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South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend
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South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

Apr 10th 2018, 8:26 AM 12,501 Views 20 Comments

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone
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Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone

Dec 12th 2017, 9:37 AM 43,629 Views 28 Comments

The former Paralympic champion is serving a 13-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius
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South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius

Aug 26th 2016, 11:18 AM 9,710 Views 28 Comments

State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.

Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison
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Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison

Aug 7th 2016, 10:03 AM 48,524 Views 45 Comments

Local media is reporting that the double-amputee Paralympian tried to injure himself but the prison says he fell out of bed.

'He will live in the knowledge that he killed Reeva and also destroyed his own life'
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'He will live in the knowledge that he killed Reeva and also destroyed his own life'

Jul 6th 2016, 3:32 PM 51,806 Views 34 Comments

John Carlin spent a year-and-a-half meticulously studying Oscar Pistorius, his family and confidantes.

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison
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Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison

Jul 6th 2016, 11:53 AM 26,487 Views 18 Comments

The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Jul 6th 2016, 9:35 AM 72,115 Views 91 Comments

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

Reeva wouldn't want me to waste my life behind bars, Oscar Pistorius says
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Reeva wouldn't want me to waste my life behind bars, Oscar Pistorius says

Jun 23rd 2016, 2:50 PM 23,762 Views 67 Comments

In his first TV interview, the convicted murderer says he doesn’t want to go back to jail.

Oscar Pistorius walks around courtroom without prosthetics during sentencing hearing
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Oscar Pistorius walks around courtroom without prosthetics during sentencing hearing

Jun 15th 2016, 2:16 PM 38,928 Views 44 Comments

The former athlete is due to be sentenced for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Friday.

"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea
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"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea

Jun 14th 2016, 1:14 PM 11,145 Views 23 Comments

The Paralympic athlete killed Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.

No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'
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No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'

Jun 13th 2016, 4:29 PM 13,659 Views 19 Comments

The hearing to decide what sentence the 29-year-old should serve for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp is set to last a week.

Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat
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Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat

Apr 22nd 2016, 5:15 PM 5,877 Views 6 Comments

‘This is yet another attention-seeking, money making exercise,’ claim the sprinter’s family.

'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on
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'I just miss her every day': Mother of Reeva Steenkamp speaks of heartbreak three years on

Feb 21st 2016, 12:47 PM 23,632 Views 35 Comments

June Steenkamp described her daughter as a “perfect child”.

Oscar Pistorius is not giving up on avoiding jail for murder
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Oscar Pistorius is not giving up on avoiding jail for murder

Jan 11th 2016, 4:05 PM 10,654 Views 13 Comments

He’s appealing his murder conviction, but even if he fails he mightn’t be sentence to prison.

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction
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Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction

Dec 8th 2015, 8:49 AM 10,752 Views 12 Comments

His case has been postponed until April 2016.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland shoot up the rankings, McGregor on Kimmel and today's sport
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We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland shoot up the rankings, McGregor on Kimmel and today's sport

Dec 3rd 2015, 8:58 PM 18,201 Views 2 Comments

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.

Oscar Pistorius is going back to jail for murder. Here's how justice was finally done
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Oscar Pistorius is going back to jail for murder. Here's how justice was finally done

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:31 PM 33,843 Views 31 Comments

The 29-year-old athlete was found guilty of murder at an appeals court in South Africa today.

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp
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Oscar Pistorius found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Dec 3rd 2015, 8:39 AM 88,079 Views 78 Comments

Oscar Pistorius will go back to jail after appeals court upgrades charge to murder.

Oscar Pistorius cell shown to journalists in official prison tour
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Oscar Pistorius cell shown to journalists in official prison tour

Dec 1st 2015, 1:52 PM 27,618 Views 18 Comments

It comes as a South African appeals court prepares to rule on whether he should be sent back to prison.

Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early
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Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early

Oct 20th 2015, 7:02 AM 10,202 Views 33 Comments

The Paralympian was allowed out of prison in Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage.

