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Pistorius's defence team to receive American assistance

Source: Sport Balla | Oct 1 2013, 7:34am CDT | by IANS

Pistorius's defence team to receive American assistance
Cape Town, Oct 1 (IANS) A team of forensic experts has arrived in South Africa to assist the defence team for murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, it was confirmed Tuesday.
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Jailed Pistorius excluded from competition for duration of sentence

Oct 21 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Sportcal.com

Jailed Pistorius excluded from competition for duration o ...
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Sex, death and good TV

Oct 15 2014 10:00pm CDT | Source: Spectator Magazine

 Johannesburg I was astonished, in London the other week, to discover how closely you Britons were following the Oscar Pistorius trial. I was invited to Rosie Boycott’s breakfast club, which meets on Friday mornings in a west London coffee house. The table was full of charming old geezers of approximately my vintage, all clearly Oxbridge men of the most civilised variety and yet as taken with the Pistorius drama as any Hello! magazine subscriber. Why did ...
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Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for girlfriend's death (Roundup)
Pretoria, Oct 21 (IANS) South African athlete Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison, after he was handed a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. | by IANS
Levante sack coach Mendilibar
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Jose Luis Mendilibar became the second coach of the season to be sacked in La Liga when he was shown the door by Levante. | by IANS
Pistorius's 5-year jail satisfies slain girlfriend's kin
Pretoria, Oct 21 (IANS) The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail for the death of their daughter. | by IANS

Nike Suspends Endorsement Contract With Adrian Peterson

Sep 17 2014 11:35am CDT | Source: The Big Lead

Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Adrian Peterson. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL,” the brand said in its release. Noting that suspension is different than termination, it’s a little bit of an about-face for Nike, which often sticks behind athletes far longer in these processes. As Darren Rovell reported, ...
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Pistorius could be free to compete at 2016 Games, Olympic committee says

Sep 17 2014 6:26am CDT | Source: globeandmail

‘There’s no regulation that says someone with a criminal record cannot compete,’ South African Sports Confederation an ...
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Oscar Pistorious found not guilty of murder, still faces culpable homicide charge

Sep 11 2014 8:16am CDT | Source: SBNation

A South African judge ruled on the two most severe charges against South African 2012 Olympic runner Oscar Pistorious on Thursday, but will issue a decision on a lesser charge Friday. Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty Thursday of the two most serious charges he faced for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa ruled that Pistorious was not guilty of premeditated murder ...
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SA minister wants toughest sentence for Pistorius

Source: Sport Balla | Aug 20 2013, 6:10am CDT | by IANS

SA minister wants toughest sentence for Pistorius
Pretoria, Aug 20 (IANS) Murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius must be punished with the toughest sentence, South Africa's Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana said.
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'Blade Runner' Pistorius back in court

Source: Sport Balla | Aug 19 2013, 6:44am CDT | by IANS

'Blade Runner' Pistorius back in court
Pretoria, Aug 19 (IANS) Paralympian Oscar Pistorius reappeared at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court Monday morning to hear murder charges against him.
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