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Oscar Pistorius agent seeks prison meeting over runner's career, Olympic body says ineligible for 5 years

Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa’s Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can’t compete for the full five years of his jail sentence. 461 more words


Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members after sentenced in Pretoria

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members after being sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.


Winnipeg Sports Media: This Gary Lawless column isn't that bad...unless it really is

Many years ago, I was instructed by one of my first newspaper gurus that a headline should sell, tell and fit. That is, it should sell the story, tell the story and fit the layout. 739 more words

National Hockey League

Oscar Pistorious is Being Sentenced For Homicide in the Death of Reeva Steenkamp As I Write

As I write it appears that South African athlete Oscar Pistorious will be sentenced to at least some prison time for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. 74 more words

Olympic Protest

On this day in 1968, one of the most iconic images in Olympic history was captured for all the world to see.  As the US National Anthem played at the medal ceremony for the 200 Metre race at the Mexico City Olympics, American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the Gold and Bronze Medalists,  bowed their heads and each raised a single, black gloved fist.   187 more words

On This Day

The Australian Olympic Team, 1932.

The Australian Olympic Team at the Olympic Stadium in Los Angeles in 1932.

Australia sent twelve athletes to the Los Angeles Games, and came home with five medals.  36 more words