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KPBS San Diego
Tokyo 2020 Pulls Olympic Logo, Stung By Plagiarism ChargesIn the latest high-profile change for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Gam
Tokyo 2020 Pulls Olympic Logo, Stung By Plagiarism Charges
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 hours ago
In the latest high-profile change for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, organizers withdrew their games' official logo Tuesday, after weeks of heavy criticism. A graphic designer had filed a lawsuit over the resemblance to his own... Read more
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Balita
Tokyo Olympic committee drops 2020 games logo after plagiarism row September 2, 2015 6:07 am TOKYO, Sept. 1 — The organizing committee of the 2
Tokyo Olympic committee drops 2020 games logo after plagiarism row
Balita / Posted 5 hours ago
September 2, 2015 6:07 am TOKYO, Sept. 1 — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games decided on Tuesday to drop the logo design that was allegedly copied from the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Los Angeles vote clears way for mayor to seek Olympic dealSANTA MONICA – The U.S. Olympic Committee, the City of Los Angeles and the Los
Los Angeles vote clears way for mayor to seek Olympic deal
Orange County Register / Posted 8 hours ago
SANTA MONICA – The U.S. Olympic Committee, the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic organizing committee reached an agreement Tuesday to submit Los Angeles as the U.S. bid city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Los Angeles' bid to... Read more
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Orange County Register
L.A. City Council approves agreement with USOC, moves toward becoming U.S. bid city for 2024 OlympicsLOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday morning unanimously appro
L.A. City Council approves agreement with USOC, moves toward becoming U.S. bid city for 2024 Olympics
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday morning unanimously approved a revised joinder agreement between the city and the U.S. Olympic Committee essentially sealing the deal with the USOC for Los Angeles to be the U.S. candidate to host... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
Rutgers mulls over adaptive sports programWhen Eric Katz was looking to begin his career as a wheelchair athlete, his fir
Rutgers mulls over adaptive sports program
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
When Eric Katz was looking to begin his career as a wheelchair athlete, his first choice was at his home school of Rutgers University. However, Katz, now 32, was forced to enroll at the University of Arizona because Rutgers did not offer an adaptive... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Table Tennis: 'Best ever' Jenkins clinches national Grand Prix titleHistory was made at the Liverpool Grand Prix as a Liverpool League based-player
Table Tennis: 'Best ever' Jenkins clinches national Grand Prix title
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 hours ago
History was made at the Liverpool Grand Prix as a Liverpool League based-player won a national Grand Prix men’s singles title for the first time. Ryan Jenkins, possibly the best player ever to come out of Wales, added the title to his haul of 51 GP... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Paralympics will thrive in dramatic Rio backdrop: IPC chiefPARIS - With just over a year to go before the Rio Paralympics, International P
Paralympics will thrive in dramatic Rio backdrop: IPC chief
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 hours ago
PARIS - With just over a year to go before the Rio Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Philip Craven told AFP he is confident the 2016 Games will be a record-breaking success. The construction site of the Olympic Park for... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Paralympics: Games will thrive in dramatic Rio backdrop—IPC chiefRussian President Vladimir Putin, left, and International Paralympic Committee
Paralympics: Games will thrive in dramatic Rio backdrop—IPC chief
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and International Paralympic Committee President Philip Craven pose at a meeting with International Paralympic Committee board members and honorary council members before the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter... Read more
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New Kerala
Around 400 people walk for corruption free PCI Around 400 people on Friday joined hands for a walk here, in a bid to speed u
Around 400 people walk for corruption free PCI
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Around 400 people on Friday joined hands for a walk here, in a bid to speed up the process of reconstituting the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) and have a clean and corruption-free organisation. A... Read more
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New Kerala
Rio festival to mark one-year countdown to Paralympics Rio de Janeiro's iconic Rodrigo de Freitas lake will stage an open air festiv
Rio festival to mark one-year countdown to Paralympics
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Rio de Janeiro's iconic Rodrigo de Freitas lake will stage an open air festival on September 7 to celebrate the one-year countdown to the Paralympic Games. The event will feature sporting,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pistorius parole review set for September - South African TVJOHANNESBURG: South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decid
Pistorius parole review set for September - South African TV
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, ENCA television reported on Thursday. The paralympic gold... Read more
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Independent
Oscar Pistorius: Athlete could be released in three weeks as parole board sets hearing dateENCA reports the board will meet on 18 September to discuss Pistorius’ case, wh
Oscar Pistorius: Athlete could be released in three weeks as parole board sets hearing date
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
ENCA reports the board will meet on 18 September to discuss Pistorius’ case, who was jailed for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The Paralympic athlete was expected to be released from prison in Pretoria a week ago... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Pistorius parole review set for September: South African TVSouth African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted t
Pistorius parole review set for September: South African TV
