Johannesburg

  • South Africans mourn sport deaths

    South African officials on Thursday called for a strict new gun law as a tribute to a soccer star who was shot and killed earlier this week. The calls were made at a memorial service to honor three sports figures who died within three days of each other. South Africa's sport ministry organized a…

    The Associated Press
  • S.Africa police deny making arrests in footballer murder case

    South African police on Thursday denied making an arrest in connection with the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during a robbery at his pop-star girlfriend's home. According to public broadcaster SABC on Wednesday, two men were being held for questioning after they were arrested…

    AFP
  • Public memorial for South African sports deaths

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans will go to a memorial service at a sports stadium to pay their final respects to three sporting figures who died within three days of each other.

    Associated Press