A British political candidate is facing some serious backlash after he dressed up as former Olympian Oscar Pistorius, sporting a fake gun and fake blood. Pistorius was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
BBC Sport's Dan Roan takes a look at the career and personality of the six-time Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius.
David Cameron is facing calls from Labour to discipline a local council candidate after they dressed as Oscar Pistorius for a costume party. Gregg Peers – who is standing for the Conservatives… Continue reading The post Revealed: Labour candidate’s joke about Oscar Pistorius shooting appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Oscar Pistorius may be eligible for release from prison by August. He would finish his sentence on home detention. The timing is significant because it is unlikely the appeals court will have heard the state's appeal by then. The National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
If anyone has been wondering what’s happening with the former South African Olympic hero, Oscar Pistorius, wonder no more. Pistorius is not a happy boy and is living in fear of being poisoned. Convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva...Show More Summary
Some five months after he was convicted of culpable homicide, Oscar Pistorius is seeking to block prosecutors from asking for a more severe punishment.
As the second anniversary of the crime that rocked Oscar Pistorius' life and led to the death of model-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp approaches, South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) announced that it will review and appeal the court's "culpable homicide" or manslaughter conviction.
Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the acquittal on murder charges of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. The South African judge said that she was allowing the state's appeal to clarify the application...Show More Summary
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled the state can appeal her judgment of culpable homicide and dismissal of the murder charge against Pistorius. She ruled that she can't say it's a remote possibility that the appeals court might... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Good afternoon: Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled today that the prosecution can appeal her decision finding Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder. The Guardian reports, Judge Thokozile Masipa said she was satisfied that prosecutor Gerrie Nel had raised “questions of law” that another court could interpret differently when considering the Paralympian’s intentions in shooting dead his [...]
Judge Thokozile Masipa has delayed her ruling until Wednesday on whether the prosecutors can appeal against what they call the "shockingly light" sentence passed on Oscar Pistorius. The Olympian was charged with murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius may yet face a murder conviction after South African prosecutors Wednesday were given permission by the trial judge to appeal her acquittal of the Olympic athlete on the charge.
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South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court,...Show More Summary
Prosecutors who say that Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence is "shockingly light" are getting a chance to appeal his conviction
Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius isn't out of the woods. On Wednesday, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that prosecutors in Pretoria can appeal his relatively light culpable homicide (manslaughter) conviction to the Supreme Court of Appeal. Show More Summary
South African prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled today. Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court, saying she was satisfied that chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel had raised "questions of law" that should be reviewed by the...
Prosecutor pushing for appeal of judge's ruling that double-amputee track star committed manslaughter, not murder
South African prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, told High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa Tuesday that the sentence she imposed was a “shockingly inappropriate” penalty on double amputee Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
A South African prosecutor on Tuesday argued in court for an appeal in the case against Oscar Pistorius, who was acquitted of murder for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel outlined his objections to the verdict...Show More Summary