Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail
Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius is getting a different treatment than other disabled prisoners in the same South African jail, according to a researcher.

Harinder Pal Sandhu beats Mahesh Harinder Pal to win JSW Indian Squash title
Harinder Pal Sandhu beats Mahesh Harinder Pal to win JSW Indian Squash title

Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Harinder Pal in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.

South African court postpones Malema corruption trial

A South African court on Tuesday suspended the corruption trial of firebrand politician Julius Malema, pushing the high-profile case against the self-appointed graft-buster back by nearly a year.

CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber
CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber

Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday.

Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul
Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul

Top seed and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska handed out a humiliating 6-0, 6-0 beating to Chanelle Scheepers on Wednesday to reach the WTA Korea Open quarter-finals.

Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips
Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: `Dolus eventualis`.

Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13
Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius`s bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter
Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius being cleared of murder by the judge in his trial on Thursday left many people in shock and they took to social networking sites to voice their disappointment for the same.

Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day
Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday for the verdict in his 6-month murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years.

Dane Piedt excels on test cricket debut, says more to come

Dane Piedt became the second South African in 126 years to take a wicket with his first ball in test cricket but said it was not his most memorable scalp of the day and that he could have played better.

Barthel wins Swedish Open for third career title

Germany`s Mona Barthel won her third career title on Sunday when she claimed the Swedish Open with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) win over South Africa`s Chanelle Scheepers.

Oscar Pistorius` psychiatrist suffer hearts attack

One of the three psychiatrists who assessed Oscar Pistorius was hospitalised on Thursday after allegedly suffering a heart-attack just days before the Paralympian`s murder trial resumes, South African media said Friday.

Anderson ends South Africa`s Wimbledon last-16 

Kevin Anderson became the first South African man to reach the Wimbledon fourth round for 14 years with a 4-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 victory over Italian 16th seed Fabio Fognini on Friday.

Ailing S African president hands more duties to deputy

South African President Jacob Zuma, who is suffering from exhaustion, has handed more duties to his deputy as he prepares a state of the nation address, the presidency said on Wednesday.

Kallis gives `thumbs up` to new Proteas skipper Hashim Amla

Cricket legend Jacques Kallis has given `thumbs up` to the newly appointed Proteas captain Hashim Amla.

Donaire takes world featherweight title

Nonito Donaire became the new world featherweight champion Saturday after defeating South Africa`s Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau in a fight that saw the Filipino boxing star take victory on an anti-climactic technical decision.

US, South African police smash cybercrime network

South African police today said they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.

Mukherjee congratulates South African Prez Zuma on re-election

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday sent across good wishes to his South African counterpart Jacob G Zuma on his re-election as he expressed hope that bilateral relations between the two countries will grow from "strength to strength."

AB is the most complete batsman of modern era: Laxman

Former India star V V S Laxman feels A B de Villiers, without an iota of doubt, is the most complete batsman in the modern era, who has three to four shots in his repertoire for every delivery.

South African court orders Pistorius to undergo mental evaluation

A South African court on Wednesday ordered Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to undergo evaluation for mental illness - a move which could determine whether he lacked criminal capacity when he shot dead his girlfriend.