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. JOHANNESBURG South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Pistorius parole review set for September - South African TVSouth African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted t
Pistorius parole review set for September - South African TV
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (C) is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014. JOHANNESBURG South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Oscar's parole review date setOscar Pistorius's parole review has been set for September 18, eNCA has reporte
Oscar's parole review date set
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Oscar Pistorius's parole review has been set for September 18, eNCA has reported. The Paralympic sprinter was supposed to be released on parole last Friday but Justice Minister Michael Masutha put his release on hold pending a review of the decision... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Local sportsbriefsBOWES WINS SILVER AT PARAPAN AM GAMES Paul Bowes was part of the silver medal
Local sportsbriefs
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 6 days ago
BOWES WINS SILVER AT PARAPAN AM GAMES Paul Bowes was part of the silver medal Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team at the ParaPan Am Games in Toronto. Bowes was an assistant coach with the Canadian team that posted a 5-1 record in the week... Read more
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New Kerala
Call for clean, corruption free Paralympic Committee In a bid to speed up the process of reconstituting the Paralympic Committee o
Call for clean, corruption free Paralympic Committee
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
In a bid to speed up the process of reconstituting the Paralympic Committee of India and have a clean and corruption free body, the Civilian Welfare Foundation (CWF), an organisation working for... Read more
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Orange County Register
L.A. Olympic bid has $4.66 billion price tagIn a 218-page bid book outlining the financing and plans for a 2024 Olympic Gam
L.A. Olympic bid has $4.66 billion price tag
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
In a 218-page bid book outlining the financing and plans for a 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, bid committee officials portray a reinvented, diverse and vibrant 21st century “city built to host” a third Olympics. “The greatest global event... Read more
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Orange County Register
L.A. bid documents for 2024 Olympics call for $4.66-billion budget, projects $161.1 million in surplus revenueA 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would come with a $4.66-billion price tag w
L.A. bid documents for 2024 Olympics call for $4.66-billion budget, projects $161.1 million in surplus revenue
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
A 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would come with a $4.66-billion price tag with a projected surplus when the event is over of $161.1 million, according to bid documents provided to the Los Angeles City Council. The 218-page document that Los... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Steenkamps Convinced Pistorius Deliberately Killed Their DaughterThe parents of the woman shot dead by Paralympian Olympian Oscar Pistorius have
Steenkamps Convinced Pistorius Deliberately Killed Their Daughter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The parents of the woman shot dead by Paralympian Olympian Oscar Pistorius have spoken out ahead of an appeal hearing. Pistorius was found guilty of manslaughter, but the prosecution is seeking a murder conviction. The parents of the late South... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Reeva’s parents condemn court’s not guilty verdict | Irish Examiner Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp d
Reeva’s parents condemn court’s not guilty verdict
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Oscar deliberately killed Reeva'It is the first time Reeva Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the verd
'Oscar deliberately killed Reeva'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
It is the first time Reeva Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the verdict. Pistorius, 28, was found guilty of culpable homicide last year after Judge Thokozile Masipa said state prosecutors had failed to prove the Paralympic gold medallist... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: SteenkampsJOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliber
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: Steenkamps
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of... Read more
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sportsmole
Steenkamp's father questions Pistorius's storyReeva Steenkamp's father Barry believes that Oscar Pistorius has not revealed t
Steenkamp's father questions Pistorius's story
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
Reeva Steenkamp's father Barry believes that Oscar Pistorius has not revealed the whole story behind his girlfriend's death. The Paralympic champion shot dead Reeva by firing four shots through a bathroom door at his home in Pretoria, South Africa... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Oscar Pistorius Killed Our Daughter Deliberately, Reeva Steenkamp's Parents SayJOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliber
Oscar Pistorius Killed Our Daughter Deliberately, Reeva Steenkamp's Parents Say
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of... Read more
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Independent
Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on purpose, model's parents claim as they speak out for first timeTheir comments come ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking
Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on purpose, model's parents claim as they speak out for first time
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Their comments come ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of murder. Pistorius, 28, was found guilty last September of culpable homicide, the equivalent... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: SteenkampsBarry Steenkamp, father of Reeva Steenkamp, is consoled by his wife June Steenk
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: Steenkamps
Reuters Sports News / Posted 8 days ago
Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva Steenkamp, is consoled by his wife June Steenkamp during the sentencing hearing of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 15, 2014. Parents of Reeva... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: SteenkampsIt was the first time Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the court's v
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately: Steenkamps
