ARTICLES RELATING TO BOB HEWITT

Hewitt has shown no remorse - anti-abuse group

2016-05-03 13:43

Former Grand Slam tennis champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has shown no remorse and should serve his jail sentence, rights group Women and Men against Child Abuse says.

Hewitt back in court to appeal 6 year sentencing

2016-05-03 06:12

Former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt is expected to appeal his six year sentence at the Supreme Court of Appeal for raping two women when they were teenagers and sexually assaulting another.

Women's group questions SABC journalist's motive on Hewitt report

2015-10-08 10:36

The Women and Men Against Child Abuse group has questioned the motives of an SABC journalist who reported that she was in possession of documents which suggested the victims of convicted rapist Bob Hewitt colluded against him.

Rights group rejects Bob Hewitt report

2015-10-06 12:13

A women’s rights group has rejected a news report claiming that Bob Hewitt’s accusers colluded with one another before his trial.

Hewitt loses bid to appeal conviction

2015-06-19 11:39

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed convicted rapist Bob Hewitt's application for leave to appeal his conviction, but has granted him leave to appeal his effective six-year sentence.

Hewitt to apply for leave to appeal

2015-05-19 05:39

Bob Hewitt will ask for leave to appeal his conviction on two counts of rape and one of sexual assault in the High Court in Pretoria.

Rapist Bob Hewitt to appeal sentence

2015-05-18 17:15

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt narrowly escaped starting his six-year stretch in jail for two rapes and a sexual assault after High Court Judge Bert Bam extended his bail for an appeal application.

Hewitt’s wife begs judge to show him mercy

2015-05-18 11:57

Former tennis champion Bob Hewitt will soon be sentenced for two convictions of rape and one of sexual assault, after the High Court in Pretoria heard pre-sentencing evidence that swung between mercy and retribution for the 75-year old.

Bob Hewitt sentencing postponed to May

2015-04-17 13:29

Sentencing proceedings against former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt have postponed until May 18.

Hewitt granted R10 000 bail

2015-03-23 17:12

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been granted R10 000 bail by the North Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palm Ridge.

 

I stopped raping girls, Hewitt argues in appeal

2016-05-03 11:35

The six-year jail sentence imposed on former tennis Grand Slam champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt does not fit the crime, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has heard.

Tennis Hall of Fame expels Bob Hewitt

2016-04-06 19:10

In an unprecedented step, the International Tennis Hall of Fame has expelled Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt.

Hewitt's lawyers to appeal his conviction - reports

2015-10-07 10:35

Allegations that three of Bob Hewitt's victims colluded against him before his rape trial have prompted his lawyers to explore appealing his conviction, it has been reported.

Hewitt stone-faced after leave to appeal conviction dismissed

2015-06-19 14:41

Former tennis star and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt remained stony-faced as the High Court in Pretoria ruled that he could appeal his effective six year sentence, but not his conviction.

Shock as Hewitt goes home

2015-05-19 11:20

Gasps filled the High Court in Pretoria as former tennis star Bob Hewitt was allowed to go home for a month while his new lawyer prepares his application for leave to appeal his convictions for rape and indecent assault.

Something good came out of the downfall of Bob Hewitt

2015-05-18 17:48

The message that the judge sent is a strong one. Rape is not okay. And it will not be okay, three decades later.

Tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for six years

2015-05-18 12:55

Tennis star and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been sentenced to an effective six years in jail, with the judge saying there are "clearly no prospects of rehabilitation".

Uncertainty over Hewitt sentencing date

2015-05-18 05:45

It is unclear if sentencing procedures for convicted rapist Bob Hewitt will take place as scheduled at the High Court in Pretoria.

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt to be sentenced

2015-04-17 05:30

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt is expected to be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Sheehan: I forgave Hewitt long ago

2015-03-23 14:38

Former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt has already served his sentence, one of his former students, Suellen Sheehan says. She also says she has already forgiven him.

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