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  • Oscar Pistorius Arrives at Court for Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius Arrives at Court for Sentencing

    Looking stern and clad in a dark suit, Oscar Pistorius made his way through a throng of media and onlookers to enter the high court to hear whether he goes to jail, or receives a lesser penalty for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • 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.

  • Oscar Pistorius to Finally Learn his Sentence

    Oscar Pistorius to Finally Learn his Sentence

    Oscar Pistorius could be sentenced to years in prison, or he could be given a suspended sentence and a fine and receive no jail time for shooting Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.

  • Oscar Pistorius' Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius' Siblings Speak Out on Eve of Sentencing

    The Paralympian could be jailed for 10 years or ordered to serve house arrest Tuesday when High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa hands down her sentence.

  • D-day Looms for Oscar Pistorius Over Killing of Lover

    D-day Looms for Oscar Pistorius Over Killing of Lover

    In her decision, South African judge Thokozile Masipa has to balance the threat Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius poses to society against his likelihood of rehabilitation and eventual re-introduction to public life.

  • Oscar Pistorius Sentence Set for Tuesday

    Oscar Pistorius Sentence Set for Tuesday

    South African Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned Oscar Pistorius's sentencing hearing on Friday and scheduled the handing down of his sentence for Tuesday on 21 October.

  • Oscar Pistorius Not a 'Cold-Blooded Killer': Defence Lawyer

    Oscar Pistorius Not a 'Cold-Blooded Killer': Defence Lawyer

    Oscar Pistorius was not a "cold-blooded killer" and should serve a community-based sentence, his defence lawyer argued on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep the star sprinter out of jail.

  • Oscar Pistorius Should Get 10 Years in Jail, Demands Prosecution

    Oscar Pistorius Should Get 10 Years in Jail, Demands Prosecution

    After hearing final arguments from both the defence and prosecution, Judge Thokozile Masipa scheduled sentencing for next Tuesday.

  • Oscar Pistorius not a 'Cold-Blooded Killer', Defence Lawyer Argues

    Oscar Pistorius not a 'Cold-Blooded Killer', Defence Lawyer Argues

    Oscar Pistorius wept in the dock as his lawyer Barry Roux said he had already suffered enough for killing his model girlfriend, describing the Paralympian gold medalist's devastating fall from disabled icon and sporting stardom to a loathed criminal.

  • Oscar Pistorius 'Needs to Pay' Says Reeva Steenkamp Cousin

    Oscar Pistorius 'Needs to Pay' Says Reeva Steenkamp Cousin

    A cousin of slain model Reeva Steenkamp made a tearful plea on Thursday for Oscar Pistorius to "pay for what he has done," as the prosecution sought to make sure the Paralympic athlete goes to jail.

  • Oscar Pistorius 'Needs to Pay' Says Reeva Steenkamp Cousin

    Oscar Pistorius 'Needs to Pay' Says Reeva Steenkamp Cousin

    Battling tears and with her voice trembling, Kim Martin told a sentencing hearing that she was "very fearful" of?Oscar Pistorius and did not believe his apology for killing her cherished cousin was genuine.

  • Oscar Pistorius 'Blood Money' Row Deepens

    Oscar Pistorius 'Blood Money' Row Deepens

    Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp's family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius's defence team, revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.

  • Oscar Pistorius Won't Face Civil Claim From Reeva Steenkamp's Family

    Oscar Pistorius Won't Face Civil Claim From Reeva Steenkamp's Family

    Lawyer Dup de Bruyn said he had advised Barry and June Steenkamp to remain "neutral" with regard to Pistorius' sentence for negligently killing Reeva Steenkamp by shooting her multiple times in his home.?

  • Oscar Pistorius Offered Cash After Killing: Chief Prosecutor

    Oscar Pistorius Offered Cash After Killing: Chief Prosecutor

    Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel has said that Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to Reeva Steenkamp's family but it was turned down.

  • 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 ...

  • Defence Claims Oscar Pistorius 'Vulnerable' in Prison

    Defence Claims Oscar Pistorius 'Vulnerable' in Prison

    Double amputee Oscar Pistorius would be highly vulnerable in South Africa's brutal jails, his disability elevating the risk of poor hygiene and even gang rape, a defence witness claimed on Tuesday.

  • Defence Claims Oscar Pistorius 'Vulnerable' in Prison

    Defence Claims Oscar Pistorius 'Vulnerable' in Prison

    Defence witness Annette Vergeer said Oscar Pistorius would be vulnerable to gang rape if sent to one of South Africa's brutal prisons.

  • Oscar Pistorius Presses Bid to Avoid Jail at Sentencing Hearing

    Oscar Pistorius Presses Bid to Avoid Jail at Sentencing Hearing

    Pistorius tried to show he is the ideal candidate for house arrest Tuesday, as the judge heard the final defence witnesses in the Paralympic gold medallist's sentencing hearing.

  • Oscar Pistorius Presses Bid to Avoid Jail at Sentencing Hearing

    Oscar Pistorius Presses Bid to Avoid Jail at Sentencing Hearing

    Oscar Pistorius' longtime manager Peet van Zyl took the witness stand for the second day to outline Pistorius's charity work, an important component of the athlete's strategy to avoid serving time behind bars.

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