1. Oscar Pistorius Prosecutors Granted Appeal, Will Argue for Murder Conviction

    Judge Thokozile Masipa has granted prosecutors leave to appeal the culpable homicide conviction recently handed to Oscar Pistorius case, bringing the South African athlete back ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 3,768 reads 4 comments

  2. Pistorius, Phelps, Solo and the Danger of Turning Champions into Heroes

    Every four years, but for a brief fortnight, a handful of world-class athletes convene from all reaches of the globe to capture our hearts, enrich our lives and inspire us with wondrous feats of strength and speed...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 4 months ago 3,054 reads 6 comments

  3. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison: Latest Details and Comments

    Oscar Pistorius is currently serving a five-year prison term for the crime of culpable homicide after he shot and killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Continue for updates. Updates from Tuesday, Nov...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 45,503 reads 104 comments

  4. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest News from Sentencing Verdict

    Oscar Pistorius returned to court on Tuesday, where he was sentenced to five years in prison for the crime of culpable homicide after he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 4 months ago 21,795 reads 7 comments

  5. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest Updates on Athlete's Sentencing

    Updates from Friday, Oct. 17 Prosecutor Gerrie Nel called on Judge Thokozile Masipa to sentence Oscar Pistorius to 10 years in prison as both the State and the defence issued their closing arguments on Friday...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 5 months ago 22,595 reads 5 comments

  6. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest News on Track Star's Sentencing

    Updates from Wednesday, Oct. 15 Reeva Steenkamp's cousin, Kim Martin, reduced the court to tears on Wednesday as she described how Oscar Pistorius "ruined our family" when he shot and killed his girlfriend on Feb...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 5 months ago 17,341 reads 9 comments

  7. Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide: Latest Verdict Details

    Oscar Pistorius , a South African sprint runner and double below-knee amputee, was found guilty of culpable homicide Friday for shooting and killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 86,923 reads 116 comments

  8. Oscar Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Murder: Latest Verdict Details and Comments

    South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been found not guilty of murder for his involvement in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 84,100 reads 146 comments

  9. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest News on Closing Arguments

    Updates from Friday, Aug. 8 Oscar Pistorius ' defence team delivered its crucial closing arguments on Friday, less than 24 hours after prosecutor Gerrie Nel told the court ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 7 months ago 14,531 reads 5 comments

  10. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest Updates on Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Tuesday, July 15 Pistorius was reportedly involved in an altercation at a night club over the weekend, according to the BBC ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 8 months ago 12,111 reads 2 comments

  11. Oscar Pistorius Trial Resumes: Live Stream, Latest News on Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Thursday, July 3 The trial of Oscar Pistorius will resume on Monday, July 7, after a day in which prosecutor Gerrie Nel entered into a spiky exchange with the person who is expected to be the defence's last witness...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 8 months ago 13,868 reads 6 comments

  12. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream, Latest Updates from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Tuesday, May 20 Oscar Pistorius ' trial following the shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been postponed to June 30, after he was officially ordered to a mental evaluation on Tuesday...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 10 months ago 11,357 reads 7 comments

  13. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest Details from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Friday, May 9 Oscar Pistorius returned to court on Friday to continue his fight against a charge of premeditated murder after he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 10 months ago 9,107 reads 2 comments

  14. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream, Latest News, Info from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Thursday, April 17 Oscar Pistorius ' defence team saw forensic expert Roger Dixon return to the witness box on Thursday, ready for another grilling from prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who had torn into his evidence on Wednesday...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 11 months ago 6,934 reads 3 comments

  15. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest Updates from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Friday, April 11 Oscar Pistorius came up against a stern round of questioning from prosecutor Gerrie Nel on Friday, who continued his attempts to prove Pistorius knowingly murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 11 months ago 9,858 reads 3 comments

  16. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Live Stream and Latest News from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Thursday, April 10 Prosecutor Gerrie Nel gave Oscar Pistorius a torrid time in the witness box on Thursday as the trial into Pistorius' shooting of Reeva Steenkamp continued...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 11 months ago 22,379 reads 11 comments

  17. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest Updates and Live Stream from Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Wednesday, April 9 A big day arrived in the trial of Oscar Pistorius , who finally faced questioning from the prosecution on Wednesday...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 11 months ago 16,504 reads 9 comments

  18. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest Updates, Comments, Details on Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Sunday, March 23 Reuters' Staff (via Yahoo! Sports) reports the murder trial surrounding Oscar Pistorius has been extended: The Olympic and Paralympic ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 12 months ago 12,065 reads 0 comments

  19. Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest Details, Quotes and More on Reeva Steenkamp Case

    Updates from Friday, March 14 Day 10 of the trial into Oscar Pistorius ' shooting of Reeva Steenkamp picked up from where things left off on Thursday with Col...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 12 months ago 6,951 reads 4 comments

  20. Oscar Pistorius' Lawyer Barry Roux: Who Is the Man Defending Blade Runner?

    Barry Roux's fierce defence of Oscar Pistorius has thrust the lawyer's name into the spotlight since the start of the trial into the death of Reeva Steenkamp...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 12 months ago 14,550 reads 1 comments

  21. Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Day 1 Delayed by Lack of Interpreter

    The Oscar Pistorius murder trial begins in South Africa today, with the eyes of the world on the famed Paralympian, who stands accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 year ago 10,035 reads 4 comments

  22. Tracking Oscar Pistorius' Murder Trial into the Shooting of Reeva Steenkamp

    Updates from Monday, March 10 The second week of the trial into Oscar Pistorius ' shooting of Reeva Steenkamp commenced on Monday, and the focus was very much on the testimony of pathologist, Professor Gert Saayman ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 1 year ago 12,593 reads 7 comments