Sports figures around the world showed their love for Nelson Mandela on Thursday, the anti-apartheid hero's 95th birthday.
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who helped seal his country's bid to become the first in Africa to host a World Cup, has died at the age of 95.
Top American super middleweight prospect Edwin Rodriguez and former light heavyweight titlist Zsolt Erdei will be part of a four-man tournament announced Friday in which the finalists will share $1 million.
Sebastian Coe wants to help bring the Olympics to Africa for the first time.
With a shiny silver medal hanging around her neck, Caster Semenya is already looking forward to another meeting with Nelson Mandela.
South Africans will determine the World Cup's legacy, writes Jemele Hill
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