Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over phone

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over phone

The former Paralympic champion is serving a 13-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Dec 12, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
South African court doubles Oscar Pistorius sentence to over 13 yrs for killing girlfriend

South African court doubles Oscar Pistorius sentence to over 13 yrs for killing girlfriend

A South African appeals court increased Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius` sentence for murdering his girlfriend to 13 years and five months on Friday, marking a victory for prosecutors in a case that shocked the world.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months

Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months

Pistorius was imprisoned in July last year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine`s Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
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
Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius moved to `special needs` prison

Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius moved to `special needs` prison

In July, Pistorius, 29, was given a six-year jail term after an appeals court upgraded his manslaughter conviction to murder.

Nov 14, 2016, 21:49 PM IST
South Africa to appeal Oscar Pistorius murder sentence again

South Africa to appeal Oscar Pistorius murder sentence again

The jail term was less than half the 15-years sought by prosecutors, who said Pistorius had shown no remorse for the 2013 shooting.

Sep 15, 2016, 23:36 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
Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius put on suicide watch: Reports

Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius put on suicide watch: Reports

The 29-year-old double-amputee, who is being held at the Kgosi Mampuru II Prison in Pretoria.

Aug 14, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius treated for minor wrist injuries: Prison service

Oscar Pistorius treated for minor wrist injuries: Prison service

According to the South African weekly City Press, citing another inmate at the prison, Pistorius had to go to hospital after intentionally slitting his wrists.

Aug 07, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for tainted Paralympian

Oscar Pistorius: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for tainted Paralympian

Pistorius shot Steenkamp, a model and law graduate, in the early hours of Valentine`s Day in 2013, saying he mistook her for a burglar when he fired four times through the door of his bedroom toilet.

Jul 21, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
'Oscar Pistorius could compete in 2020 Paralympics'

'Oscar Pistorius could compete in 2020 Paralympics'

'There exists no rule which debars the six-time Paralympic gold medal winner from representing his nation anymore.'

Jul 12, 2016, 20:48 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius' sister `grateful` for judge's sentencing decision

Oscar Pistorius' sister `grateful` for judge's sentencing decision

Judge Thokozile Masipa said she had considered both aggravating and mitigating factors.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:07 PM IST
Lesser known facts about blade runner Oscar Pistorius

Lesser known facts about blade runner Oscar Pistorius

Oscar only uses the blades for running​, rest of the time he uses prosthetic legs.

Jul 06, 2016, 15:35 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The original trial judge, Thokozile Masipa, will delivered the sentence.
 

Jul 06, 2016, 14:07 PM IST
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for sentencing on murder conviction

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius arrives in court for sentencing on murder conviction

The state says he has shown no remorse and has called for him to receive no less than the minimum 15-year sentence for murder.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:21 PM IST
WATCH: Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs, walks on stumps during hearing

WATCH: Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs, walks on stumps during hearing

As Pistorius struggled to stand still in front of the judge, and in the glare of live television coverage, a cameraman had to step forward to support him.

Jun 16, 2016, 10:36 AM IST
''Blade runner'' Oscar Pistorius sobs as he walks through court on stumps

''Blade runner'' Oscar Pistorius sobs as he walks through court on stumps

Pistorius is facing a minimum of 15 years behind bars for the murder of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine`s Day three years ago.

Jun 15, 2016, 19:16 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
Oscar Pistorius faces lengthy jail term for lover`s murder

Oscar Pistorius faces lengthy jail term for lover`s murder

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday enters the final stretch of a protracted legal battle that could see him back in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago.

Jun 13, 2016, 09:31 AM IST
South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius right to appeal murder conviction

South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius right to appeal murder conviction

The Supreme Court of Appeal upgraded Pistorius`s conviction to murder in December.

Mar 03, 2016, 23:05 PM IST