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Pistorius injured in prison fight over phone

Pistorius injured in prison fight over phone

World
Oscar Pistorius has been injured after getting involved in a prison fight.The former Paralympic champion had an altercation with another inmate over a public telephone earlier this month.In a statement, South Africa's Department of Correctional Services said Pistorius sustained a bruise during the incident inside the special care unit of Atteridgeville Correctional Centre.Reports suggest fellow prisoners had grown angry with how long the 31-year-old was taking to use the phone, and the fight is now under investigation.Video:Pistorius sentence increased to 13 yearsPistorius is serving a 13-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.Last month, his original sentence was more than doubled by the Supreme Court of Appealafter a court ruled it was too len...
Buffalo Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman, WR Kelvin Benjamin injured vs. Indianapolis Colts

Buffalo Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman, WR Kelvin Benjamin injured vs. Indianapolis Colts

Sports
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman was escorted to the locker room and evaluated for a concussion during the third quarter of Sunday's snow-ravaged game against the Indianapolis Colts. Also, Buffalo wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin injured his right knee during the third quarter. He returned in the fourth quarter, however. Peterman was injured after he dove at the end of a 2-yard run and was tackled by Colts defenders Antonio Morrison and Johnathan Hankins. There was no penalty on the play and Peterman appeared to hit his head on the ground. Peterman was able to walk to the sideline with assistance from trainers. The Bills were already without starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who missed the game with a bruised knee sustained in last week's 23-3 loss to th...
GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain's men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final race.On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah's own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years.But with the young GB women's sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just as it had at the 2012 Olympics.Never before has a British team won a world sprint gold, but the quartet of CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake ran a near-perfect race to hold off the fancied US team, with Japan taking bronze as Bolt collapse...
At least 76 police officers injured in G-20 protests in Germany

At least 76 police officers injured in G-20 protests in Germany

World
At least 76 police officers were injured when violent protesters clashed with police on Thursday in the streets of Hamburg, Germany, where this week's G-20 summit is set to take place, police said. Three of the officers are being treated at the hospital, police said. One of the injured officers suffered an eye wound after a firecracker exploded in their face. In addition, a police officer and one official were attacked near a fish market in the St. Pauli neighborhood, Hamburg police said in a press release. The two were able to escape in a rescue vehicle and were not injured, according to police. Emergency personnel and their vehicles were also attacked, and the identities of the assailants are not known, police said. A portion of the crowd acted in a hostile manner toward officers on...