Former gymnastic coach and administrator Darshan Kumar Tondon dies

Former gymnastics national coach and sports administrator Dr Darshan Kumar Tondon, who was being treated for Alzheimer's, died this morning in Faridabad.

Female jockey dies after trotting accident in France

A 25-year-old female jockey died Sunday from injuries sustained in a fall during a trotting race, according to the sport`s organising body in France (Le.Trot).

Nigerian player David Oniya collapses, dies in Malaysia: Reports
Nigerian player David Oniya collapses, dies in Malaysia: Reports

Nigerian defender David Oniya collapsed on the pitch and died after playing just a few minutes of a local friendly in Malaysia on Saturday, reports said.

2 dead from dengue fever in American Samoa

Two people in American Samoa have died from dengue fever and two others have been diagnosed with the disease in the US territory.

Father of gang-rape victim dies in road mishap, family cries foul

The father of a woman, who was gang-raped and murdered, died in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway today with his family members claiming foul play.

Felt like a family member died, says actress who played Aruna

Actress Chinmayee Sumeet, who had played the title role in Vinay Apte's 2002 Marathi play 'Katha Arunachi' (Aruna's story), today said she felt as if she had lost a family member with the passing away of Aruna Shanbaug. Aruna, the former nurse at KEM Hospital here, died today after lying in coma for 42 years following a brutal sexual assault.

Polish football fan's death after police action leads to violent clashes
Polish football fan's death after police action leads to violent clashes

A Polish soccer fan died on Saturday after he was hit by a rubber bullet fired by police, leading to violent clashes in a provincial town hours later in which 14 officers were wounded, police said.

Six-year-old boy dies while playing cricket

A six-year-old boy died while playing cricket after he was hit on the chest by a powerful shot here.

'Voice of cricket ' Richie Benaud: Selection of quotes
'Voice of cricket ' Richie Benaud: Selection of quotes

Richie Benaud, Australia`s celebrated former cricket captain and commentator, died on Thursday at the age of 84.

Veteran sports journalist TN Pillay dead

Veteran sports journalist T. N. Pillay died here on Friday, after prolonged illness. He was 85.

World's oldest person Misao Okawa dies at 117 in Japan

 Misao Okawa, who was named world's oldest living person, has died from heart failure at the age of 117 in Japan.

Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89
Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89

Chuck Bednarik, a 1950s offensive and defensive NFL star for the Philadelphia Eagles, died Saturday morning at age 89 following a brief illness, the team announced.

Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35
Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35

Bulgarian former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev has died at just 35 after suffering a heart-attack, his family said Saturday.

Ahmed Givens dies of cancer

 Reality TV star Ahmed Givens has died after battling with colon cancer.

3,000 Ukrainian soldiers died in Devaltseve clashes: Rebels

Some 3,000 Ukrainian soldiers died in fierce fighting with pro-Russian separatists trying to dislodge them from the strategic city of Devaltseve, the separatist forces` commander Eduard Basurin said Wednesday.

Belgian cycling great Claude Criquielion dies at 58
Belgian cycling great Claude Criquielion dies at 58

Belgium`s former world cycling champion Claude Criquielion died on Wednesday aged 58 following a severe stroke, the Alost hospital where he was being treated announced.

Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83
Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83

US golfing great Billy Casper, who had the seventh most PGA Tour wins but was still considered one of the game's most underrated players, died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 83, ESPN reported.

Figure skating legend Toller Cranston dies at 65
Figure skating legend Toller Cranston dies at 65

Former Olympic medalist Toller Cranston, who broke new ground in figure skating with his flair for the dramatic, has died at the age of 65.

Russian tennis player Violetta Degtiareva dies of heart failure
Russian tennis player Violetta Degtiareva dies of heart failure

Talented Russian tennis player Violetta Degtiareva, dubbed "the next Anna Kournikova", for her glamorous looks and playing skills, has died of reported heart failure, according to media reports.

Brazilian professional surfer dies after being shot
Brazilian professional surfer dies after being shot

A Brazilian professional surfer has died after being shot outside his beach home by an off-duty police officer.