It's a girl for David and Victoria Beckham!

2011-07-11 09:19:37

Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham welcomed a new baby girl into the world on Sunday, adding a daughter to the three sons they already have in their growing family.

Former Olympic champion Myllyla dies at 41

2011-07-06 09:25:51

Former Olympic cross-country skiing champion Mika Myllyla was found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, Finnish media reports said.

Shakira, Pique in Israel to promote education campaign

2011-06-23 14:21:56

Colombian pop singer Shakira promoted her global education campaign with a stop at a joint Israeli-Arab school in Jerusalem on Tuesday, accompanied by her boyfriend, Spanish football star and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.

Kaka didn't want to play Copa America: Brazil coach

2011-06-16 10:51:50

Brazil coach says Kaka called him and asked to be left out of the Copa America squad so he could have more time to regain his form following knee surgery.

Promoter links Shaq sex tape to kidnapping

2011-06-15 12:29:19

A music promoter who was kidnapped and robbed in 2008 has told a court that his assailants demanded return of a sex tape featuring NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Ronaldo denies farewell match with Corinthians

2011-06-13 12:42:50

Five days after playing in his farewell match with the Brazilian national soccer team against Romania, star striker Ronaldo revealed on Sunday that he is unlikely to participate in a farewell match with Corinthians.

Ronaldo farewells Brazil national team

2011-06-08 10:25:38

Ronaldo's career with Brazil's national team has come to an emotional end. The striker made a brief appearance in an friendly against Romania on Tuesday to recognize his contribution to the 'Selecao'.

Man U midfielder Scholes hangs up boots

2011-06-01 09:48:00

Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes retired on Tuesday, with the 36-year-old opting to stay at the Premier League champions in a coaching role.

Blatter cleared, top FIFA officials suspended

2011-05-30 09:27:29

FIFA's ethics committee cleared president Sepp Blatter of any wrongdoing as two of soccer's most senior officials were suspended on Sunday in the worst corruption scandal to blight the sport's governing body.

Beckham returns to Man United for Neville farewell

2011-05-25 09:57:44

To chants of "Fergie sign him up," David Beckham made a one-off return to the Manchester United team on Tuesday to mark the end of best friend Gary Neville's career in a friendly against Juventus.

Maradona: Argentina took drugs before qualifier

2011-05-24 10:26:04

Argentina players took banned drugs before a qualifying match against Australia for the 1994 World Cup, Diego Maradona said Monday.

Cartoon series showcases Ding Junhui's life story

2011-05-20 11:25:28

An animated cartoon, Dragon Ball No 1, showcasing Chinese snooker ace Ding Junhui's life story will be broadcast on the TV screen soon.