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Armed groups target elephants

JOHANNESBURG - The eight suspected poachers stood under a tree, apparently unaware...operations director for African Parks, a non-profit group based in Johannesburg that took over management of the 1,890-square-mile park a decade...
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South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

JOHANNESBURG - The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.Poachers in South Africa had darted the rhino with a tranquilizer and hacked...
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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

JOHANNESBURG - It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the...
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Three-time surf champ fights off shark during South Africa competition

JOHANNESBURG - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed...
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Sports On TV for Wednesday, Feb. 25

...TGC - Honda LPGA Thailand, first round, at Chonburi1 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Joburg Open, first round, at Johannesburg (same-day tape and live)MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN2 - VCU at Richmond3 p.m., ESPNU - UConn at East...
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...Times ESTThursday, Jan. 8GOLF1:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, South African Open Championship, second round, at Johannesburg (same-day tape)MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Michigan St. at IowaESPN2 - LSU at MissouriESPNU - Radford...
Dutch play down revenge talk ahead of Spain clash

...between the Netherlands and Spain, the Dutch were playing down any talk of seeking revenge for the agonizing 1-0 defeat in Johannesburg four years ago."It's history. It doesn't matter any longer," winger Arjen Robben said Thursday, a day before the...
Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at 95

JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of...displayed at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. "You learn to look into yourself...role in a student strike. He moved to Johannesburg and worked as a policeman at a gold...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

JOHANNESBURG - The suspicious death of Rwanda's former spy chief in a plush Johannesburg hotel is resurrecting allegations that Western-backed...Nyamwasa, while he was living in exile in Johannesburg in 2010. Nyamwasa told The Associated Press...
Tougher bans for doping cheats

JOHANNESBURG - Drug cheats will be kept from at least one Olympics now that the within two months.Also, a disciplinary committee was held in Johannesburg to discuss problems at Moscow's doping laboratory, raising concern...


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