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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone

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

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 26 August, 2016

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Oscar Pistorius rushed to hospital after suffering injuries in prison

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

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 'He will live in the knowledge that he killed Reeva and also destroyed his own life' Running On Empty

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

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

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Oscar Pistorius walks around courtroom without prosthetics during sentencing hearing

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

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 June, 2016

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The42 Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat Fresh Claim

Pistorius family condemn claim he beat Reeva Steenkamp with cricket bat

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

# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 21 February, 2016

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 11 January, 2016

Oscar Pistorius is not giving up on avoiding jail for murder

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

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction

His case has been postponed until April 2016.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 3 December, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland shoot up the rankings, McGregor on Kimmel and today's sport Thursday

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

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

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

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

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius cell shown to journalists in official prison tour

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

# 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

From The42 These are 14 of this year's best sports books. How many have you read? Shopping List

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.

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