South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

...rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.Poachers in South Africa had darted the rhino with a tranquilizer and hacked...poachers who killed more than 1,200 rhinos last year in South Africa, home to most of the world's rhinos. They removed...
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Today In Sports History for June 19-20

...third consecutive NBA title with a 99-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the finals.1994 - Ernie Els of South Africa becomes the first foreign winner of the U.S. Open since 1981, beating Loren Roberts on the second sudden-death...

...2001. The others include Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Argentina...that fall short of full marital rights. Aside from South Africa, the campaign for marriage equality has made little...
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Today In Sports History for June 8

...over defending champion Argentina in the first game of the World Cup.1991 - Warren Schutte, a UNLV sophomore from South Africa, shoots a 5-under 67 to become the first foreign-born player to win the NCAA Division I golf championship.2000...
US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

...ultimately benefited Warner following his 2004 vote for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup. With the backing of Nelson Mandela, South Africa beat rival bids from Morocco and Egypt to host that...
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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...
Today In Sports History for April 10

...Masters.1956 - The Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 to win the Stanley Cup in five games.1961 - South Africa's Gary Player becomes the first foreign player to win the Masters, edging Arnold Palmer and Charley Coe by one stroke...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...holy love hymn." Sledge's hit became a standard that sustained his long touring career in the U.S., Europe and South Africa and led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. It was a favorite at weddings - Sledge himself...
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Today In Sports History for Monday, April 13

...straight road win, 7-3 at Chicago.2008 - Trevor Immelman handles the wind and pressure of Augusta National to become South Africa's first Masters winner in 30 years.2012 - Martin Brodeur stops 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal...
Today In Sports History for April 21

...of seven.2001 - Hasim Rahman flattens Lennox Lewis with a right hand near the end of the fifth round in Brakpan, South Africa, to capture the WBC and IBF heavyweight titles in one of boxing's biggest upsets.2002 - Iva Majoli, ranked 58th...


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