Pele will not take part in Friday's World Cup draw and expressed worries about landing Brazil in a difficult group but will be in the audience
(AP) - When it came to sport, Nelson Mandela had the ability to inspire even inspirational figures and leave global stars completely star-struck.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) - Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Mr Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who inspired others to "reach for what appeared to be impossible", as the boxing great joined in mourning the death of the South African anti-apartheid leader Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped onto the lush field and pulled on a cap. His long-sleeve green rugby jersey was untucked and buttoned right up to the top, a style all his own. On the back, a gold No. 6, big and bold.