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
It was the first time Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the court's verdict. Pistorius, 28, was found guilty last September of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, after Judge Thokozile Masipa said state prosecutors had... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately - SteenkampsJOHANNESBURG: Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp delibera
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately - Steenkamps
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG: Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of murder. It... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately, say Steenkamps Published: 24 August 2015 5:22 PM The door through which Reeva Steenkamp was
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately, say Steenkamps
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 24 August 2015 5:22 PM The door through which Reeva Steenkamp was shot is displayed during Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in Pretoria in this April 14, 2014 file photo. Pistorius... Read more
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The New Age
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately- SteenkampsOscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her pare
Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately- Steenkamps
The New Age / Posted 8 days ago
Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of murder. It was the first... Read more
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Daily Star
Reeva Steenkamp had packed to leave Pistorius: 'She should have gone'Parents Barry and June Steenkamp said she would still be alive today if the ath
Reeva Steenkamp had packed to leave Pistorius: 'She should have gone'
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
Parents Barry and June Steenkamp said she would still be alive today if the athlete had let her “walk away” from his home in Pretoria. The Paralympic gold medallist was jailed after he killed his 29-year-old girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013. He... Read more
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Daily Mail
Reeva Steenkamp was ready to leave Oscar Pistorius the day he shot her'Why didn't he just let her walk away?' Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents re
Reeva Steenkamp was ready to leave Oscar Pistorius the day he shot her
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
'Why didn't he just let her walk away?' Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents reveal the model 'had her bags packed' the night Oscar Pistorius killed her... as he considers appealing his parole reversal Reeva Steenkamp was killed by Paralympic... Read more
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Daily Record
Reeva Steenkamp's mum: I want to meet Pistorius face-to-face after his releaseJune Steenkamp, 69, said: “One day I do want him to know exactly what he’s done
Reeva Steenkamp's mum: I want to meet Pistorius face-to-face after his release
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
June Steenkamp, 69, said: “One day I do want him to know exactly what he’s done to our family. “He didn’t just take Reeva’s life – he’s ruined ours as well.” But June told of her horror at the news that the Paralympic star – dubbed Blade Runner –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Future Energy Recognises the 'Amphibians' EffortsFuture Energy confirmed their commitment towards sports development through an
Future Energy Recognises the 'Amphibians' Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Future Energy confirmed their commitment towards sports development through an annual support contribution aimed at improving the standard of living of people across a variety of spheres. Future Energy a newcomer in the fishing industry since 2012,... Read more
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express
Pistorius gets a bath, new bed and gym in prison cell KILLER athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given his own bath and new gym equipm
Pistorius gets a bath, new bed and gym in prison cell
express / Posted 11 days ago
KILLER athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given his own bath and new gym equipment as part of a cushy prison regime, it has emerged. Oscar Pistorius has been given his own personal upgrades in... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
The Best Of The Norris & Davis Show – Week Of August 21, 2015This week’s Best Of include interviews with fantasy football expert Dave Richar
The Best Of The Norris & Davis Show – Week Of August 21, 2015
CBS Baltimore / Posted 11 days ago
This week’s Best Of include interviews with fantasy football expert Dave Richard and two Baltimore natives — US Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long and Mount Saint Joseph product and Baltimore Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger. Take a listen: Dave... Read more
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Independent
Oscar Pistorius could have to wait four months before board decides on his release from prisonThe Paralympic athlete was expected to leave prison on Friday after serving jus
Oscar Pistorius could have to wait four months before board decides on his release from prison
Independent / Posted 11 days ago
The Paralympic athlete was expected to leave prison on Friday after serving just ten months of his sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He would have served the rest of his sentence in his uncle’s luxury home in Pretoria Pistorius... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oscar Pistorius could remain in prison for another FOUR MONTHS, it is revealed, as Reeva Steenkamp's sister leaves a pink rose on the beach o
Oscar Pistorius could remain in prison for another FOUR MONTHS
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
, it is revealed, as Reeva Steenkamp's sister leaves a pink rose on the beach on what would have been the model's 32nd birthday Reeva Steenkamp was killed by Paralympic athlete Oscar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legal Advice Sought On Pistorius' ReleaseCape Town — Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha said he
Legal Advice Sought On Pistorius' Release
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Cape Town — Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha said he is receiving legal advice to determine whether or not to intervene in the scheduled release of the jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius. The Minister said this during an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pistorius's Parole SuspendedA possible early release from prison for Oscar Pistorius has been put on hold.
