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Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 15 / 14

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter OSCAR PISTORIUS "faces possible imprisonment after being found guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting of his girlfriend as a drama-filled six-month trial reached a climax on Friday," according to Andrew England of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The 27-year-...

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QPR Reveals Net Debt Of $296 Million

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Anelka, FA Set To Accept Five-Game Ban

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Rangers Investor Prior Backing Dave King

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Hull City Owners Renew Threat To Quit

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Paddy Power's Pistorius Ad To Be Pulled

U.K.'s advertising watchdog has ordered Paddy Power "to pull its controversial ad" featuring Paralympian Oscar Pistorius "after a wave of protest has seen it become the most complained-about campaign ever," according to Mark Sweney of the London GUARDIAN. The advert shows a photograph of Pistorius s ...

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Big Losses At Leicester, Nottingham

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Kier To Build Grandstand At Cheltenham

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Betfred Partners With Grand National

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Cardiff Owner Tan To Be Quizzed By EPL

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