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‘Drunk’ Pistorius in nightclub brawl—report

Oscar Pistorius attends court at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine's Day 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Pistroius' lawyer Barry Roux says he has closed his case, and the judge says final arguments will be held in court on Aug. 7 and 8. AP

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 »

Pistorius to start mental evaluation next week

Oscar Pistorius, right, accompanied by his uncle Arnold Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a state institution next week, the judge at his murder trial ruled on Tuesday as she postponed court proceedings until June 30.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius mental health in question

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial debated his mental state Tuesday, as the athlete faced a possible stint in a psychiatric hospital to establish if he has a “general anxiety disorder.”

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Neighbor of Pistorius testifies at murder trial

Oscar Pistorius right, is comforted by his brother, Carl Pistorius, inside court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday May 5, 2014 at the resumption of his murder trial, following a two week break. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

Using witness accounts of a panicked nighttime phone call from Oscar Pistorius begging for help and his desperate pleas for Reeva Steenkamp to stay alive, the defense at his murder trial tried to reinforce its case Monday that the double-amputee Olympian fatally shot his girlfriend in a tragic error of judgment.

Posted: May 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, David Tang, a London-based lawyer working with U.K. firm Stewarts Law and an American firm, speaks during an interview at a hotel room in Beijing. AP

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ruled Wednesday that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume again on May 5.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius account comes under attack by prosecutor

June Steenkamp, left, mother of the late Reeva Steenkamp, listens in the public gallery, as state prosecutor Gerrie Nel questions Oscar Pistorius, in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP)

The prosecutor at Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial on Friday challenged the athlete’s statements that he was worried about crime before he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a closed toilet door in his home.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pistorius trial delayed over legal aide illness

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts who will assist the judge in reaching a verdict is sick, abruptly ending expectations Friday that the double-amputee athlete was about to testify on his fatal shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius trial: Cell phone expert back on stand

Oscar Pistorius, cries in court as he listens to evidence being given in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 24, 2014. AP

The police cell phone expert who accessed messages from Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend saying she was sometimes scared of him is presenting more data in the champion runner’s murder trial.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius: Shooting scene photos are shown

Oscar Pistorius AP FILE PHOTO

Prosecutors at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial are showing photographs from the bloody scene where the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius trial: Toilet door set up in courtroom

Oscar Pistorius hands a note to his defense team as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. AP.

The brown, bullet-marked toilet door through which Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend was set up in the courtroom at the athlete’s murder trial Wednesday, suggesting prosecutors will attempt to recreate his shooting of Reeva Steenkamp a year ago for the judge.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pistorius shot gun out of car and at cafe—friend

In this photo taken Monday March 10, 2014, Oscar Pistorius cries as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. AP

A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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