As reported by Deadline, Lifetime has greenlit a TV movie about Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic champion and convicted murderer who became known as the “Blade Runner” because of his advanced prosthetic legs. In 2014, Pistorius was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day… Read more...
Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer, a movie about the famed Paralympic gold medalist sprint runner turned convicted murderer, has been greenlit by Lifetime for a November premiere. Written by Amber Benson and co-produced by ThinkFactory...Show More Summary
South African prosecutors wanted Oscar Pistorius to spend 15 years in jail for the 2013 murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A judge ended up sentencing him in July 2016 to just six, and now state prosecutors are appealing in a quest to make his "shockingly low" sentence less so. Reuters...
Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tues...
Reeva Steenkamp, 29, had been in a relationship with Pistorius for nearly three months when he shot her four times through a locked bathroom door on Valentine’s Day in 2013, mistaking her for an intruder.
Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was discharged from hospital on Friday after being kept in overnight under observation, an official said, after local media reported he was suffering chest pains. "He has been discharged and is back in the facility," Logan Maistry, spokesman for the department of correctional services, told AFP. Show More Summary
Oscar Pistorius—the former Olympian currently in prison for the murder of his girlfriend—was hospitalized Thursday, with prison personnel initially worried he was showing the symptoms of a heart attack, USA Today reports. While South Africa's Correctional Services stated Pistorius was hospitalized with a possible heart condition, a spokesperson...
The double-amputee Olympic runner is serving a six-year term for killing his girlfriend.
Blade-runner Oscar Pistorius was rushed to the hospital this Thursday morning with “chest pains” after the criminal allegedly suffered a heart attack behind bars, RadarOnline.com can report. “We can state that offender Oscar Pistorius was taken to an outside hospital facility this morning for a medical examination, and is expected back in the facility later Read More
Paralympic sprinter and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been sent from prison to the hospital due to chest pains.
Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic runner serving six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, was taken to a South African hospital on Thursday.
Oscar Pistorius was transported from his prison cell to a hospital in South Africa early Thursday morning after reportedly complaining of chest pain -- but officials now say he's okay. The disgraced Olympian is serving time at Atteridgeville…
A decade after Pistorius led track-and-field officials to reconsider rules on the use of artificial limbs, Hunter Woodhall, 18, faces the same gray guidelines.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who oversaw the conviction of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has resigned from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), its spokesman said on Tuesday.
The South African government says convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been moved at his request to a prison that is better able to accommodate disabled offenders. The Department of Correctional … Click to Continue »
Prosecutors in South Africa said Thursday they would launch a new legal push for a tougher sentence for Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was jailed for six years for murdering his girlfriend. The National Prosecution Authority said it will file papers on Friday to seek permission to appeal against the term handed down by a High Court in July. Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, a South African judge dismissed an appeal by prosecutors seeking to lengthen Oscar Pistorius’ prison term. Pistorius, a former Paralympic and Olympic sprinter, received a six-year sentence for manslaughter following the 2013 shooting death of ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Show More Summary
The six-year sentence given to double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, appears as though it will stand.