Reeva Steenkamp's mother accuses Oscar Pistorius of `terrifying` her daughter during relationship
Reeva Steenkamp's mother accuses Oscar Pistorius of `terrifying` her daughter during relationship

 Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been accused of terrorising his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom the double amputee shot dead, during the controlling relationship by the deceased law graduate and model's mother.

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.

Pistorius may be denied early prison release over lack of ankles to fit electronic tag
Pistorius may be denied early prison release over lack of ankles to fit electronic tag

Jailed Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius might be denied early release from prison because his prosthetic legs make it impossible to fit an electronic tag.

I don't believe Oscar Pistorius, says Reeva Steenkamp's mother
I don't believe Oscar Pistorius, says Reeva Steenkamp's mother

Reeva Steenkamp's mother does not believe Oscar Pistorius accidentally killed her daughter and feels "let down" by South Africa's justice system, according to a memoir published on Monday.

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to oppose appeal of `shockingly light` ruling
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to oppose appeal of `shockingly light` ruling

Lawyers for South Africa`s disgraced athlete Oscar Pistorius said Friday they will oppose the state`s bid to appeal his five-year manslaughter sentence for killing his girlfriend in February 2013.

South African prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius' verdict and sentence
South African prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius' verdict and sentence

The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month.

Oscar Pistorius will be welcomed to compete at Rio if he's declared eligible
Oscar Pistorius will be welcomed to compete at Rio if he's declared eligible

Convicted Oscar Pistorius would be welcomed by Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organisers to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the double amputee athlete is declared eligible.

South African police release identikits of football captain killers
South African police release identikits of football captain killers

South African police on Tuesday released the facial composites of two men wanted for shooting dead national football captain Senzo Meyiwa, during a robbery at his pop-star girlfriend`s home.

South Africa prosecution to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction, sentence
South Africa prosecution to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction, 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 (NPA) said on Monday.

Reeva Steenkamp was about to leave Oscar Pistorius, says her mother
Reeva Steenkamp was about to leave Oscar Pistorius, says her mother

The mother of Oscar Pistorius`s girlfriend believes that her daughter was about to leave the disgraced athlete when he shot her dead in what a South African judge ruled to be culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail
Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius is getting a different treatment than other disabled prisoners in the same South African jail, according to a researcher.

Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius
Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius, who starts his five-year sentence at Pretoria's Central Prison, would urgently need to study the lore and laws of South Africa's numbers gangs as the double-amputee athlete is reportedly under a death threat from the gangs.

Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison
Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison

Jailed Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius' agent has revealed that he is looking forward to a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.

Oscar Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face
Oscar Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa.

Oscar Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell
Oscar Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

South African prison officials say Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria.

`We don`t want revenge` against Oscar Pistorius: Reeva Steenkamp`s mother
`We don`t want revenge` against Oscar Pistorius: Reeva Steenkamp`s mother

The mother of Oscar Pistorius`s girlfriend insisted she did not want "revenge" Wednesday, the day after the disgraced South African athlete was handed a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead.

Oscar Pistorius starts five-year jail term for killing lover
Oscar Pistorius starts five-year jail term for killing lover

Star athlete Oscar Pistorius is spending his first night in jail Tuesday as he starts serving a five-year sentence behind the towering walls of a grim South African prison after a sensational trial for killing his girlfriend.

'Oscar Pistorius unlikely to serve out full five-year jail term'
'Oscar Pistorius unlikely to serve out full five-year jail term'

 Blade runner Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to serve the full five-year jail term after he was found guilty of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend last year, legal experts said on Tuesday.

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.

Oscar Pistorius: The `broke and broken` Olympian
Oscar Pistorius: The `broke and broken` Olympian

At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon.