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Manchester United Ryan Giggs signs new one-year deal

Manchester United Ryan Giggs signs new one-year deal. Ryan Giggs has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United. The 39-year-old winger’s deal will fasten him to the Old Trafford club in anticipation of June 2014 and absolute his 23rd season as a first-team player. Former Wales skipper Giggs made his United debut on 2 March 1991 and has scored …

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Pistorius Plans memorial for Steenkamp

Pistorius Plans memorial for Steenkamp. South African track star Oscar Pistorius plans to hold a private memorial service Tuesday night for his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at his uncle’s Pretoria home, Pistorius’ family said in a statement Tuesday. Pistorius’ family said it released the statement because information about the memorial service had discloses to the news media. “Oscar specifically requested the memorial service as …

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Curt Schilling’s bloody sock $92,613

Curt Schilling’s bloody sock $92,613. A man named Pete Siegal paid $92,613 for the bloody sock of Curt Schilling. It was the sock worn by Curt Schilling throughout Game 2 of the 2004 World Series. He pitched for the Boston Red Sox next to the St. Louis Cardinals on a wounded ankle. “It’s a one-of-a-kind item,” said Chris Ivy, director of …

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Oscar Pistorius’ brother accused in death

Oscar Pistorius’ brother accused in death. Carl Pistorius is accused in the 2010 death of a female motorcyclist, Pistorius family attorney Kenny Oldwage said. Blameworthy homicide refers to “unlawful negligent killing,” South African police say. Prosecutors say Carl Pistorius was driving irresponsibly in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, when he crashed with the motorcyclist in the daytime. Oldwage disputes allegations that his …

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Australian swimmers admit using sedative

Australian swimmers admit using sedative. Members of Australia’s Olympic swimming team said they used the sleeping medication Stilnox throughout a “bonding” session before the Games last year. The six male athletes also said they occupied in troublesome behavior. The admission follow a report that charged Australia’s poor swimming performance at the London 2012 Games which pointed to a “toxic” team culture. …

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Serena Williams Injured

The number 1 Serena Williams Injured and quitted the game in Dubai. The 31-year-old Williams, who became the oldest women’s tennis player to be crowned world No. 1 on Monday, said she was forced out because of a back injury. “I’ve just had some back problems the past couple of weeks,” the American told an impromptu press conference. “I thought it would …

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Rafael Nadal Wins Brazil Open

Rafael Nadal Wins Brazil Open. Rafael Nadal won his first title since last year’s French Open as he saw off David Nalbandian in immediately sets in the final of the Brazil Open. Nadal broke twice in the first set and improved from 3-0 down in the second to win in one hour and 18 minutes. He is next listed to play …

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Oscar Pistorius Cancels Races

The “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius Cancels Races. Olympic and Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius on Sunday canceled his emergence in five forthcoming races, days after being charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend in South Africa. The move is destined to help Pistorius center on the legal events and “help and support all those involved as they try to come to terms …

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Reeva Steenkamp TV show defended

Reeva Steenkamp TV show defended. A South African TV channel has defended its choice to air a reality show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering her. The producer of the SABC show, Samantha Moon, told the decision was taken after consulting the family. Tropika Island of Treasure was broadcast on Saturday evening. …

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Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend found fatally shot

Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend found fatally shot. Police charged a 26-year-old man — the same age as Pistorius — with murder in association with the shooting and said he will come out in a Pretoria magistrate court Thursday afternoon. But they would not say whether the suspect was Pistorius. “We can confirm he was taken to a police station but can’t …

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