestyle damaged his career

David Beckham should be playing in England - not the United States - and his celebrity lifestyle has damaged his career, according to former England and Manchester United great Bobby Charlton.

Rugby 29 Oct 2013 | 10:27 PM

World Cup win created celebrity burden, says Wilkinson

(Reuters) - Former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson says winning the 2003 World Cup created a celebrity burden that changed his rugby career and left him feeling fragile.

Football 13 Jun 2014 | 4:22 AM

Beckham muses on football and celebrity status in new Brazil documentary

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Thursday, David Beckham is trying not to miss his glory days of playing for the England team and now enjoys just being a football fan.

Football 23 Oct 2013 | 6:30 AM

Beckham had to go after celebrity got in the way, Ferguson

LONDON (Reuters) - David Beckham thought he was too big for Manchester United and later surrendered part of his career by moving to the United States to play for LA Galaxy, former manager Alex Ferguson said in his autobiography published on Tuesday.

Basketball 20 Mar 2017 | 1:12 PM

NBA's Chris Paul, other celebrity athletes, invest for an impact

NEW YORK(Reuters) - Giving back to their communities has always been a challenge for pro athletes who get rich quick, because they tend to lose the money even more quickly. But even those who manage to build a substantial amount of wealth have a hard time using it charitably in a way that truly has a long-term impact.

Other Sport 30 Jun 2015 | 1:32 AM

Boxers Mayweather, Pacquiao top Forbes best paid celebrity list

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topped Forbes list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities on Monday, on the heels of their lucrative clash in Las Vegas last month.

Other Sport 22 Oct 2013 | 11:44 PM

Beckham had to go after celebrity got in the way, Ferguson

LONDON (Reuters) - David Beckham thought he was too big for Manchester United and later surrendered part of his career by moving to the United States to play for LA Galaxy, former manager Alex Ferguson said in his autobiography published on Tuesday.

Other Sport 12 Jul 2016 | 1:06 AM

Sportsperson and celebrity manager WME-IMG to buy UFC

(Reuters) - Talent agency WME-IMG said on Monday it would buy mixed martial arts promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in a transaction a source valued at $4 billion (£3 billion), making it the world's biggest ever sports deal.

Other Sport 05 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

All eyes on Tiger at Irish golf celebrity pro-am

ADARE, Ireland (AP): Tiger Woods will be headlining an Irish charity tournament this week, though it could be his last with his No. 1 ranking.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Retiring Roddick gets celebrity treatment from fans

NOVAK Djokovic continued his stroll through the US Open draw on Sunday while former champion Andy Roddick staved off retirement by winning in front of 20,000 of his new-found best friends at raucous Arthur Ashe Stadium.