Timeline: David Beckham career highlights

Highlights in the career of David Beckham, who said Thursday he will retire from football at the end of the season…

Singapore’s Ng Ser Miang joins IOC race

Portraying himself as a “global” candidate with a world view, Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is hoping to break the European stranglehold on the top Olympic job…

Beckham to retire from soccer

David Beckham is retiring from football, ending a career in which he became a global superstar who transcended the sport…

Sailor dies in capsized America’s Cup boat

A sailor has died after a boat practicing for the upcoming America’s Cup races capsized in San Francisco Bay…

Lin Dan gets wild card for world championships

The Badminton World Federation says defending champion Lin Dan has been given a wild card for this year’s world championships…

49ers reach stadium naming rights deal with Levi’s

The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal…

12-year-old Ye to become youngest on European Tour

A Chinese golf prodigy will set the record for the youngest player in a European Tour event…

San Francisco bids for Superbowl in 2016

The San Francisco 49ers will make a bid next month to host the 50th Super Bowl in 2016

SF Giants home opener

San Francisco Giants home opener…

Lance Armstrong drops out of swimming event

U.S. Masters Swimming Executive Director Rob Butcher says Armstrong has decided not to try to swim…