Sports World Mourns Mandela, Remembered For Using Sports As Means Of Healing12 / 06 / 13
The sports world mourns NELSON MANDELA , who died yesterday at 95, "leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies," according to Gerald Imray of the AP. When it came to sports, Mandela "had the ability to inspire inspirational figures and leav...
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