ESPN's World Fame 100

Who's the most famous athlete in the world? We devised a formula to answer that question and created the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings. The names might be familiar, but where the planet's biggest stars land between 1 and 100 might surprise you.

5hJack Rathborn

Lacazette to partner Kane at Spurs?

With the summer transfer window nearly upon us, rumours are picking up steam, and Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse of the latest gossip.

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Keane makes Ireland squad despite injury

Skipper Robbie Keane and midfielder James McCarthy have been included in the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016 despite being hampered by injury.

13hPeter O'Rourke

United open to Mata, Blind exits - source

Jose Mourinho is ready to listen to offers for Juan Mata and Daley Blind this summer, a source close to Manchester United has confirmed to ESPN FC.

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5hESPN staff

SBW commits to All Blacks, jumps ship to Blues

Sonny Bill Williams has opted to stay in New Zealand Rugby for a further three years, but the code-hopper will move Super Rugby franchises next season and reconnect with Tana Umaga at the Blues.

16hDan Kilpatrick

Spurs tickets to be allocated by ballot

Tickets for Tottenham's final season at White Hart Lane will be allocated via a random ballot to cope with an anticipated "all-time high" demand.

11hESPNcricinfo staff

Anderson becomes No. 1 Test bowler

James Anderson has leapfrogged his England new-ball partner Stuart Broad to become the No. 1 Test bowler in the ICC rankings

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Burrell ready to put body on the line for England

Luther Burrell is ready for the "big collisions" that await in Australia as he targets a starting role as England's midfield battering ram for the first Test against the Wallabies.

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23hESPN Staff

Harrington misses out on U.S. Open spot

Ireland's three-time major champion Padraig Harrington was the highest-profile player to miss out on qualification for the U.S. Open after an agonising finish at Walton Heath.