JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's highest court has dismissed Oscar Pistorius' appeal of his murder conviction, a lawyer said Thursday (Friday, Manila time), signaling that the former track star's long legal battle since he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp may ...
Mar 4, 2016
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius will try to appeal his murder conviction in South Africa's highest court, his lawyer said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), possibly extending a legal battle that began nearly three years ago when the double-amputee ...
Dec 9, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic runner who fatally shot his girlfriend in 2013, was released from prison and placed under house arrest on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), a South African official said."Oscar Pistorius was placed under correctional supervision ...
Oct 20, 2015
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door ...
Oct 21, 2014
LONDON - As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by ...
Sep 18, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.Judge Thokozile Masipa said there was not enough ...
Sep 12, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing ...
Sep 12, 2014
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius' murder trial began a new phase Monday when the Olympic athlete arrived at a state psychiatric hospital for a monthlong evaluation whose terms have been described by some as favorable to the double-amputee runner.Pistorius, who killed ...
May 27, 2014
PRETORIA, South Africa - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how ...
Mar 11, 2014
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