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.
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.
A Brazilian professional surfer has died after being shot outside his beach home by an off-duty police officer.
Actor Rod Taylor, the star of "The Birds" and "The Time Machine" died at 84, just days ahead of his 85th birthday.
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 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.
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, who would have been celebrating his 26th birthday on Sunday, will remain unbeaten at 63 runs, forever.
Former Ireland rugby great Jack Kyle has died at the age of 88, his family announced on Friday.
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.
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 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.
Actor Robin Williams` death has been officially ruled a suicide, the Marin County authorities said in a statement on Friday.
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.
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.
A new medical report has revealed that Joan Rivers died from " therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux.
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.
A referee at the Asian Games in Incheon has died due to a suspected heart attack, South Korean police said on Friday.
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.
K Udayakumar, who represented India in national and international volleyball tournaments during the 1980s, died here today, family sources said.
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