The New York Yankees honor Nelson Mandela by permanent reminder of his historic 1990 visit to the baseball giants.
By day, he dons a white lab coat. At the weekend, he terrorizes opposition teams in his bright red outfit.
How do you design a superyacht fit for the billionaire who has everything money can buy?
He dreamed of being a tennis star, but it was not to be.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is set to return to competitive swimming less than two years after announcing his retirement.
World record-holder Wilson Kipsang completed a Kenyan double at the London Marathon Sunday as home hope Mo Farah disappointed on his debut over the 42km test.
Filipino hero Manny Pacquiao scored a comprehensive 12-round points victory over Timothy Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title he controversially lost to the previously unbeaten American two years ago.
Timothy Bradley says he needs to beat Manny Pacquiao for a second time in Las Vegas on Saturday to move on from the controversial conclusion of their first fight two years ago.
Two days after fellow Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson received an 18-month doping suspension, former 100-meter world-record holder Asafa Powell was hit with the same penalty after testing positive for the same banned stimulant. He called the ruling "unfair" and "patently unjust."
On Wednesday the wrestling community and fans around the world mourned the passing of Ultimate Warrior, one of the biggest and brightest stars of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
Olympic gold medalist Sherone Simpson of Jamaica plans to file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after receiving an 18-month doping suspension Tuesday, with her agent calling the ban "incredibly unjust."
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Five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe is sick from post-surgery infections and probably won't ever swim competitively again, his manager James Erskine said Tuesday to Australian news media, including CNN affiliate Seven Network.
For most people, breaking one world record would suffice. But for Simone Origone, rewriting history a second time isn't quite enough.
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England may play host to the world's most lucrative football league but the country's national team is facing a fight to compete on the biggest stage of all.
One of the most dramatic Grand Nationals in recent years ended in victory for 25-1 shot Pineau De Re, who ran on relentlessly to capture Britain's most iconic horse race.
In its bid to compete with major U.S. sports, American rugby could be set to receive a huge boost.
The Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament is universally acclaimed as the premier event of its kind and if you've been lucky enough to attend, you'll know why.
Would you go to work for nothing? More to the point, would you do so risking life and limb riding a horse in one of the world's toughest races?
A month ago, Elana Meyers was hurtling down the Sochi bobsleigh track at 150 kph on her way to winning an Olympic silver medal.
The hi-tech sailing revolution is here. Meet the AC72, America's Cup new flying yacht that is making big waves at this year's race.
The sailing world is reeling after Briton Andrew "Bart" Simpson's tragic death on the waters of San Francisco Bay while training with Sweden's Artemis America's Cup team on board a boat that is about as extreme as it gets.
He travels in private jets and is one of the world's highest-paid athletes, but Fernando Alonso's humble beginnings are never far away from his thoughts.
The world's fastest man on a pair of skis just got faster.
The country that once put the Commonwealth Games in serious jeopardy could become the first from Africa to host the event.
What sporting icon is forged from a blowpipe and 1,200 degree mass of molten glass?
New Zealand turned on the style to beat England 26-7 in Sunday's final of the Hong Kong Sevens as they ran in four tries in a comprehensive victory.
He's created some of the world's highest-earning stage shows, so it's only fitting that Andrew Lloyd Webber will be in the limelight on the day of the planet's most expensive horse race.
Could the principal owner of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets be thinking about a move to Russia?
His name means "bright light" in Japanese, and at the tender age of 18 he's already shining on the global rugby stage.
The annual sporting jamboree is the highlight of the social calendar for rugby fans who flock to the Hong Kong Stadium in their thousands.
"When I'm riding, it is like flying. My feet do not touch the ground -- and the world and all the stresses that can come with being blind just disappear."
Fiji has beaten defending champions South Africa 33-26 in the final of the Japan Rugby Sevens at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Tokyo.
It's the ultimate sporting world tour.
Nowhere else in world sport could a league title be decided in a match between a brewing and distilling group and an electronics behemoth -- but then again rugby in Japan is different.
As a jockey he spent his career guiding horses over the world's toughest fences.
"Pain is weakness leaving the body."
It's like a stunt from the latest James Bond movie, only this isn't a movie.
Germany and Bayern Munich legend Uli Hoeness won't appeal tax fraud jail sentence, resigns as Bayern president.
A spectacular closing ceremony brought an end to the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games Sunday.
"Make us dream" read the message.
It was silver in Sochi -- but Austria's Marcel Hirscher was back on top after winning the World Cup slalom crystal globe.
Ireland gave Brian O'Driscoll a dramatic farewell to international rugby by clinching the Six Nations title with a tense 22-20 victory over France in Paris on Saturday.
Marcel Hirscher may have come away from Sochi without a Winter Olympics gold medal, but the Austrian has confirmed his reputation as the most consistent men's skier on the World Cup circuit.
An incident-packed final day at Cheltenham culminated in a no-less dramatic finale when outsider Lord Windermere captured the Gold Cup in heart-stopping fashion for trainer Jim Culloty and jockey Davy Russell.
It was billed as a clash between emerging jumps superstar Annie Power and one of the best staying hurdlers of all time, Big Buck's.
"I felt a massive cold chill through my body and saw my leg completely missing."
