| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:22 AM
South African judge Thokozile Masipa said on Friday she would deliver her verdict in the murder trial of Paralympic and Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius Sept. 11.
Double-amputee Pistorius, 27, once a national icon for reaching the pinnacle of sport, is...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What was Oscar Pistorius thinking?
For all the minute testimony in the South African athlete's murder trial — about dents in a door made by a cricket bat, positions of curtains, power cords and duvets in his bedroom, the forensics of bullet wounds...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Luxury house for sale in secure Pretoria gated community. Features cathedral ceilings, stone floors throughout, nice neighbors.
And a bathroom with a troubled history.
South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial in the shooting death of his...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:04 AM
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, broke his five-month-long social media silence Sunday, tweeting four quotes about suffering, love and pain.
His tweets prompted...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Double-amputee Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius can't flee dangerous situations and has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness told his murder trial on Thursday.
Pistorius, who had his lower-legs amputated...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Newly released video footage shows Oscar Pistorius participating in a re-enactment of how he says he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and then carried her out of a toilet cubicle in his home.
Australian broadcaster Channel Seven showed the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:49 AM
South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius intended to shoot through a door in his bathroom to “nullify the threat,” believing an intruder was in the enclosed toilet cubicle, a sports and exercise doctor testified Monday.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The defense team for Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius closed its case Tuesday in the murder trial of his girlfriend model Reeva Steenkamp, sending the trial into a new phase and ending months of emotionally wrenching cross-examination.
The court was...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers wrapped up their defense of the Olympic and Paralympic track star on Tuesday, bringing the dramatic murder trial of one of the world's best-known athletes closer to conclusion. Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the court until...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:50 PM
South African double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, according to a psychiatric report presented at his murder trial Monday.
The trial resumed Monday after the court had...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial for fatally shooting his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, suffers from severe depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, according to extracts from a psychologist’s report read in...