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Pistorius sentencing: What it means

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How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world’s most recognizable athletes?

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Judge sentences Pistorius to five years in jail

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 file photo, Oscar Pistorius stands following his bail hearing in Pretoria, South Africa. Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, who shot and killed Steenkamp through a toilet cubicle door in his home last year, had earlier been convicted of culpable homicide, or negligent killing. (AP Photo, File)

South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for the killing of his girlfriend last year, as his sensational trial reached a climax.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Videos | Read More »

Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

Oscar Pistorius escorted by police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Following the testimony hearing, Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce Pistorius' sentence on Tuesday after she found him guilty last month of culpable homicide for negligently killing Steenkamp, but acquitted him of murder. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner’s sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius cries in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial. The verdict is expected to take hours and possibly two days to present. She will decide with the help of two legal assessors if Pistorius is guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo/Kim Ludbrook, Pool)

Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, said Judge Thokozile Masipa.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Judge reads conclusions in Pistorius murder trial

Judge Thokozile Masipa. AP

Cleared of murder, Oscar Pistorius on Friday awaited a possible conviction for negligent killing as the South African judge presiding over his murder trial resumed her lengthy explanation of her upcoming verdicts in the killing of his girlfriend.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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