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Mike Sanders (brother) and Dean Sanders (son) carry Corrie Sanders's casket from the NG Church, Wonderpark, Pretoria

Hundreds at Corrie Sanders’s funeral

Hundreds of friends and relatives of former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders filled the Wonderpark NG church in Pretoria North for his funeral on Monday morning. Slides of Sanders…

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Corrie Sanders’s murderers in court

Three black men accused of murdering former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders appeared in the Brits Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Paida Fish, 19, Samuel Mabena, 27, and Chris Moyo,…

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Minister praises police for arresting Corrie Sanders’s killers

The police officers who arrested the alleged killers of former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders were commended by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Thursday. “I wish to express my…

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Corrie Sanders medical affair being investigated

Claims are being probed that boxer Corrie Sanders was turned away from the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria after being shot, a health official said on Tuesday. “Kalafong and…

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No arrest in Corrie Sanders murder case

North West police were still searching on Tuesday for the killers of former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders. “No arrests have been made. Police are busy investigating the case,”…

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Corrie Sanders: ‘just one of 40 murders a day’ in South Africa

In a country where violent deaths widely go unnoticed, South Africans have reacted with outrage and shock at Corrie Sanders’ murder on the weekend. The 46-year-old former world heavyweight boxing…

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Heavyweight world champion Vitali Klitschko pays tribute to Corrie Sanders

Heavyweight world champion Vitali Klitschko has paid tribute to South African boxer Corrie Sanders who died Sunday after being shot in an armed robbery. “Corrie Sanders was the most difficult…

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Corrie Sanders’s death: ‘like something out of a wild west movie’

Boxing trainer Harold Volbrecht says he was shocked to hear of the sudden death of his close friend Corrie Sanders. Volbrecht, who trained Sanders for the first 14-years of the…

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Former world-champion boxer Corrie Sanders refused medical treatment in South Africa

Former world-champion boxer Corrie Sanders died on Sunday after he was shot by three armed black men, but also refused medical treatment by two hospitals. According to his relatives, his…

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Afrikaner boxer Corrie Sanders dies after shooting in Brits

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders died in Kalafong Hospital on Sunday after being shot in a restaurant in Brits, North West police said. The boxer was celebrating the…