Paralympic gold medalist, Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years imprisonment

South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15 year minimum term sought by prosecutors. Pistorius, who fatally shot his girlfriend four times through a toilet door, has already served 12 months in prison for her death. But… Read More Paralympic gold medalist, Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years imprisonment

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi sentenced to twenty-one months imprisonment

A Barcelona court ruled that between 2000 and 2009, Messi was guilty of tax fraud and that for each of those three years he should serve a sentence of seven months. However, because this was the first time the Barcelona forward had committed an offense and his sentence was less than two years, the 29-year-old… Read More Barcelona star, Lionel Messi sentenced to twenty-one months imprisonment

Protests erupt over shooting of black man in Louisiana

Dozens of protesters in Louisiana on Tuesday chanted slogans and held up signs demanding justice for a black man fatally shot in an altercation with two police officers hours earlier, video postings on social media showed. The shooting comes at a time of fierce national debate and heightened scrutiny over the use of excessive force… Read More Protests erupt over shooting of black man in Louisiana