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.

Rod Taylor dies at 84
Rod Taylor dies at 84

Actor Rod Taylor, the star of "The Birds" and "The Time Machine" died at 84, just days ahead of his 85th birthday.

Former New York governor Mario Cuomo dies aged 82

Mario Cuomo, the former New York governor who was once considered a prime candidate for the White House or the Supreme Court, died Thursday, US media reported. He was 82.

Cause of death was not specified, but Cuomo had been hospitalized in November with a heart condition.

Canadian hockey legend Jean Beliveau dies at 83
Canadian hockey legend Jean Beliveau dies at 83

Canadian ice hockey legend Jean Beliveau died at his Quebec home on Tuesday at the age of 83 following a long illness, his former club the Montreal Canadiens have announced.

Fan dies after Atletico-Deportivo brawl: Hospital
Fan dies after Atletico-Deportivo brawl: Hospital

A football fan died of cardiac arrest following clashes near Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon stadium before the Spanish champions' 2-0 win over Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!
Phillip Hughes will remain unbeaten at 63 not out, forever!

Phillip Hughes, who would have been celebrating his 26th birthday on Sunday, will remain unbeaten at 63 runs, forever.

Ireland rugby great Jack Kyle dies aged 88
Ireland rugby great Jack Kyle dies aged 88

Former Ireland rugby great Jack Kyle has died at the age of 88, his family announced on Friday.

Actor found on fire atop a New York-bound train, later dies

A fledging actor and model was found on fire on top of a stalled commuter train in Connecticut and later died from his severe burn injuries, a transit spokesman said on Monday.

Black Tusk bassist Jonathan Athon dies after US crash

The bass player for the heavy metal band Black Tusk has died after being critically injured in a weekend motorcycle crash near his Georgia home.

Fourteen dead in Spain's worst coach crash in 13 years

Fourteen people died when a coach plunged into a ravine in southeastern Spain, in the worst such accident in the country for 13 years, officials said Sunday.

Death of actor Robin Williams officially ruled a suicide

Actor Robin Williams` death has been officially ruled a suicide, the Marin County authorities said in a statement on Friday.

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi lost control of vehicle on curve: Authorities
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi lost control of vehicle on curve: Authorities

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died when his car overturned at a curve on a regional road in Mpumalanga province in the early hours of Friday, South African authorities said on Saturday.

Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma
Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma

Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

How Joan Rivers died revealed
How Joan Rivers died revealed

A new medical report has revealed that Joan Rivers died from " therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux.

Four killed in gun attack on Mexican football team's bus
Four killed in gun attack on Mexican football team's bus

Three football players, two of them minors, and their driver died in a gun attack against their bus in Mexico`s troubled Guerrero state, authorities reported Saturday.

Referee dies of suspected heart attack at Asian Games
Referee dies of suspected heart attack at Asian Games

A referee at the Asian Games in Incheon has died due to a suspected heart attack, South Korean police said on Friday.

'Howard Stern Show' contributor Eric Lynch dies

Eric Lynch, a regular caller on popular radio programme 'Howard Stern Show' since 2002 and also known as "Eric the Actor" and "Eric the Midget," has died. He was 39.

Former national volleyball player Udayakumar no more
Former national volleyball player Udayakumar no more

K Udayakumar, who represented India in national and international volleyball tournaments during the 1980s, died here today, family sources said.