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Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

(Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa’s toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday. On the fourth day of Pistorius’ sentencing hearing, Zach Modise, who has worked in the prison service for 35 years, was questioned by the defense about conditions at the Pretoria Central Prison, Pistorius’ […]

PBA season to open at the Philippine Arena

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Basketball Association is expecting to set a new attendance record for an indoor arena on Sunday when it opens its season at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. The Philippine Arena, touted as the world’s largest mixed-use indoor theater, has a maximum capacity of 55,000.  It opened in July, during the centennial celebration of the Iglesia Ni Cristo, placing the Philippines in the map of architectural wonders. Fans will get a […]

Cheating in boxing match

According to Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines, despite the good performance of the Philippine representative against his South Korean opponent, said opponent was declared winner, thus alleging cheating in the said games. [youtube id=p-iSn4V8QKU]

Ban against hijab

Banned by basketball’s governing body and a source of controversy, hijabs were worn freely at other events in the Asian Games. [youtube id=v7y7QnlgWeU]