Posts Tagged South Africa

Hewitt still on bail after South African sentence for rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt walks into the dock before the start of his appeal at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Judge Bert Bam on Monday sentenced Hewitt to eight years in jail for two counts of rape, with two years suspended. He also sentenced Hewitt to two years in prison for a third charge of sexual assault. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Tuesday extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who intends to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s.

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South African opposition parties want soccer head to resign

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Opposition parties in South Africa have called for 2010 World Cup organizer Danny Jordaan to resign as the football association head after he was appointed mayor of his hometown by the ruling African National Congress.

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South Africa: Bob Hewitt testifies in rape trial sentencing

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge has sentenced retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt to six years in prison for rape and sexual assault.

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South Africa: Judge sentences retired tennis champ Bob Hewitt to 6 years in prison for rape.

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa: Judge sentences retired tennis champ Bob Hewitt to 6 years in prison for rape.

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