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Moment of truth Judge expected to announce Pistorius' sentence today

Oct 21, 2014

Moment of truth Judge expected to announce Pistorius' sentence today

Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Gerrie Nel #Judge Thokozile Masipa
Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison prosecutor

Oct 17, 2014

Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison prosecutor

Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the session until Tuesday, when she is expected to sentence Pistorius and end a six-month, on-off trial that has captivated millions worldwide. #South Africa #Athletics #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Barry Roux #murder trial #Gerrie Nel #Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
Pistorius ruined the Steenkamp family, says Reeva's cousin

Oct 15, 2014

Pistorius ruined the Steenkamp family, says Reeva's cousin

Pistorius, who said he shot Steenkamp, a law graduate and model, after mistaking her for an intruder, faces anything from a suspended sentence or community service to 15 years in jail. #World #Sports #NewsTracker #South Africa #Athletics #Oscar Pistorius #Johannesburg #Reeva Steenkamp #Carl Pistorius #Car crash #Judge Masipa
Prison will not assist Pistorius but 'break' him as a person, says defence witness

Oct 14, 2014

Prison will not assist Pistorius but 'break' him as a person, says defence witness

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius would be "broken as a person" if he were jailed for killing his girlfriend because of his disability and psychological problems, a defence witness at his sentencing hearing said on Tuesday. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #defence witness #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #Annette Vergeer

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India should stick to Dhawan and Vijay even in New Zealand

Dec 18, 2013

India should stick to Dhawan and Vijay even in New Zealand

Nobody can adapt if they are taken off after one or two Test matches. #Cricket #Murali Vijay #Shikhar Dhawan #India in South Africa 2013-14
How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

Dec 09, 2013

How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

I just want to reminisce about growing up with Mandela. His name was a plank on which we rested many fond hopes for a better world. He always seemed solid. Unbreakable. #InMemoriam #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #African National Congress #anti-apartheid struggle