April 12, 2013 9:15am EST
Funnyman Eddie Izzard was warned he could die if he continued his attempt to run 27 marathons in as many days in tribute to Nelson Mandela.
February 07, 2013 6:15am EST
Idris Elba knew he had nailed his onscreen portrayal of Nelson Mandela when the famed activist recognised himself in a tiny clip of the film.
December 27, 2012 4:00am EST
Former South African leader Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital following surgery.
December 16, 2012 4:15am EST
Civil rights icon Nelson Mandela is recovering after an operation to remove gallstones.
December 09, 2012 4:15am EST
Civil rights icon Nelson Mandela has been airlifted to hospital in his native South Africa.
November 09, 2012 4:00am EST
"Nelson Mandela used to call me on New Year's Day (and say), 'Denzel, I'm going to come to your house'. He actually came to my house. He wanted my wife to fry him some chicken... One of the security guards where we live was like, 'Sylvester Stallone keeps looking over the wall. Think we should let him in?'" Denzel Washington on his most extraordinary houseguest.
November 08, 2012 6:30am EST
Eddie Izzard's charity marathon challenge in honour of Nelson Mandela in May (12) was brought to a halt when the comic suffered an adverse reaction to a prescription drug.
October 11, 2012 11:20am EST
The tie up all the split ends... er, loose ends... in the Academy's picks.
September 14, 2012 5:00am EST
Boxing great Muhammad Ali was presented with a special award in recognition of his humanitarian work on Thursday (13Sep12).
July 19, 2012 5:00am EST
"Happy 94th birthday to Nelson Mandela. You're my hero, and your selflessness, your vision, and your courage are an inspiration to everyone. Your greatest service was to teach the world that 'impossible' is just a myth. Today all of us should take some time to reflect on Mandela's great wisdom: 'It always seems impossible until it's done.' After you reflect, go out and do the impossible. It's the best way to celebrate this great man." Action man Arnold Schwarzenegger salutes the former South A