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 cross-country skiing champion Mika Myllyla was found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, Finnish media reports said.
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.
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.
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.
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'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'.
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.
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.
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.
Argentina players took banned drugs before a qualifying match against Australia for the 1994 World Cup, Diego Maradona said Monday.
An animated cartoon, Dragon Ball No 1, showcasing Chinese snooker ace Ding Junhui's life story will be broadcast on the TV screen soon.