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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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African soccer title for Nigeria

African soccer title for Nigeria. Nigeria’s long wait for a major soccer title ended on Sunday as the “Super Eagles” beat Burkina Faso 1-0 in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Sunday Mba attain his second goal of the two-week tournament — both accidentally coming on the day that bears his name — as Nigeria turn into just …

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Ronaldo Warning To Manchester United

Ronaldo Warning To Manchester United. Ronaldo fired a hat-trick in the 4-1 win over Sevilla, and had a hand in the additional goal, previous to being taken off with about half an hour to play as the sounds of “Ronaldo, Ronaldo” resonated just about the ground. It was a touching instant for the player, who has not for all time …

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Victoria Azarenka beats Li Na Australian Open

Victoria Azarenka beats Li Na Australian Open.  The Belarusian, 23, came back from a put down to win 4-6 6-4 6-3 on a chilly and windy evening on Rod Laver Arena. In a fragmentary match, Azarenka show the stronger in the closing stages after Li revolved her ankle twice and hit her head in two heavy falls. The success brought …

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