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Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius must face consequences of his deed, prosecutor says as judge weighs verdict

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius wrapped up yesterday with the prosecution making a final call for the South African Paralympian to "face the consequences" of shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Saturday, 9 August, 2014, 3:48am

Pistorius told ‘snowball of lies’, prosecutor claims in closing arguments

South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial yesterday to reject the Olympic and Paralympic track star's defence as "devoid of any truth".

8 Aug 2014 - 4:13am

Pistorius in night club altercation days after his lawyers wrap up defence

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial.

15 Jul 2014 - 7:14pm 2 comments

Defence team wraps up case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

Oscar Pistorius’ defence team wrapped up its case in the murder trial of the Olympic and Paralympic athlete on Tuesday and the court adjourned for a month to allow the legal teams to prepare and submit their closing arguments.

8 Jul 2014 - 5:42pm

Prosecutor questions Pistorius' immobility as re-enactment footage emerges

An Australian television network yesterday defended its decision to air footage showing Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he shot his girlfriend, insisting it was not obtained illegally.

8 Jul 2014 - 12:56am

Experts say they found no signs that Oscar Pistorius was mentally ill

The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius resumed yesterday with experts saying they had found no sign of mental illness after a month of psychiatric tests.

1 Jul 2014 - 3:53am

Pistorius accused of making ‘sinister’ remark to a friend of Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" remark to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom during a break at his murder trial. Pistorius denied the allegation that he said on Tuesday to the close friend of the girlfriend he killed: "How can you sleep at night?"


7 May 2014 - 9:04pm

Pistorius introduced Reeva Steenkamp as fiancée a week before shooting, murder trial told

Oscar Pistorius introduced Reeva Steenkamp as his fiancee just a week before he shot her, a close neighbour of the runner testified in his defence yesterday.

6 May 2014 - 9:47pm

Pistorius murder trial resumes with defence calling fourth witness

Oscar Pistorius murder trial resumed on Monday after a two-week recess, with the defence team calling its fourth witness in an attempt to bolster the double-amputee athlete’s case that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year.

5 May 2014 - 5:40pm

Gerrie Nel's relentless interrogation of Oscar Pistorius symbolic of his career

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.

20 Apr 2014 - 5:39am