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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Today’s News


# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early

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

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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

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

Parole board meeting today to reconsider Oscar Pistorius’ release

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

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 24 August, 2015

“He killed her. He admits he killed her.” – Reeva Steenkamp’s parents in face of Pistorius release

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

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

South African minister seeking legal advice on Oscar Pistorius release

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.

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 8 June, 2015

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 17 May, 2015

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

Oscar Pistorius could be out of jail in the summer.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 13 March, 2015

Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius

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

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Manslaughter charge for Oscar Pistorius could be upgraded to murder

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

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 10 November, 2014

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 27 October, 2014

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

The next step is to file papers in court

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

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

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

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

From The42 Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016 Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

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

Oscar Pistorius ‘could be out of jail in 10 months’

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

Prosecutor says Pistorius should spend at least 10 years behind bars

He will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp’s killing “ruined our whole family”

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp’s family rejected “blood money” from Pistorius

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced

Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 October, 2014

Community service suggested for ‘broken man’ Oscar Pistorius

A prison official recommended that the athlete be made clean a museum for 16 hours a month for the next three years.

Pistorius could get 15 years in one of South Africa’s brutal prisons or dodge jail altogether

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

Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish “insider” book on Pistorius trial

June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius verdict is not justice, says Reeva Steenkamp’s family

“This verdict is not justice for Reeva. I just want the truth”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend starts…

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 12 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy’s tee shot pocketed and today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy’s tee shot pocketed and today’s sport

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.

Here’s how long Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence could be

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict

The athlete will find out today if he will be found guilty of culpable negligence or acquitted.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder

But the 27-year-old athlete could still be guilty of culpable homicide.

It’s D-Day for Oscar Pistorius. Here’s how the verdict will play out:

There are three possible verdicts.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

The verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial will be delivered on 11 September

Closing arguments were completed today.

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