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.

Convicted Oscar Pistorius fumed after learning he could still face charge of murder
Convicted Oscar Pistorius fumed after learning he could still face charge of murder

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been reportedly fuming since learning he could still face a charge of murder for shooting deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction
South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction

South African prosecutors on Wednesday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will now seek a murder conviction.

Oscar Pistorius appeal ruling delayed
Oscar Pistorius appeal ruling delayed

A South African judge on Tuesday delayed a ruling on whether to allow the prosecution to appeal against Oscar Pistorius`s five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, saying she needed more time.

South African prosecutor appeals Oscar Pistorius verdict
South African prosecutor appeals Oscar Pistorius verdict

 South African prosecutors appealed on Tuesday against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year prison term imposed on athlete Oscar Pistorius for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying it was "shockingly inappropriate".

Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing underway
Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing underway

South African prosecutors on Tuesday argued Oscar Pistorius`s five-year manslaughter conviction was "shockingly inappropriate," at a start of a hearing that could open the door to an appeal of the Paralympian`s sentence.

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.