A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer
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A 'broke and broken' Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer

Oct 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 29,990 Views 20 Comments

From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.

After one year in jail, Oscar Pistorius will be released on Tuesday
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After one year in jail, Oscar Pistorius will be released on Tuesday

Oct 15th 2015, 1:25 PM 10,145 Views 29 Comments

The paralympian, found guilty of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released later this month.

Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius' release
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Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius' release

Oct 9th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,520 Views 8 Comments

Earlier this week Pistorius’s family accused officials of bowing to “political and media hype” after the star’s release was again delayed.

These are 14 of this year's best sports books. How many have you read?
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These are 14 of this year's best sports books. How many have you read?

Sep 24th 2015, 12:43 PM 8,090 Views 15 Comments

The 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year will be named on 26 November.

"He killed her. He admits he killed her." - Reeva Steenkamp's parents in face of Pistorius release
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"He killed her. He admits he killed her." - Reeva Steenkamp's parents in face of Pistorius release

Aug 24th 2015, 8:32 AM 16,340 Views 14 Comments

Barry and June Steenkamp say Oscar Pistorius killed their daughter tin a fit of rage.

Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now
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Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now

Aug 19th 2015, 10:52 PM 23,992 Views 23 Comments

The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.

South African minister seeking legal advice on Oscar Pistorius release
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South African minister seeking legal advice on Oscar Pistorius release

Aug 18th 2015, 10:59 PM 18,637 Views 36 Comments

Pistorius was jailed last year after being convicted on a manslaughter charge. He’s due for release on Friday.

It's jail Oscar, but not as we know it - Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice
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It's jail Oscar, but not as we know it - Pistorius freedom after 10 months makes a mockery of justice

Aug 13th 2015, 7:30 PM 98 Views 37 Comments

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.

Oscar Pistorius is getting out of prison next week - 10 months into his sentence
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Oscar Pistorius is getting out of prison next week - 10 months into his sentence

Aug 13th 2015, 2:17 PM 24,107 Views 44 Comments

He’s expected to be kept under house arrest with one hour of free time each day.

Anger as Pistorius to be freed on parole after 10 months behind bars
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Anger as Pistorius to be freed on parole after 10 months behind bars

Jun 8th 2015, 5:17 PM 13,737 Views 26 Comments

Reeva Steenkamp’s parents say “incarceration of 10 months for taking a life is simply not enough”.

Reeva Steenkamp's mother says her daughter's life is worth more than 10 months in jail
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Reeva Steenkamp's mother says her daughter's life is worth more than 10 months in jail

May 17th 2015, 2:02 PM 25,534 Views 32 Comments

Oscar Pistorius could be out of jail in the summer.

Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius
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Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius

Mar 13th 2015, 11:59 AM 8,459 Views 0 Comments

The Paralympian had attempted to stop the appeal of his acquittal on murder charges.

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder
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Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

Dec 10th 2014, 9:20 AM 8,449 Views 9 Comments

The prosecution said in court today that the judge had misinterpreted a legal principle.

Mother of Reeva Steenkamp shocked over Paddy Power offering odds on trial
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Mother of Reeva Steenkamp shocked over Paddy Power offering odds on trial

Dec 9th 2014, 8:10 PM 8,831 Views 17 Comments

June said Reeva’s bags were packed to go on the night she was shot.

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month
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Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month

Nov 10th 2014, 8:52 AM 3,892 Views 7 Comments

Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing
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Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

Oct 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 13,253 Views 47 Comments

The next step is to file papers in court

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 21st 2014, 11:18 PM 15,695 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
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Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oct 21st 2014, 11:14 PM 78,524 Views 131 Comments

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius leaves court dock to spend his first night in jail
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Oscar Pistorius leaves court dock to spend his first night in jail

Oct 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 21,910 Views 34 Comments

He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016
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Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Oct 21st 2014, 11:37 AM 14,446 Views 18 Comments

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

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