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South African appeals court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence on Friday to 13 years and five months after the state argued his original sentence of six years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was "shockingly lenient". Read More

 

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Herbert leads Day by one shot at Australian Open

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A charging Jason Day drilled a birdie putt just wide of the 18th hole and had to settle for second place behind young compatriot Lucas Herbert at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday. More »

 

Not much glamor in the pro's life for Sydney leader Herbert

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Lucas Herbert outshone major winners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day with a sparkling 66 to take the lead at the Australian Open on Friday before reflecting on the less glamorous aspects of life as a golf professional. More »

 

Spieth fails to cash in as putter splutters in Sydney

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth failed to cash in on his early start to the second round of the Australian Open on Friday but the world number two still feels he is very much in the hunt to retain the Stonehaven Cup over the weekend. More »

 

France drop Benneteau, Mahut for Davis Cup final

LILLE, France (Reuters) - Doubles specialists Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau were omitted from the France team to play Belgium in the Davis Cup final starting on Friday. More »

 

International authorities to blame for Sochi Games doping scandal: Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee and anti-doping authorities are to blame for a Russian doping scandal that tarnished the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday. More »

 

Hamilton and Vettel already fixated on five

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Formula One's four-times world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel engaged in some light-hearted end-of-season banter on Thursday, already looking beyond the final race of the season and ahead to the next big battle in 2018. More »

 

Tomic offered spot in Australian Open wild card playoff

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been offered the chance to win a wild card for January's Australian Open in a 16-man playoff in Melbourne next month but has not said whether he will take up the place, organizers said on Friday. More »

 

Hamilton mourns end of good-looking era for F1

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Formula One faces an uglier future after Sunday's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the 'halo' head protection device due to be introduced in 2018, four times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday. More »

 

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