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Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

Oct 28, 2014

Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

The families of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius and the woman he killed have accepted the decision by South African prosecutors to press for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for the athlete. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Arnold Pistorius #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
ICC ODI batting rankings Kohli drops to No. 3, De Villiers retains top spot

Oct 28, 2014

ICC ODI batting rankings Kohli drops to No. 3, De Villiers retains top spot

India's Virat Kohli dropped a place to be positioned third in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings for One-Day Internationals (ODI) released Tuesday as he was overtaken by South African Hashim Amla following the Proteas' 2-0 victory in a three-match series against New Zealand. #Sports #Cricket #South Africa #Virat Kohli #SportsTracker #AB de Villiers #ICC ODI rankings #ICC ODI batting rankings
South Africa reclaim No. 1 ODI ranking after five years

Oct 28, 2014

South Africa reclaim No. 1 ODI ranking after five years

South Africa have moved to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings for the first time in five years, the Proteas climbing above Australia following their 2-0 series win in New Zealand. #Sports #Cricket #ICC #South Africa #Proteas #New Zealand #SportsTracker #ICC ODI rankings
South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

Oct 27, 2014

South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
Captain of South Africa's football team Senzo Meyiwa shot dead

Oct 27, 2014

Captain of South Africa's football team Senzo Meyiwa shot dead

The captain of South Africas national soccer team was fatally shot when armed men broke into the house where he was staying, police said. #Sports #Soccer #NewsTracker #football #South Africa #Senzo Meyiwa
ICC Test rankings India drop to sixth place, Pakistan rise to fifth

Oct 27, 2014

ICC Test rankings India drop to sixth place, Pakistan rise to fifth

India are all set to drop a rung to sixth in the ICC Test rankings, replaced by arch-rivals Pakistan in the fifth position after Misbah-ul-Haq's men took a 1-0 lead in the ongoing series against Australia. #Sports #India #Cricket #Pakistan #Australia #South Africa #SportsTracker #ICC Test rankings
Rain washes out 3rd New Zealand-South Africa ODI

Oct 27, 2014

Rain washes out 3rd New Zealand-South Africa ODI

Rain washed out the third limited-overs cricket international between New Zealand and South Africa on Monday, leaving the Proteas with a 2-0 series win. #rain #South Africa #Proteas #New Zealand #SportsTracker #Hamilton #3rd ODI #Kiwis #Quinton de Kock #Seddon Park
Hashim Amlas 119 seals SA series win over NZ

Oct 24, 2014

Hashim Amlas 119 seals SA series win over NZ

Hashim Amlas composed century helped South Africa to within a sniff of reclaiming the one-day top ranking after they beat New Zealand by 72 runs. #Sports #ODIs #South Africa #New Zealand #SportsTracker #Hashim Amla #Ranking
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

Oct 24, 2014

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

The reaction to Pistorius' five-year sentence - likely to mean just 10 months in jail - was swift and overwhelmingly critical, suggesting most people in a society plagued by violent crime do not share Masipa's views. #OnOurMind #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp
How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

Oct 21, 2014

How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

Once the "definition of global inspiration", Pistorius featured on the cover of Time magazine last year with the words "Man, Superman, Gunman". #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
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