It was a case of déjà vu at Cheltenham on Wednesday as Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins took the opening race for a second day in a row.
He was an outstanding talent who never made it in the NBA, before he established himself as one of the most famous American players in European basketball history.
Flat racing has Royal Ascot; tennis has Wimbledon; football has the FA Cup.
Double gold was the theme on day two of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi Sunday with Austria's Markus Salcher and Akira Kano of Japan achieving the feat at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center.
Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin continued to bask in the golden glow of Olympic triumph as the American pair recorded impressive World Cup victories Saturday.
Ukraine will compete at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in Russia in order to promote peace between the two nations, the head of its Paralympic Committee said, although only one of the country's athletes attended Friday's opening ceremony.
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher remains in a medically induced coma, according to his agent, while one of his former teammates is "praying" for his recovery.
Russia's stand off with Ukraine might be spilling over into the sporting arena with the idea floated for Fabio Capello's team to be barred from contesting June's World Cup, but the UEFA president believes this would be a travesty for the players who worked so hard to qualify for the finals in Brazil.
The pink box was delivered to the press area.
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The "fastest man in rugby" is to remain in the sport after resisting overtures from a major National Football League (NFL) team to sign for British team Glasgow Warriors.
As the Ukraine players stood silent on the football field in Larnaca, Cyprus, they could be forgiven for allowing their minds to wander.
Many have matched his size, some his speed, but no-one ever combined the two to such devastating effect on a rugby field as Jonah Lomu.
There are not many Bond villains who survive to tell the tale of their encounter with 007.
Winning the Tour de France may be one of sport's toughest challenges, but 2013 winner Chris Froome says cyclists have an equally arduous task.
Graeme Smith has led South Africa to the top of the rankings, but Monday he made the shock announcement he would quit international cricket at the completion of their current Test match against Australia in Cape Town.
An UK betting firm has sparked outrage with a controversial advert which offers punters money back if Oscar Pistorius is found not guilty of murder.
He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, as the cameras pan once again towards Oscar Pistorius, he is playing the lead role in a more tragic tale that began in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.
When Jason Collins pulls on his No. 98 Brooklyn Nets jersey, he's not just representing a basketball team.
The Dalai Lama bows in deference to the great man. He's joined by 20 other Dalai Lamas, assorted superheroes and a young woman dressed as a fish tank.
Sir Richard Branson has opened up his private Caribbean Island for a new book by celebrity and fashion photographer, Russell James.
Here's background information about the 2014 Sochi, Russia, Winter Olympics. This is the 22nd Winter Olympics. The games are held February 7-23, 2014. The Paralympic Games will be held March 7-16, 2014.
It's like an imaginary movie momentarily on pause. Under a reddened English summer afternoon sky, taking center stage is Estimate, the royal horse that romped to victory at last year's Ascot Gold Cup.
It took him two hours and nine minutes, but Roger Federer eventually saw off the challenge of world No. 48 Radek Stepanek to reach the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Championship.
When Karl-Heinz Rummenigge speaks, you listen.
Imagine hurtling down a mountain at 60 miles an hour. Now imagine doing it virtually blind.
The life of rugby player Joost van der Westhuizen is the stuff films are made of -- literally.
NBA official: The No. 98 Brooklyn Nets uniform of Jason Collins -- the first openly gay player in the four major U.S. sports -- is the top-seller on NBA.com.
One of the world's most successful horse racing operations has undergone a major reshuffle in an attempt to close the stable door on a damaging doping scandal.
Television viewers around the world were treated to the grudge match of the Winter Olympics as the U.S. edged Russia in a thrilling ice hockey pool match in Sochi this month.
In European soccer, the punishment for racially abusing an opponent is a 10-match ban. In American football, the same offense could result in losing 15 yards.
The threat of terrorism, the potential for protest, shoddy accommodation and even a lack of snow.
The Winter Olympics' motto was " Hot. Cool. Yours."
Vladimir Putin is leaving Sochi with a smile on his face -- but per capita, Russia didn't even figure in the top 10 medal winners.
Olympiads often come with their fair share of controversy, and the Russian city of Sochi -- the host for the 22nd Winter Games -- drew more than its fair share.
Rafael Nadal is known as an iron man on the tennis tour but even he gets tired.
The closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday night took viewers through what organizers called an artistic look at Russian culture before International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach closed what he called the "Athletes' Games."
An important point to note about the next Winter Olympic Games venue: it should not be confused with Pyongyang, the North Korean capital.
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Critics say it would have been cheaper to coat this Russian road with caviar but will the route made for the Sochi Games reap long-term rewards?
When the Winter Olympics roll around, Canadians pretty much always expect the national hockey team to win gold.
It was the next-to-the-last day of the Sochi Games, so athletes fought hard Saturday for the remaining medals of the Olympics.
It's been a tough last few days for U.S. hockey at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
The U.S. men's hockey team lost any dream of an Olympic medal when Finland crushed them 5-0 in the consolation game for the bronze medal in the Sochi Games.
Will the second-to-the-last day of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, be full of surprises or more of the same?
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Russian teenager Adelina Sotnikova's win over South Korean Yuna Kim in Olympic figure skating is causing controversy.
It was a golden moment in a depressingly bleak week.
Canada beats the United States 1-0 in their Olympic men's hockey semifinal game.