The Ivorian footballer died after suffering a cardiac arrest in training for Beijing Enterprises.
The American one-time MotoGP World Champion succumbed to injuries from a bicycling accident.
The Wimbledon winner lost her battle with cancer at the age of 49.
The champion middleweight boxer's life was portrayed in the movie 'The Raging Bull'.
Australia's Golden Girl had won the 100m, 200m and 400m in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
Apart from tenures at English clubs, he managed the England national team for three years.