PRETORIA - Double amputee Oscar Pistorius was standing on his stumps when he smashed down a locked toilet door to reach his shot girlfriend, a South African police forensic expert said on Wednesday, countering the Paralympic star's assertion he was wearing his prosthetic legs at the time. | Video
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LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland - Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch crashed heavily and was taken to hospital at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide on Wednesday, jeopardizing her chances of winning the overall title.
- The wife of convicted child molester and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky said on Wednesday that he was innocent and that victims who testified against him were manipulated for money.
- Normal service resumed at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Tuesday when Novak Djokovic safely booked his place in the fourth round of the men's draw and Li Na moved into the women's quarter-finals.
- Last year's race winners Lotus are braced for a tough start to the Formula One season in Australia on Sunday, with their immediate target being just reaching the finish after a difficult time in testing.
- Seven-time Pro Bowl pass rusher DeMarcus Ware was cut by the Dallas Cowboys, joining the massive pool of free agents who became available for signing on Tuesday, the team said.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.