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Oscar Pistorius timeline since London Olympics

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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for murder, more than three years after he shot and killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Here’s a timeline of events for Pistorius since 2012:

July 4, 2012 — South Africa lists Pistorius as the last name on their team of 125 track and field athletes for the London Olympics. Pistorius’ reaction on Twitter.

Aug. 4, 2012 — Pistorius becomes the first double leg amputee to run in the Olympics, finishing second in his 400m first-round heat to advance to the semifinals. He finished last in his semifinal the next day.

Feb. 14, 2013 — Pistorius shoots and kills girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home, later saying he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder locked inside a bathroom, in the early morning hours of Valentine’s Day.

Feb. 15, 2013 — Pistorius weeps in court as prosecutors say they will pursue a premeditated murder charge.

Feb. 19, 2013 — Pistorius says, “I tried to help her, but she died in my arms. I am mortified,” in a sworn affidavit.

Aug. 19, 2013 — Pistorius is formally indicted on charges including premeditated murder. His trial is set for March 3-20, 2014.

Feb. 14, 2014 — Pistorius posts a statement on his website on the one-year anniversary of Steenkamp’s death: “The loss of Reeva and the complete trauma of that day, I will carry with me for the rest of my life.”

March 3, 2014 — Pistorius pleads not guilty as the trial begins, broadcast live on a pop-up TV channel in South Africa.

April 7, 2014 — Pistorius takes the witness stand and begins his testimony at the trial. He would be cross-examined for five days.

May 14, 2014 — Judge Thokozile Masipa orders a trial break for Pistorius to be taken for mental tests at the request of the prosecution. The trial resumes June 30.

Aug. 8, 2014 — Closing arguments conclude, and Masipa sets Sept. 11 to begin announcing her judgment. Pistorius’ social media reaction.

Sept. 12, 2014 — Masipa finds Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide but not murder as she finishes announcing the verdict. Pistorius faces a sentence of up to 15 years in prison.

Oct. 21, 2014 — Pistorius is sentenced to no more than five years in prison with a possibility to serve eight to 10 months of the sentence in jail and the rest under house arrest.

June 8, 2015 — Pistorius is approved to be moved from prison to house arrest as early as Aug. 21.

Oct. 15, 2015 — Pistorius’ release date is announced — Oct. 20 — following delays.

Nov. 3, 2015 — A prosecution’s appeal is scheduled to be heard by South Africa’s Supreme Court, with a murder conviction again being sought.

Dec. 3, 2015 — A South African appeals court overturns the culpable homicide verdict and convicts Pistorius of murder.

March 3, 2016 — Pistorius’ appeal of the murder conviction is denied.

July 6, 2016 — Pistorius is sentenced to six years in prison.

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Anna van der Breggen is first cyclist to sweep road world titles in 25 years

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Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen added the road race crown to her time trial victory at the world road cycling championships, becoming the second rider in history to win both events at the same edition.

“This is, for me, pretty good so far,” she said.

Van der Breggen, the Rio Olympic road race champion, won after a solo attack with more than 25 miles left of an 89-mile course in Imola, Italy, on Saturday.

She prevailed after more than four hours of racing by 80 seconds over countrywoman Annemiek van Vleuten, the 2019 champion. Van Vleuten raced nine days after breaking her left wrist in a Giro Rosa crash.

Italian Elisa Longo Borghini took bronze in the same time as van Vleuten after losing a photo-finish sprint. Lauren Stephens was the top American in 11th.

Full results are here.

The race lacked American standout Chloé Dygert, who crashed out of the time trial while leading on Thursday and required leg surgery.

Van der Breggen joined Frenchwoman Jeannie Longo as the only male or female cyclists to sweep the time trial and road race at a single worlds. Longo did so in 1995 at age 36.

Van der Breggen, 30, said in May that she will retire after the 2021 Olympic season.

It will be the end of one of the great cycling careers. She is now a three-time world champion and nine-time world medalist to go along with her road race gold and time trial bronze in her Olympic debut in Rio.

Worlds conclude Sunday with the men’s road race. A TV and stream schedule is here.

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2020 French Open TV, live stream schedule

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Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams can each tie Grand Slam singles titles records at the French Open, with daily live coverage among NBC Sports, Peacock and Tennis Channel.

NBC coverage starts Sunday with first-round action at Roland Garros, its 38th straight year covering the event. Tennis Channel airs the majority of weekday coverage. Peacock, NBC Universal’s new streaming service, has middle weekend broadcasts.

All NBC TV coverage alo streams on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

Nadal is the primary men’s storyline, favored to tie Roger Federer‘s male record of 20 major titles and extend his own record of 12 French Open crowns. Federer is absent after knee operations earlier this year.

The Spaniard’s primary competition is top-ranked Novak Djokovic, the 2016 French Open champion whose only defeat in 2020 was a U.S. Open default for hitting a ball that struck a linesperson in the throat.

Williams bids again to match the overall Grand Slam singles mark of 24 held by Australian Margaret Court. Williams, a three-time French Open champion, lost in the third and fourth round the last two years and is coming off a U.S. Open semifinal exit.

The women’s field is led by 2018 champion Simona Halep but lacks defending champion Ash Barty of Australia, not traveling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Also out: U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka, citing a sore hamstring and tight turnaround from prevailing in New York two weeks ago.

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French Open TV Schedule

Date Time (ET) Network Round
Sunday, Sept. 27 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel First Round
12-3 p.m. NBC
Monday, Sept. 28 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel First Round
Tuesday, Sept. 29 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel First Round
Wednesday, Sept. 30 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel Second Round
Thursday, Oct. 1 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel Second Round
Friday, Oct. 2 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel Third Round
Saturday, Oct. 3 5 a.m.-12 p.m. Tennis Channel Third Round
11 a.m. Peacock
Sunday, Oct. 4 5 a.m.-12 p.m. Tennis Channel Fourth Round
11 a.m. Peacock
Monday, Oct. 5 5 a.m.-3 p.m. Tennis Channel Fourth Round
11 a.m. Peacock
Tuesday, Oct. 6 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tennis Channel Quarterfinals
Wednesday, Oct. 7 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tennis Channel Quarterfinals
Thursday, Oct. 8 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Tennis Channel Women’s Semis
11 a.m. NBC, NBCSN
Friday, Oct. 9 5 a.m.-4 p.m. Tennis Channel Men’s Semis
11 a.m. NBC, NBCSN
Saturday, Oct. 10 9 a.m. NBC Women’s Final
Sunday, Oct. 11 9 a.m. NBC Men’s Final