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  • Oscar Pistorius' Lawyer Denies Athlete Took News of Prosecution Appeal Hard

    Oscar Pistorius' Lawyer Denies Athlete Took News of Prosecution Appeal Hard

    A fellow inmate was quoted by a South African newspaper as saying that when Oscar Pistorius learnt that the prosecution had won the right to appeal for him to be convicted of murder, the former athlete rushed to the gym and pumped iron 'like it was g...

  • Judge Clears Way for Oscar Pistorius Appeal, Tougher Sentence

    Judge Clears Way for Oscar Pistorius Appeal, Tougher Sentence

    A South African judge on Wednesday cleared the way for prosecutors to seek a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius, enabling an appeal that could dramatically increase his punishment for killing his girlfriend.

  • Oscar Pistorius' Lawyers Oppose Appeal of 'Light' Sentence

    Oscar Pistorius' Lawyers Oppose Appeal of 'Light' Sentence

    Prosecutors recently lodged court papers pressing for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, calling his punishment for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp "shockingly light" and "inappropriate."

  • Weeping South Africans Say Goodbye to Slain Captain Senzo Meyiwa

    Weeping South Africans Say Goodbye to Slain Captain Senzo Meyiwa

    Thousands of weeping South Africans wearing red or black soccer jerseys said farewell to murdered national team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa at a packed stadium in the Indian Ocean city of Durban on Saturday.

  • South African Prosecution Says it Will Appeal Oscar Pistorius Verdict

    South African Prosecution Says it Will Appeal Oscar Pistorius Verdict

    South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius started serving his prison sentence on Oct. 21 after he was acquitted of murder by a judge and found guilty of a lesser charge of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp th...

  • Oscar Pistorius Spends First Night in Single Jail Cell

    Oscar Pistorius Spends First Night in Single Jail Cell

    South African prison officials say Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria.

  • Oscar Pistorius Now One of 7,000 Inmates at Pretoria Jail

    Oscar Pistorius Now One of 7,000 Inmates at Pretoria Jail

    Oscar Pistorius's fall from grace as an international star athlete was complete on Tuesday as he was driven through the gates of a drab Pretoria prison to begin serving a five year jail sentence.

  • Thokozile Masipa: Oscar Pistorius's Judge and Jury

    Thokozile Masipa: Oscar Pistorius's Judge and Jury

    Judge Thokozile Masipa?came to the world's most high profile murder trial involving?Oscar Pistorius, having held the gavel for just 16 years -- making her a relative novice in legal terms.

  • Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for the killing of his girlfriend last year, as his sensational trial reached a climax.

  • Oscar Pistorius Family 'Accept' Judgement

    Oscar Pistorius Family 'Accept' Judgement

    Arnold Pistorius?criticised the state for trying to find his nephew Oscar guilty of premeditated murder and the "collateral damage" caused by that persistence.

  • Oscar Pistorius to be Sentenced Today for Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    Oscar Pistorius to be Sentenced Today for Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    South Africa's fallen star Oscar Pistorius could be jailed for 10 years or return to serve house arrest Tuesday when he will be sentenced for killing model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Oscar Pistorius Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius's brother and sister on Monday gave a string of television interviews ahead of the sentencing of South Africa's star athlete for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Pistorius Offered Cash After Killing, Says Prosecutor

    Pistorius Offered Cash After Killing, Says Prosecutor

    Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but the family rejected the funds because they did not want "blood money," a prosecutor said on Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for the double-amputee ...

  • Psychologist Testifies Before Oscar Pistorius Sentencing

    A psychologist is testifying on the first day of the sentencing portion of the trial of Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of culpable homicide for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius is a 'Broken Man'

    Psychologist Says Oscar Pistorius is a 'Broken Man'

    A sentence for culpable homicide can range from a suspended sentence and a fine to as many as 15 years in prison. Judge Thokozile Masipa in September found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder in his killing of Reeva Stee...

  • Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday at the start of his sentencing hearing after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, with his lawyers set to argue for leniency.

  • Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius Back in Court for Pre-Sentencing Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius last month escaped a murder conviction in a verdict that shocked the country and fuelled criticism of South Africa's legal system. The process is expected to last up to four days, with Judge Thokozile Masipa then likely adjourning cou...

  • Convicted Oscar Pistorius to Face Sentencing on Monday

    Convicted Oscar Pistorius to Face Sentencing on Monday

    Oscar Pistorius appears in court on Monday to face sentencing for shooting dead his model girlfriend, after his controversial conviction for culpable homicide -- not murder -- fuelled criticism of South Africa's legal system.

  • South Africa Hosts Second Sensational Murder Trial

    South Africa Hosts Second Sensational Murder Trial

    One month after a verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial, South African justice is again under international scrutiny as prosecutors press a murder case against a British man accused of hiring local men to kill his wife on their 2010 honeymoon and make...

  • Reeva Steenkamp's Mother to Publish Book After Oscar Pistorius Murder Acquittal

    Reeva Steenkamp's Mother to Publish Book After Oscar Pistorius Murder Acquittal

    The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, the model killed by South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius, will publish a book about her daughter, publishers said on Friday.

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