A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.
Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius, who starts his five-year sentence at Pretoria's Central Prison, would urgently need to study the lore and laws of South Africa's numbers gangs as the double-amputee athlete is reportedly under a death threat from the gangs.
Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to run in the Paralympics for the whole of his five-year jail term, even if he is released early under house arrest, a spokesman for the organisers of the event said Tuesday.
South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said on Monday at the first day of the athlete`s sentencing.
A motivational book about top Indian sportspersons who overcame disability and adversity to become champions, and co-authored by former international shuttler Sanjay Sharma, was launched by former Test cricketer Rahul Dravid at suburban Khar Gymkhana here on Friday.
Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday.
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius checked in as a day patient to Pretoria`s Weskoppies psychiatric hospital on Monday for the first day of a month of mental tests ordered by the judge overseeing his murder trial.
The family of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has rubbished claims that the athlete had taken acting lessons in preparation for his trial for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine`s Day last year.
Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.