Pistorius's Parole Suspended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A possible early release from prison for Oscar Pistorius has been put on hold. The paralympic athlete was set to leave for house arrest on Friday, but the South African government has called for a new review of his case. South Africa's justice... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Oscar Pistorius told he won't leave jail to be held at 'mansion' after allThe paralympic sprinter, nicknamed the ‘Blade Runner,’ was due to leave jail on
Oscar Pistorius told he won't leave jail to be held at 'mansion' after all
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
The paralympic sprinter, nicknamed the ‘Blade Runner,’ was due to leave jail on Friday. But South Africa’s Justice Department blocked his release with just days to go. After the news emerged his family said they were “shocked and disappointed that... Read more
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SportingNews
Oscar Pistorius won't be released from prison this weekOscar Pistorius should remain in custody until at least November when an appeal
Oscar Pistorius won't be released from prison this week
SportingNews / Posted 13 days ago
Oscar Pistorius should remain in custody until at least November when an appeal against his murder acquittal will be heard, according to a spokesperson for a campaign group that protested against his early release. Pistorius was to be released from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Reeva Steenkamp's parents pay tribute to dead daughter on her birthdayReeva Steenkamp's parents and relatives paid tribute to their daughter today -
Reeva Steenkamp's parents pay tribute to dead daughter on her birthday
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Reeva Steenkamp's parents and relatives paid tribute to their daughter today - on what would have been her 32nd birthday - by visiting one of her favourite childhood places and casting flowers into the ocean. Her parents Barry and June were joined... Read more
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RTE News
South Africa suspends decision to free PistoriusOscar Pistorius will not be released under correctional supervision on Friday b
South Africa suspends decision to free Pistorius
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
Oscar Pistorius will not be released under correctional supervision on Friday because the decision to release him was “premature”, the country’s justice minister has said. Pistorius, 29, was expected to be released after serving ten months of a... Read more
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Daily Record
Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after judge announces will NOT be freedOscar Pistorius will NOT be freed from jail on Friday, it was announced today.
Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after judge announces will NOT be freed
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
Oscar Pistorius will NOT be freed from jail on Friday, it was announced today. The Paralympian was expected to be released on parole following his conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29. However, South Africa's Justice Minister... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after judge announces will NOT be freedOscar Pistorius will NOT be freed from jail on Friday, it was announced today.
Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after judge announces will NOT be freed
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Oscar Pistorius will NOT be freed from jail on Friday, it was announced today. The Paralympian was expected to be released on parole following his conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29. However, South Africa's Justice Minister... Read more
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People Magazine
All Hail the Prince! Harry Set to Visit Washington, D.C., This Fall The royal first set the clock ticking on the 2016 Games via a video message r
All Hail the Prince! Harry Set to Visit Washington, D.C., This Fall
People Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
The royal first set the clock ticking on the 2016 Games via a video message released in July. The visit to the U.S. capital at the end of October will include meetings and a public... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
USA Paralympic Swimmer Jessica Long On The Upcoming Rio Olympic GamesJessica Long is a highly decorated US Paralympic swimmer from Baltimore, MD who
USA Paralympic Swimmer Jessica Long On The Upcoming Rio Olympic Games
CBS Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
Jessica Long is a highly decorated US Paralympic swimmer from Baltimore, MD who is also a world record holder. Jessica joined Ed and Steve to talk about this month marking the one year countdown to the Rio Olympics. Steve asked Jessica about her... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Parapan Am athletes reflect on experienceThey weren't the results they hoped for but nothing could ever take away the ex
Parapan Am athletes reflect on experience
Sarnia Observer / Posted 14 days ago
They weren't the results they hoped for but nothing could ever take away the experience of what they did or where they did it. That was the sentiment of two local athletes who participated in the recently completed ParaPan Am Games in... Read more
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