Oscar Pistorius cannot run in Paralympics during jail term: Organisers
Oscar Pistorius cannot run in Paralympics during jail term: Organisers

Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to run in the Paralympics for the whole of his five-year jail term, even if he is released early under house arrest, a spokesman for the organisers of the event said Tuesday.

Social worker says Oscar Pistorius should get house arrest, community service
Social worker says Oscar Pistorius should get house arrest, community service

South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said on Monday at the first day of the athlete`s sentencing.

Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020
Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020

 Badminton will make its Paralympics debut in Tokyo in 2020 after the International Paralympic Committee on Tuesday included it in the first batch of approved sports for the event.

Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes
Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes

A motivational book about top Indian sportspersons who overcame disability and adversity to become champions, and co-authored by former international shuttler Sanjay Sharma, was launched by former Test cricketer Rahul Dravid at suburban Khar Gymkhana here on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius`s brother makes `miraculous recovery`

Oscar Pistorius`s older brother Carl has made a "miraculous recovery" after being involved in a serious road crash earlier this month, a family spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Prince Harry salutes Invictus competitors

Prince Harry paid tribute Wednesday to the 130 competitors who will represent Britain at next month`s Invictus Games in London, a multi-sport event for injured armed services personnel from 14 nations

South African prosecutor asks judge to reject Oscar Pistorius` defence

South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius` murder trial on Thursday to reject the Paralympic and Olympic track star`s defence because it was "devoid of any truth".

Oscar Pistorius accosted at nightclub, family says

Oscar Pistorius recently visited a nightclub with a cousin and was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, his family said on Tuesday.

Oscar Pistorius ends social-media silence with four tweets

Oscar Pistorius broke his silence on social networking site Twitter last night posting four tweets related to prayers and Bible passages.

Oscar Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting - psychiatrists

Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday.

Oscar Pistorius attends Pretoria hospital for mental tests

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius checked in as a day patient to Pretoria`s Weskoppies psychiatric hospital on Monday for the first day of a month of mental tests ordered by the judge overseeing his murder trial.

Rio 2016 chief determined Games will be ready on time

Brazil will prove the doubters wrong and deliver the 2016 Olympics on time and within budget, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the 2016 Rio Games organising committee, has said.

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.

Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects

Brazil`s southeast city of Rio de Janeiro has opened bidding for two infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, authorities said.

`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.

Prosecutor ends gruelling Oscar Pistorius` cross-examination

Oscar Pistorius stepped down from the witness box on Tuesday after five gruelling days of cross-examination that raised serious doubts about his account of killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Prosecutors conclude Pistorius cross-examination

The prosecution concluded its gruelling cross-examination of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius today, ending five days of intense and emotional interrogation in his murder trial.

Pistorius faces `final day` of grilling

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, who has now spent more than a week in the witness box.

Prosecutor charges Pistorius of `concocting evidence`

The prosecutor at Oscar Pistorius` murder trial has said that the Paralympic runner is ` concocting his evidence` during his cross-examination.

Prosecutor says Pistorius, Steenkamp argued on night she died

Oscar Pistorius argued with his girlfriend shortly before shooting her dead, the prosecution lawyer alleged today as his gruelling cross-examination of the sprinter went into a second week.