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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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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, the brand didn’t end its relationship with Oscar Pi ...
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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 and Olympic ...
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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 and also not guilty of a lesser charge known ...
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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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Authorities refuse to confirm new charges against Pistorius

Source: Sport Balla | Aug 17 2013, 3:06am CDT | by IANS

Authorities refuse to confirm new charges against Pistorius
Cape Town, Aug 17 (IANS) The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) refused to confirm that murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius faces two new charges.
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Travel restrictions on Pistorius lifted

Source: Sport Balla | Mar 29 2013, 4:08am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Travel restrictions on Pistorius lifted
Cape Town, March 29 (IANS) The Pretoria High Court lifted travel restrictions on paralympian Oscar Pistorius, allowing him to take part in international competitions on certain conditions.
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