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Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius under observation in hospital: Report

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius under observation in hospital: Report

Pistorius, 30, is serving a six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a model and law graduate, in his Pretoria house in 2013.

Aug 03, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
From Olympic glory to jail: Oscar Pistorius' bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

From Olympic glory to jail: Oscar Pistorius' bid to challenge six-year jail term fails

Pistorius bursts into tears as he is charged, denying murder "in the strongest terms".

Aug 26, 2016, 21:03 PM IST
Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

Vladimir Putin calls ban on Russia's Paralympic team inhumane

The ban was confirmed Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration of Sport rejected a Russian appeal.

Aug 25, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius 'must pay' says Reeva Steenkamp's father

Oscar Pistorius 'must pay' says Reeva Steenkamp's father

In March, Pistorius's lawyers failed to reverse an appeal judgement that upgraded his original conviction from culpable homicide -- the equivalent of manslaughter -- to murder.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Para shooter Rajeev Malik's rifle goes missing during travel

Para shooter Rajeev Malik lost both his rifles during travel for IPC Shooting World Cup.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:11 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius to stay in jail as parole decision delayed: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius to stay in jail as parole decision delayed: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius will stay in jail after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed on Monday, his lawyer told AFP.

Oct 05, 2015, 23:37 PM IST
Rahul Dravid to mentor selected athletes in special program

Rahul Dravid to mentor selected athletes in special program

 Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Monday announced the launch of second edition of the Aditya Birla Financial Services Group Presents Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme, aimed at offering mentorship and quality career guidance to some of India's most talented athletes.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:23 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympic village 85 percent complete

2016 Rio Olympic village 85 percent complete

Construction of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic village is 85 percent complete and due to be concluded by the end of 2015.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:20 AM IST
IOC to start Almaty 2022 inspections

IOC to start Almaty 2022 inspections

Officials have arrived in Almaty ahead of the first International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluation commission inspection of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic candidates.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:01 PM IST
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.

Dec 12, 2014, 19:21 PM IST
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.

Dec 10, 2014, 14:02 PM IST
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.

Dec 09, 2014, 18:13 PM IST
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.

Nov 24, 2014, 12:05 PM IST
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.

Nov 11, 2014, 18:58 PM IST
Appeal against Oscar Pistorius' manslaughter conviction set for Dec 9 hearing

Appeal against Oscar Pistorius' manslaughter conviction set for Dec 9 hearing

Jailed Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' prosecutors have revealed that their application to appeal against the double amputees manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would he heard in a Pretoria court on December 9.

Nov 11, 2014, 18:55 PM IST
Reeva Steenkamp's parents refused Oscar Pistorius' 'blood money' offer

Reeva Steenkamp's parents refused Oscar Pistorius' 'blood money' offer

A South African court has heard that the parents of deceased Reeva Steenkamp have rejected a large cash sum offered by Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius after he killed her as they do not want that 'blood money'.

Oct 15, 2014, 14:43 PM IST
Expert believes Oscar Pistorius may never spend another night in jail

Expert believes Oscar Pistorius may never spend another night in jail

Anexpert believes that Paralympicrunner Oscar Pistorius might never spend another night in jail as the double amputee returns to court in Pretoria for sentencing on Friday.

Oct 13, 2014, 12:02 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events

Oscar Pistorius unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events

A promoter of the Diamond League has revealed that Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at the tournament's future events.

Sep 15, 2014, 10:20 AM IST
Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is reportedly set to scrape up millions from book and TV deals after he was sensationally cleared on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Sep 12, 2014, 12:28 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter

Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius being cleared of murder by the judge in his trial on Thursday left many people in shock and they took to social networking sites to voice their disappointment for the same.

Sep 12, 2014, 11:55 AM IST