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Christina’s Case: Pistorius’ crime denotes South African trend

Christina’s Case: Pistorius’ crime denotes South African trend

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Once lauded as a global sensation who broke barriers being the first double amputee runner to compete in the Olympics, Oscar Pistorius is now known for an entirely different reason. Last year, Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp four times through the bathroom door of his home in P...

Sports scandals lead fans to question support for athletes

Sports scandals lead fans to  question support for athletes

February 22, 2013


Filed under Sports

Athletes are our heroes — they have the perseverance to endure adversity, the passion and drive to claim success and the grace to do it all with an air of effortlessness. We love them because we think they represent what we aspire to be. In recent years, however, it has become increasingly necessary...