Mexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco declares mayoral win
Mexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco declares mayoral win

Mexico football legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco appeared poised Monday to score a victory in his political debut, leading the race for mayor in the city of Cuernavaca.

Football icon Pele could leave hospital within days: Aide
Football icon Pele could leave hospital within days: Aide

Football legend Pele, on the mend following prostate surgery, could be well enough to leave the hospital "in a couple of days," a close advisor said Friday.

David Beckham glad he's not an actor
David Beckham glad he's not an actor

Retired English footballer David Beckham says he's happy that he isn't an actor!

`I`m born winner` says football star Weah after poll win

Football legend and Liberian opposition leader George Weah declared himself a "born winner" Monday, after trouncing the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in a Senate election in the Ebola-ravaged country.

Brazil's Pele improving, still in intensive care: Hospital
Brazil's Pele improving, still in intensive care: Hospital

Brazilian soccer great Pele "is in better condition" though he remains in an intensive care unit being treated for a urinary tract infection, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said on Friday.

Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case
Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case

Son of Brazilian football legend Pele was arrested after losing an appeal in a money laundering case on Tuesday in Brazil.

Real Madrid legend Hugo Sanchez`s son found dead in Mexico City
Real Madrid legend Hugo Sanchez`s son found dead in Mexico City

The son of Mexico and Real Madrid football legend Hugo Sanchez was found dead on Saturday along with another man in a Mexico City apartment, a Red Cross spokesman said.

Football legend PK Banerjee hospitalised
Football legend PK Banerjee hospitalised

Legendary Indian footballer P K Banerjee was on Monday hospitalised after he complained of dizziness and excessive sweating.

ISL: Parineeti, Ayushmann to cheer for Delhi Dynamos
ISL: Parineeti, Ayushmann to cheer for Delhi Dynamos

The city is in for a star-studded time in the first season of Hero Indian Super League as Delhi Dynamos fans will get to cheer the team with Bollywood actors Parineeti Chorpra and Ayushmnan Khurana offering their support from the stands at the JLN Stadium.

FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico
FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico

FC Goa's newly-appointed marquee coach Zico Thursday oversaw his first training session at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here.

Paraguayan footballers are `fierce`, warns Diego Maradona

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona warned San Lorenzo to prepare for a tough match against Nacional in the Libertadores Cup final, saying Paraguayan footballers "are fierce."

`Controversy king` Diego Maradona slaps journalist

Legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, slapped a journalist on Saturday while leaving a theatre along with mother of his child, Veronica Ojeda, and their son Diego Fernando, in his homeland.

Diego Maradona coaches friend`s minor league team

Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona gave a minor league team a one-off training session, media reports said.

`Maradona set me up,` says arrested ex-girlfriend

Diego Maradona`s ex-girlfriend said the football legend had set a trap for her, denying she stole jewelry from his Dubai mansion as an Argentine court released her on bail.

Kroos leaving Bayern Munich a big loss: Beckenbauer

German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has said Toni Kroos`s rumoured move from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid could be a big loss for the German club but a valuable property for the Spanish club.

Pele`s son Edinho sentenced for money laundering

A Brazilian court has sentenced football legend Pele`s son Edinho to 33 years in prison for laundering money for drug traffickers, media reports said Saturday.

Lilian Thuram `understands` Brazil protest

French football legend Lilian Thuram expressed sympathy with Brazilian protesters threatening to disrupt the World Cup, saying he understands their anger over the tournament`s multi-billion-dollar price tag.

Bayern Munich chief, Uli Hoeness to serve jail term as prosecutors nix appeal

German football legend and former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness is to go to jail for tax fraud after prosecutors said Monday they would not appeal the verdict.

Pele: Brazil`s defence better than attack

Brazil will this year boast a stronger defence than attack for the first time in a World Cup, according to football legend Pele.

Nadal, Ronaldo sign Brazil marketing deal

Tennis world No. 1 Rafael Nadal has signed a deal with the sports marketing agency owned by Brazilian football legend Ronaldo.