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Oscar Pistorius

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.

Tuesday, 8 July, 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

Prosecutor wraps up five-day Pistorius grilling with stark summary

The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ended his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee track star on Tuesday with a stark summary of how he shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.

16 Apr 2014 - 10:50am

Prosecutor tells Pistorius his version of events on night of killing ‘was a lie’

A South African prosecutor accused Oscar Pistorius on Thursday of lying and altering his story when the Olympic and Paralympic athlete described the night he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

11 Apr 2014 - 9:51pm

Prosecutor challenges ‘egotist’ Pistorius in tough day of questioning

The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Thursday accused the Olympic athlete of egotistical behaviour in his relationship with Reeva Steenkamp before he killed her, and described Pistorius’ courtroom apology to his girlfriend’s family as an insincere “spectacle” that ignored the feelings of her relatives.

11 Apr 2014 - 5:09pm