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  • 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.

  • Reeva Steenkamp's Family Welcomes Oscar Pistorius Jail Sentence

    Reeva Steenkamp's Family Welcomes Oscar Pistorius Jail Sentence

    The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp on Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of her killer Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail.

  • 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 Arrives at Court For Sentencing

    Oscar Pistorius Arrives at Court For Sentencing

    South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday arrived at the Pretoria court where he will hear his punishment for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic Fame to Jail

    Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic Fame to Jail

    South African police arrested?Oscar Pistorius, a Paralympic and Olympic sprinter nicknamed the "Blade Runner", for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp, shot four times with one of his guns at his Pretoria house. On October 21, Judge Thokozile Masipa sente...

  • Oscar Pistorius Starts Five-Year Jail Term for Killing Girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius Starts Five-Year Jail Term for Killing Girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius, the paralympian sprinter known as the "Blade Runner", was led from the dock down to the cells to start his sentence for shooting model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

  • 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 Cannot Run in Paralympics During Jail Term: Organisers

    Oscar Pistorius Cannot Run in Paralympics During Jail Term: Organisers

    Oscar Pistorius, 27, was jailed for five years on Tuesday for culpable homicide over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A member of Pistorius's legal team, Roxanne Adams, said Pistorius could be transferred to house arrest after 10 months...

  • Oscar Prosecutors Still Weighing Appeal of Verdict

    Oscar Prosecutors Still Weighing Appeal of Verdict

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to up to five years in jail for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Oscar Pistorius, The 'Broke and Broken' Olympian

    Oscar Pistorius, The 'Broke and Broken' Olympian

    For the last seven-plus months South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sat in a windowless courtroom, and like King Canute, watched as his world was washed away.

  • Reeva Steenkamp Family Welcomes Oscar Pistorius Jail Sentence

    Reeva Steenkamp Family Welcomes Oscar Pistorius Jail Sentence

    Reeva Steenkamp's father Barry said the five-year sentence given to Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail was welcome.

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

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

    Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, shooting her through a closed toilet door in his home. He testified that the shooting was an accident after mistaking his girlfriend for a nighttime intruder.

  • 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.

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