Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...91.One year ago: Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his childhood hometown, ending a 10-day mourning period for South Africa's first black president. Michelle Bachelet easily won Chile's presidential runoff. Academy Award-winning actress...
Sports On TV for Dec. 10

...Bangkok1:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, first round, part I, at Mpumalanga, South Africa (same-day tape)MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN2 - Columbia at Kentucky3 p.m., ESPNU - High Point...
Today in sports history

...earnings.1980 - South Carolina running back George Rogers captures the Heisman Trophy.1984 - Greg Page knocks out South Africa's Gerrie Coetzee in the eighth round in Sun City, Bophuthatswana, to win the WBA heavyweight title.1984 - Boston...
Sports On TV for Dec. 3

TODAY, DECEMBER 3 GOLF11 p.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Nedbank Challenge, first round, at Sun City, South Africa MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3:15 p.m., ESPN2 - Michigan St. at Notre Dame3:15 p.m., ESPNU - Virginia Tech...
Pistorius sentencing: What it means

PRETORIA, South Africa - How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing...executions and for holding anti-apartheid activists. The facility in South Africa's capital contains the high-security C-Max unit, where some...
Stakeholder to sell holdings in oil rig

...Export Authority announced plans Friday to sell its ownership stake in a Cook Inlet rig, which will be transported to South Africa for offshore exploration, pending final approval.The authority, set up by the Alaska Legislature to provide financing...
Outside editorial: A real rival in South Africa? of disgruntled officials from South Africa's ruling African National Congress...emergence is a positive development in South Africa's still young democracy. The...first president of a black-ruled South Africa in 1994. But the story of the...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...ways with the Rwandan president and reportedly fled to South Africa in 2007. Karegeya told an AP journalist a month ago...He urged people to wait for the police report in South Africa, which has one of the world's highest murder rates...
Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket...Klerk said the bullets were rare in South Africa and designed to cause "excessive wounds...must serve if given a life sentence in South Africa. The judge will ultimately deliver...
Today in sports history

...49-26 victory over the New York Jets.1979 - John Tate beats Gerrie Coetzee in a 15-round decision in Pretoria, South Africa, to win the vacant WBA heavyweight title.1984 - Rueben Mayes of Washington State rushes for 216 yards and scores...


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