Even the most dedicated athletes sometimes get caught using some performance-inhibiting substances.
Prosecutors filed court documents hoping to call 107 witnesses for the trial of Oscar Pistorius next year. Among the witnesses are his ex-girlfriend and a cage fighter.
Beloved Olympic skiing star Spider Sabich was shot and killed by his French girlfriend, singer Claudine Longet. Longet was arrested and charged with murder, but, as has been the case with many attractive female offenders, the jury acquitted her in this controversial case.
Investigators aren’t talking about what went down when South African Olympic great Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day. But at least one report says that Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp from behind a closed bathroom door. Could Pistorius have mistaken his girlfriend for an intruder in a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world?
Diane Whipple, a talented athlete who’d come within seconds of qualifying for the U.S. 1996 Olympics team in track and field was mauled to death by Bane, a 120-pound Presa Canario. He was put to death immediately following the deadly attack. The dog’s caretakers, married lawyers Robert Noel and Marjorie Knoller, were charged in connection with the incident.