# oscar-pistorius - Yesterday’s News
The Kilkenny star was so much more than just the most decorated player of his generation.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 26 August, 2016
State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.
# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 7 August, 2016
Local media is reporting that the double-amputee Paralympian tried to injure himself but the prison says he fell out of bed.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
John Carlin spent a year-and-a-half meticulously studying Oscar Pistorius, his family and confidantes.
The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”
The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 23 June, 2016
In his first TV interview, the convicted murderer says he doesn’t want to go back to jail.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
The former athlete is due to be sentenced for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Friday.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
The Paralympic athlete killed Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 June, 2016
The hearing to decide what sentence the 29-year-old should serve for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp is set to last a week.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 22 April, 2016
‘This is yet another attention-seeking, money making exercise,’ claim the sprinter’s family.
# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 21 February, 2016
June Steenkamp described her daughter as a “perfect child”.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 11 January, 2016
He’s appealing his murder conviction, but even if he fails he mightn’t be sentence to prison.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 December, 2015
His case has been postponed until April 2016.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 3 December, 2015
There was good news for the Ireland women’s cricketers too and the first winner of the Setanta Sports Book of the Year prize was announced.
The 29-year-old athlete was found guilty of murder at an appeals court in South Africa today.
Oscar Pistorius will go back to jail after appeals court upgrades charge to murder.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 1 December, 2015
It comes as a South African appeals court prepares to rule on whether he should be sent back to prison.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 20 October, 2015
The Paralympian was allowed out of prison in Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage.
# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 17 October, 2015
From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 15 October, 2015
The paralympian, found guilty of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released later this month.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 9 October, 2015
Earlier this week Pistorius’s family accused officials of bowing to “political and media hype” after the star’s release was again delayed.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 24 September, 2015
The 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year will be named on 26 November.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 24 August, 2015
Barry and June Steenkamp say Oscar Pistorius killed their daughter tin a fit of rage.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
Pistorius was jailed last year after being convicted on a manslaughter charge. He’s due for release on Friday.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 13 August, 2015
It’s jail Oscar, but not as we know it – Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice
The South African sentencing model may be an affront, but we would do well to remember the Irish system is equally flawed, writes criminologist John O’Keeffe.
He’s expected to be kept under house arrest with one hour of free time each day.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 8 June, 2015
Reeva Steenkamp’s parents say “incarceration of 10 months for taking a life is simply not enough”.
# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 17 May, 2015
Oscar Pistorius could be out of jail in the summer.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 13 March, 2015
The Paralympian had attempted to stop the appeal of his acquittal on murder charges.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
June said Reeva’s bags were packed to go on the night she was shot.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 10 November, 2014
Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 27 October, 2014
The next step is to file papers in court
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…
The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.
He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.
Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.
Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail, but could be out in one sixth of that time.
10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend
Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.