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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius says he is consumed with sorrow over Steenkamp’s death

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg I'm consumed by sorrow over shooting: Pistorius South African Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius said yesterday he was consumed with "sorrow" as he marked one year since he shot dead his model girlfriend on Valentine's Day in what he maintains was an accident. The world-famous double amputee, 27, shot Reeva Steenkamp ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius to face two more gun-related charges

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... and that the killing was premeditated. According to local media, the sprint star once fired a shot through the sunroof of his former girlfriend Samantha Taylor's car. He had also allegedly accidentally ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius seeks deal with dead lover’s family

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg South Africa’s Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius has launched a bid to negotiate an out-of-court deal to pay damages to the parents of his lover whom he killed on Valentine’s Day, a local newspaper said on Tuesday. Lawyers for Pistorius, who goes on trial in March on murder charges for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, are mulling ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius to face trial in March over girlfriend’s killing

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria South Africa’s Paralympian sprint star Oscar Pistorius will go on trial in March charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, a magistrate ruled at a packed court hearing on Monday. The 26-year-old double amputee, who looked subdued as he arrived in court in the capital Pretoria, faces a life sentence if found guilty. Pistorius ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius and the model lover who battled to empower women

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the World Championships in 2011. He took silver with South Africa's 4x400m sprint team. The Johannesburg-born runner had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old after being ... It was at the Beijing Paralympics where Pistorius starred, winning all three main sprint events, the 100m, 200m and 400m. Though he failed to retain all three of his titles in London last year, he took gold ...



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