A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he lost the woman he said he loved as well as his reputation, friends, income and sense of self-worth, a psychologist called by his lawyers testified Monday.
Retired Chinese basketball star Yao Ming greets Serbia's Novak Djokovic before the world No 1's second round match against up-and-coming Austrian Dominic Thiem at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.
U.S. champion swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, was suspended for six months by USA Swimming on Monday following his recent arrest on a drunken driving charge.
Lewis Hamilton won a rain-shortened Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming his third straight Formula One win and widening his lead over teammate Nico Rosberg in the race for the drivers' championship.