Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius accuses Supreme Court of Appeal of 'discrimination'

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius accuses Supreme Court of Appeal of 'discrimination'

Pistorius, popularly known as the "Blade Runner," was found guilty of murder last year after being convicted of killing his girlfriend and model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Victim's family to be consulted as Oscar Pistorius release delayed

Victim's family to be consulted as Oscar Pistorius release delayed

The South African parole board on Friday again postponed a decision on whether to release Oscar Pistorius, saying that it would consult the family of his girlfriend whom he shot dead two years ago.

Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report

Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report

Tennis ace Sania Mirza is expected to receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Saturday despite the Karnataka High Court issuing notice to the government following a petition filed by Paralympian HN Girisha.

Reeva Steenkamp family praises move to block Paralympian Oscar Pistorius release

Reeva Steenkamp family praises move to block Paralympian Oscar Pistorius release

The family of Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the the South African government`s surprise decision to block the release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for her killing.

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.

Oscar Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: Report

Oscar Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: Report

Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, received a long visit from his brother and sister for his 28th birthday that may have bent the rules of his incarceration, a South African newspaper reported Sunday.

Light sentence  for Oscar Pistorius could spark `crisis of trust`

Light sentence for Oscar Pistorius could spark `crisis of trust`

Prosecutors fought a rear-guard action to ensure Oscar Pistorius is jailed for unlawfully killing his girlfriend, warning Wednesday that justice was also on trial in the eyes of the South African public.

Oscar Pistorius `blood money` row deepens

Oscar Pistorius `blood money` row deepens

Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp`s family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius`s defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.

Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial

Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial

Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court today to find out whether he will serve a long stretch behind bars for the negligent killing of his model girlfriend, or walk out a free man.

Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe

Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's family and their legal team issued a press statement on Wednesday in attempt to forestall a pending news report, apparently related to electronic communications devices.

Key quotes from the Oscar Pistorius ruling

Key quotes from the Oscar Pistorius ruling

Judge Thokozile Masipa on Thursday started handing down judgement in the trial of Oscar Pistorius, finding him not guilty of murder but leaving the door open for a conviction on manslaughter.

Oscar Pistorius weeps as judge begins murder trial verdict

Oscar Pistorius weeps as judge begins murder trial verdict

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius sat weeping in the dock Thursday as a judge began handing down the verdict over the Valentine`s Day killing of the star Paralympian`s model lover.

Prosecutor says `deceitful` Oscar Pistorius can`t dodge murder charge

A South African prosecutor branded Oscar Pistorius "deceitful" and insisted the Paralympian cannot avoid a conviction for murdering his glamorous model girlfriend, as the state closed its case against him Thursday.

Oscar Pistorius` psychiatrist suffer hearts attack

One of the three psychiatrists who assessed Oscar Pistorius was hospitalised on Thursday after allegedly suffering a heart-attack just days before the Paralympian`s murder trial resumes, South African media said Friday.

Pistorius` defence using witness accounts to prove Paralympian shot Reeva in `error of judgement`

The defence team of Oscar Pistorius is reportedly trying to reinforce its case that the Paralympic sprinter fatally shot his girlfriend in a tragic error of judgment by using witness accounts of a panicked Pistorius begging for help and his desperate pleas for Reeva Steenkamp to stay alive.

Oscar Pistorius trial resumes on Monday

The hearing on the high profile case involving Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday in the High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius` family denies SA journo`s `acting lesson before trial` claims

The family of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has rubbished claims that the athlete had taken acting lessons in preparation for his trial for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine`s Day last year.

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Prosecution pillories Oscar Pistorius' expert

The prosecution on Wednesday derided a forensic expert hired by Oscar Pistorius, accusing him of being unqualified to testify and rubbishing his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

Marks on Pistorius` toilet door caused by Paralympian`s bat, says forensic expert

A South African police forensic expert has testified during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday that the marks on the Paralympian`s toilet door were probably caused by the corner of the bat he claimed to have used to bash it down.