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Pistorius trial concludes, verdict set for Sept 11

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A verdict in the high profile murder trial of sports star Oscar Pistorius has been set for September 11, after lawyers on Friday wrapped up five months of drama-filled proceedings.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Prosecutor: Lying Pistorius has lost this race

Oscar Pistorius checks his mobile phone in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, after a ruling was read out by Judge Thokozile Masipa that he would undergo psychiatric evaluation. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

In closing arguments in a murder trial that has riveted South Africa and many around the world, the chief prosecutor said Thursday that Olympian Oscar Pistorius dropped “the baton of truth” and produced a succession of lies to save himself from a conviction for shooting to death his girlfriend.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

‘Drunk’ Pistorius in nightclub brawl—report

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South Africa’s Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius was thrown out of a nightclub over the weekend after being involved in a drunken brawl, the Star newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing witnesses.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius a suicide risk, court told

Oscar Pistorius is greeted by his sister Aimee Pistorius in court in Pretoria, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Pistorius' trial continues with evidence being heard from his agent testifying being ied at the double-amputee runner's murder trial surrounding the death of his girlfrien Reeva Steenkamp. AP

Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius, on trial over the killing of his girlfriend, is suffering from post-traumatic stress and is a suicide risk, a South African court heard Wednesday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

Oscar Pistorius checks his mobile phone in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, after a ruling was read out by Judge Thokozile Masipa that he would undergo psychiatric evaluation. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a psychiatric hospital in South Africa to begin the period of mental evaluation he was ordered to undergo by the judge at his murder trial.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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