As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prepares to end a two-year forced stay at Ecuador's London embassy, he may take comfort in knowing he inspired resistance to secrecy in places as far away as Swaziland.
Kaizer Chiefs will not concern themselves with Supersport United's poor start to the season and coach Cavin Johnson's impending exit when the two teams clash in an Absa Premiership match at FNB Stadium tomorrow, says Amakhosi captain Itumeleng Khune.
Lewis Hamilton's calculated aside that Nico Rosberg had "deliberately" clipped his Mercedes at Spa-Francorchamps was extraordinary not so much for the allegation - he has quite a history of these bald, thinly substantiated claims - as for the fact that he had breached...
The Swedish car-maker has invested its heart, soul and some $11 billion dollars in creating the seven-seat luxury off-roader and in doing so could have redefined the SUV market in terms of comfort, safety and even style.
Oscar Pistorius's father, Henke, finally gave his son a hug in court this week. Reeva Steenkamp's dad, Barry, was also there - no doubt wishing he, too, could have given his daughter just one final hug.