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Oscar Pistorius

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  • Pyeongchang says it will be ready for 2018 Winter Olympics

    Organizers for the 2018 Winter Olympics have broken ground on a $125-million speed-skating rink and say they are on track to complete all six of their new venues by early 2017. In addition to the facilities under construction, South Korea will make...
  • Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence

    Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence
    South Africa's state prosecutors will appeal the culpable homicide conviction and five-year jail sentence handed down last week on Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Monday. "Oscar Pistorius...
  • South African prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence

    South African prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence
    South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority will appeal the controversial murder acquittal of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius and his five-year sentence for the lesser crime of culpable homicide. The decision to appeal was announced Monday and...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...