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SAFA won't forgive Mahlangu

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http://www.sport24.co.za - The South African Football Association CEO Dennis Mumble has revealed that May Mahlangu will not be forgiven for his sudden withdrawal from the national squad.

According to Soccer Laduma, the late withdrawal by Mahlangu from the Bafana Bafana squad and the manner in which it was done was unacceptable and the player will now not be considered for future selection reveals Mumble.

The Sweden-based forward failed to pitch in Durban where Bafana is preparing for a crunch Africa Cup of Nations

Gilbert Arenas forgives Donald Sterling

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http://tracking.si.com - Former NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas took to Instagram on Monday to say he accepts the apology of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because “forgiveness will destroy racism not more hatred.”

The 81-year-old billionaire gave an interview to CNN’s Anderson Cooper that aired on Monday evening.

In the interview, Sterling said he thinks he should be allowed one mistake and asked for forgiveness. He admitted to his well-documented racist comments made last month and said he loves the Clippers player

Dwight Howard Hopes Orlando Magic Fans Forgive Him

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http://www.slamonline.com - Dwight Howard was lustily booed Wednesday night in Orlando – during the short video montage in his honor, and the player intros. Even Houston Rockets teammate Chandler Parsons said he would’ve booed if he was still sitting up in the stands. But the big fella hopes Magic fans will someday get over their anger regarding how things ended. Per the Orlando Sentinel:

Dwight at least sounded as if he has gained a conscience and a grown-up perspective, although he did plead for leniency before t

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"I deserve the Ballon d'Or every year," says Ronaldo

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http://www.marca.com - Cristiano Ronaldo offered an interview to 'A Bola' magazine and A Bola TV to mark the awarding of the '2013 Personality of the Year'. In it, the Portuguese forward spoke about José Mourinho, saying that he wouldn't mind playing under him again: "I would work under him again, just as I would work under other coaches I've had like Ferguson, Boloni or Pellegrini. I learned lots under them and I have great memories of them. These coaches gave me the chance to better myself as a person and a player.

Balkman remorseful, asks forgiveness

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MANILA, Philippines - Petron import Renaldo Balkman went from hero to heel in throwing a tantrum late in the Blaze Boosters’ 83-73 loss to Alaska in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Friday but appealed for a chance to redeem himself in a public apology expressing remorse and regret after the blow-up.



Balkman was the league’s leading scorer with a 28.2 clip before facing Alaska but could only deliver six points against the Aces. The win brought Alaska back to th

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Tiger Woods is the poster child for finicky nature of forgiveness

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http://www.examiner.com - According to ESPN, Tiger Woods has won the 2013 Players Championship. For Woods, it was his 4th victory of the year, and win number 78 on the PGA tour.



For many golf fans, today's win is a sign that Tiger Woods is once again the best golfer in the world. Woods, according to Wikipedia, was the number 1 golfer in the world from August 1999 to September 2004, and again from June 2005 to October 2010.



Woods later would leave golf to deal with marital issues.



Woods, along with LeBron James

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Suarez accepts 10-game ban and seeks forgiveness

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http://www.euronews.com - LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has asked for forgiveness after accepting a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in last weekend’s Premier League match.



The Uruguayan international had until Friday lunchtime to contest an FA Regulatory Commission’s decision to add seven games to the usual three for a violent conduct charge but opted against it.



“I hope the people I offended last Sunday will grant me forgiveness and I again repeat my personal apology

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Ivanovic forgives Liverpool biter

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http://www.london24.com - Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic says he does not hold a grudge with Luis Suarez after the Liverpool hitman bit him on his arm.



The unsavoury incident marred a pulsating clash in which the Uruguayan denied the Blues a vital three points in the race for the Premier League top four with a last-gasp injury time leveller.



Suarez has since been handed a 10-match suspension by the Football Association and apologised to Ivanovic for his assault, something which the Serbian defender was surpri

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Reeva Steenkamp's Dad Says He Can Forgive Oscar Pistorius

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Reeva Steenkamp was brutally murdered, but her father has come out saying that if Oscar Pistorius is telling the truth about his version of events that he will forgive the Olympic athlete.



I don't know how he can say this. I don't know if he is starting to believe the story or is just a better person than me, but first of all, he should not even be talking about forgiveness.



I wouldn't be. His daughter has been buried less than week and he is already willing to forgive. I don't think

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I may forgive Oscar Pistorius one day if he is telling the truth, says father of murdered model, Reeva Skeenkamp

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http://dailytimes.com.ng - As murder suspect and Olympic champion Oscar Pistorius spends the first days with his family after being granted bail by a South African court, the father of his murdered girlfriend Reeva Skeenkamp said he may forgive the famed ‘Blade Runner’ if he is telling the truth that he killed the model and law graduate in error.



"It doesn't matter how rich he is and how good his legal team is. He needs to live with himself if he lets his legal team lie for him," her father Barry told the Afrikaans-l

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