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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Oscar Pistorius begins first day in hospital wing of prison

    More than 20 months after he shot his girlfriend to death, South African double amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius spent his first full day in prison Wednesday with eight cellmates, all of them disabled. There are two blind men, another amputee with a...
  • South Africa debate continues as Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years

    South Africa debate continues as Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years
    It was the kind of test few judges ever have to face: The South African High Court’s Thokozile Masipa, former “tea girl” and crime reporter, faced the job of redeeming her widely criticized acquittal of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in...
  • On The Fly

    Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee sprinter from South Africa who competed in the 2012 Olympics, was sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence" that Pistorius showed when...
  • Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

    Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday. On the...
  • Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...
  • Oscar Pistorius a la cárcel por 5 años

    Oscar Pistorius a la cárcel por 5 años
    PRETORIA — El atleta Oscar Pistorius podría obtener la libertad condicional en diez meses, cuando haya cumplido una sexta parte de la condena a cinco años de prisión a la que ha sido sentenciado hoy por matar a tiros a su novia, explicaron a Efe...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing
    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one of the most...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials
    No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. In...
  • Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday

    Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday
    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system....
  • Pistorius' lawyer urges leniency; prosecutor calls for 10-year term

    Pistorius' lawyer urges leniency; prosecutor calls for 10-year term
    The lawyer for South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius argued that he was “a victim” in his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and had lost everything, including all his property and sponsorships. He called for him to be spared jail because...
  • Steenkamp relative gives tearful testimony at Pistorius hearing

    Steenkamp relative gives tearful testimony at Pistorius hearing
    A cousin of Reeva Steenkamp broke down at the sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius as she recounted hearing on her car radio that the athlete had killed his girlfriend. Proceedings at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital, were...