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'.
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.
It may not be the greatest sporting spectacle, but when wounded soldiers from 13 countries gather in London for the inaugural edition of the Invictus Games, they will spread an enduring message – "demonstrate the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and demonstrate life beyond disability."
The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will wind up on Friday, ending six months of at times gripping courtroom drama that transfixed his native South Africa and millions more around the world.
An associate law professor has said that Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius` murder trial could end if there is a breach of confidentiality in regard to the video showing the reenactment of the night he shot his girlfriend.
Oscar Pistorius is walking on his stumps, appearing to aim a pistol, in footage broadcast Sunday that shows the Paralympic gold medallist at his most vulnerable in a shock reenactment of the night he shot his girlfriend.
South African Paralympic and Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has post traumatic stress disorder and is at an increasing risk of suicide, according to a psychiatric report read out at his murder trial on Wednesday.
South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was ordered on Tuesday to undergo a month of psychiatric tests to find out whether he was criminally responsible when he shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine`s Day last year.
South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, tried to intimidate a friend of the former model in court on Tuesday, according to the friend`s lawyer.
Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial resumed Monday with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.
The judge in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius` murder trial has announced that the proceeds of the case will be postponed following Thursday`s hearings until May 5, two days ahead of South Africa`s national elections.
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.