British Army officer Captain Preet Chandi has made it to the last degree, which means she is just under 60 nautical miles from the South Pole. Capt Chandi, also known as Polar Preet, has completed day 51, (January 5th), of her 1,100-mile solo trek – a challenge that will see her become the first woman to cross the continent alone with nothing but a 120kg pulk (a sledge used to carry equipment across the snow).
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch might be called to account for his family's slaveholding ties to a sugar plantation in Barbados, it was reported.
One of the main events Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva had to participate only two days after his inauguration was the wake of former football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento: Pelé.
Brazilian mourners flocked into the Santos stadium Monday to pay their last respects to the country's most iconic football player ever. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé, O Rei (The King) passed away last Thursday at the age of 82 due to complications from colon cancer.
A British man celebrated New Year by completing a challenge to run a marathon every day in 2022 and raising more than 1 million pounds (US$ 1.21 million) for charity. The 42.2 kilometers (over 26 miles) race is one of the most demanding endurance challenges for athletes.
Guitarist Brian May of Queen fame has been included in the list of people to be knighted by King Charles III, it was announced Friday in London.
The World Boxing Council's (WBC) Mexican President Mauricio Sulaiman said transgender athletes may have their space in 2023.
Iconic US TV news anchorwoman Barbara Walters has died Friday at the age of 93 at her New York residence, it was reported. Walters won several Emmy Awards over her 50-year career.
Brazil's best footballer of all time and arguably still unmatched, has died Thursday in Sao Paulo where he had been hospitalized a month ago to undergo cancer treatment. His agent, Joe Fraga, confirmed his passing. He was 82.
Former Uruguayan footballer Fabian O'Neill died Sunday in Montevideo at the age of 49, it was reported. O'Neill, who suffered from chronic cirrhosis, had been hospitalized on Saturday in an intensive care unit.