Veteran Marathon Runner Zola Budd Stripped of Comrades Title

Veteran Marathon Runner Zola Budd Stripped of Comrades Title

Legendary barefoot marathon and long-distance runner, South African Zola Budd Pieterse, has been stripped of her Comrades Marathon 2014 veteran title following accusations that she did not display the required age category tag. Budd, who lives in South Carolina in the U.S. has challenged the decision saying she is hugely disappointed and hopes her first […]

Murder Madness: Oscar Pistorius, Shrien Dewani and Other Accused Killers

Murder Madness: Oscar Pistorius, Shrien Dewani and Other Accused Killers

Two high profile murder trials in South Africa are currently pending the outcome of psychiatric assessments at state hospitals: Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and Shrien Dewani, charged with the murder of his wife, Anni. A third murder trial was adjourned this week at the point of sentencing, when […]