# oscar-pistorius - Yesterday’s News
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.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 17 October, 2014
He will be sentenced on Tuesday.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.
Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 October, 2014
A prison official recommended that the athlete be made clean a museum for 16 hours a month for the next three years.
He’s back in court for pre-sentencing arguments after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 19 September, 2014
June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.
# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 13 September, 2014
“This verdict is not justice for Reeva. I just want the truth”.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 12 September, 2014
Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.
Meanwhile, Ulster, Munster and Connacht are in Pro12 action tonight, there are FAI Cup quarter-finals and a former Allstar has retired from intercounty football.
The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.
The athlete will find out today if he will be found guilty of culpable negligence or acquitted.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 11 September, 2014
But the 27-year-old athlete could still be guilty of culpable homicide.
There are three possible verdicts.
# oscar-pistorius - Friday 8 August, 2014
Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.
Closing arguments were completed today.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 7 August, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…
The closing arguments are expected to last two days.
It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 2 August, 2014
Carl Pistorius was acquitted last year of culpable homicide and reckless driving.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…
The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 7 July, 2014
The dramatic video shows Pistorius walking on his stumps, screaming and crying for help.
# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 30 June, 2014
The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.
# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa said a “proper inquiry” was required.
# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 12 May, 2014
The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.
# oscar-pistorius - Monday 5 May, 2014
The murder trial resumed in South Africa this morning.
The proceedings took a break for the past two weeks.
# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 26 April, 2014
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