Oscar Pistorius was being portrayed as a “poor victim” ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said Tuesday. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel was cross-examining Pistorius’ agent, Peet van Zyl, on the second day of a
During the trial involving Oscar Pistorius and the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, he claimed he was mentally ill when the shooting happened. According to NBC News, psychiatrists found that Pistorius did not suffer from any type of
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75B LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — NBC has secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 in a record six-games deal worth $7.75 billion. NBC already holds the rights through the
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At the beginning of last year, Oscar Pistorius was a globally admired athlete, the first double-amputee to run at the world championships and the Olympics. That sparkling image dissolved on Feb. 14, 2013, a year ago
Six-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni has retired from swimming. Soni made the announcement Thursday, saying she plans to launch a new lifestyle company and blog. The 26-year-old Soni won the 200-meter breaststroke at the last two Olympics while taking
Hockey fans may want to circle Jan. 7 on their calendars
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has dismissed concerns over Russia’s law banning gay propaganda. The chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission, Jean-Claude Killy (zhawn klawd KEE’-lee), said the IOC doesn’t have the right to discuss the
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria as he is leading Istanbul 2020's delegation and heading to Buenos Aires, Argentina where he can genuflect before a real
The NHL's top player didn't shy away Sunday when asked about Russia's anti-gay law being adopted for the Olympics in February.
James, 28, will not play for USA Basketball during the 2013 world championships in Spain and is doubtful to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, a source close to the Miami Heat forward told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday.