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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 21 February, 2013

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius's uncle says the athlete is in 'extreme shock'
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VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius's uncle says the athlete is in 'extreme shock'

Feb 21st 2013, 11:52 AM 4,700 Views 10 Comments

Arnold Pistorius gave insights into how the 26-year-old athlete is behaving in the wake of the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius back in court as lead detective faces attempted murder charges
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Pistorius back in court as lead detective faces attempted murder charges

Feb 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 9,698 Views 31 Comments

Charges against the detective has been withdrawn and Botha said he thought their reinstatement was linked to his work on this case.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

PICTURES: Oscar Pistorius in court
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PICTURES: Oscar Pistorius in court

Feb 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 12,040 Views 19 Comments

Photographers were briefly allowed to work inside the courtroom today.

Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned until tomorrow
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Oscar Pistorius bail hearing adjourned until tomorrow

Feb 20th 2013, 12:49 PM 7,382 Views 5 Comments

Today’s hearing threw up many questions: was there testosterone in the house? Did Pistorius call paramedics? Was there a fight between the victim and the defendant? Why was he previously arrested?

Front Pages: South Africa's papers report Pistorius case
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Front Pages: South Africa's papers report Pistorius case

Feb 20th 2013, 9:44 AM 8,562 Views 16 Comments

As there are no trial juries in South Africa, papers are not fearful of prejudicing proceedings.

Reeva Steenkamp death: Pistorius back in court for day two of bail hearing
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Reeva Steenkamp death: Pistorius back in court for day two of bail hearing

Feb 20th 2013, 7:38 AM 5,289 Views 18 Comments

The South African athlete faces an uphill task to be granted bail while he awaits trial for the murder of his girlfriend last Thursday.

Sponsors Nike, Oakley sever ties to Oscar Pistorius
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Sponsors Nike, Oakley sever ties to Oscar Pistorius

Feb 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,360 Views 13 Comments

“Nike has no plans for Oscar Pistorius in upcoming campaigns,” a spokesman said last night.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius: 'I tried to save Reeva. She died in my arms'
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Oscar Pistorius: 'I tried to save Reeva. She died in my arms'

Feb 19th 2013, 1:46 PM 20,761 Views 72 Comments

The court has adjourned the athlete’s bail hearing until 9am (South African time) tomorrow.

Reeva Steenkamp case: BBC sorry for playing shooting song after Oscar Pistorius bulletin
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Reeva Steenkamp case: BBC sorry for playing shooting song after Oscar Pistorius bulletin

Feb 19th 2013, 1:40 PM 10,223 Views 0 Comments

The bulletin on the digital station Radio 6 Music was followed by the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s version of “Hey Joe”.

Oscar Pistorius to face pre-meditated murder charge
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Oscar Pistorius to face pre-meditated murder charge

Feb 19th 2013, 10:42 AM 5,097 Views 14 Comments

The Paralympic champion stands accused of the pre-meditated murder of 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp.

Family members break down after funeral of Reeva Steenkamp
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Family members break down after funeral of Reeva Steenkamp

Feb 19th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,950 Views 2 Comments

The model was remembered in an intimate, private ceremony this morning.

Pistorius emotional during bail hearing as Reeva Steenkamp laid to rest
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Pistorius emotional during bail hearing as Reeva Steenkamp laid to rest

Feb 19th 2013, 7:46 AM 10,196 Views 11 Comments

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius is attending a bail hearing in South Africa today.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 18 February, 2013

Reeva Steenkamp case: Steroids found at Oscar Pistorius home -- reports
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Reeva Steenkamp case: Steroids found at Oscar Pistorius home -- reports

Feb 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 25,679 Views 0 Comments

The South African athlete is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.

'Why did he do this?' --  Reeva Steenkamp's mother demands answers from Oscar Pistorius
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'Why did he do this?' -- Reeva Steenkamp's mother demands answers from Oscar Pistorius

Feb 18th 2013, 3:00 PM 38,660 Views 0 Comments

“In the blink of an eye and a single breath, the most beautiful person who ever lived is no longer here.”

Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge
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Pistorius cancels all future races as he prepares to face murder charge

Feb 18th 2013, 9:56 AM 55,344 Views 45 Comments

Victim Reeva Steenkamp’s funeral will take place tomorrow, the same day as Pistorius faces a bail hearing. He is charged with her murder.

# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Bloodied cricket bat found at Pistorius home: report
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Bloodied cricket bat found at Pistorius home: report

Feb 17th 2013, 4:42 PM 87,725 Views 0 Comments

A South African newspaper has quoted police sources it says are close to the investigation.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle
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Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle

Feb 16th 2013, 4:41 PM 13,300 Views 31 Comments

The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.

Reeva Steenkamp's reality show to go ahead
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Reeva Steenkamp's reality show to go ahead

Feb 16th 2013, 11:53 AM 21,761 Views 16 Comments

The producers of the show said this week’s episode will be dedicated to the model’s memory.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 15 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as bail hearing postponed
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Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court as bail hearing postponed

Feb 15th 2013, 10:16 AM 28,609 Views 56 Comments

Prosecutors will be pursuing a pre-meditated murder charge.

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face girlfriend murder charges
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Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face girlfriend murder charges

Feb 15th 2013, 7:58 AM 12,774 Views 22 Comments

The amputee athlete faces charges of shooting his girlfriend dead at his home in Pretoria, South Africa early yesterday morning.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Oscar Pistorius to spend night in jail
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Oscar Pistorius to spend night in jail

Feb 14th 2013, 1:16 PM 24,094 Views 56 Comments

The 26-year-old athlete will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court in connection with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'
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Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'

Feb 14th 2013, 12:16 PM 10,818 Views 15 Comments

The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.

South Africa police say Pistorius will not get special treatment
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South Africa police say Pistorius will not get special treatment

Feb 14th 2013, 12:16 PM 19,103 Views 29 Comments

Police will oppose the athlete’s bail application as it dismisses reports that the victim was mistaken for a burglar.

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
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UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Feb 14th 2013, 10:20 AM 49,132 Views 121 Comments

A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 31 December, 2012

Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics
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Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics

Dec 31st 2012, 9:28 PM 33,732 Views 7 Comments

Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.

# oscar-pistorius - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Nothing to see here -- just Oscar Pistorius racing against a horse
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Nothing to see here -- just Oscar Pistorius racing against a horse

Dec 16th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,401 Views 5 Comments

The race was held as part of the “Definitely Able” campaign which highlights people who have overcome disability to achieve their dreams.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 7 September, 2012

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double
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Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double

Sep 7th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,646 Views 4 Comments

We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 6 September, 2012

VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown
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VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown

Sep 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,403 Views 1 Comment

The Briton was in imperious 100 metre form tonight.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC
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Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC

Sep 5th 2012, 3:25 PM 559 Views 1 Comment

The Games’ governing body has found no grounds for the sprinter’s complaint following his 200 metre defeat by Alan Oliveira.

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold
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Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

Sep 5th 2012, 10:02 AM 598 Views 1 Comment

The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.

Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland
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Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland

Sep 5th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,341 Views 4 Comments

Sean Baldwin is among the Irish athletes competing on Day Seven of the Paralympics.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six
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Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six

Sep 4th 2012, 11:35 PM 3,595 Views 4 Comments

It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 3 September, 2012

Contrite: Pistorius apologises for ‘timing’ of prosthetic complaint
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Contrite: Pistorius apologises for ‘timing’ of prosthetic complaint

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:42 AM 1,160 Views 0 Comments

The South African sprinter complained that Alan Oliveira’s legs were ‘unbelievably long’ after the Brazilan beat him in last night’s 200m final.

Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎
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Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:52 AM 973 Views 0 Comments

The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Paralympic breakfast: Get ready for Oscar Pistorius
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Paralympic breakfast: Get ready for Oscar Pistorius

Sep 1st 2012, 7:20 AM 5,568 Views 5 Comments

The South African athlete gets his Paralympic campaign underway, while Jason Smyth is in action again tonight.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Science corner: how the prosthetic 'blades' of Paralympic athletes work
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Science corner: how the prosthetic 'blades' of Paralympic athletes work

Aug 29th 2012, 6:50 PM 3,266 Views 0 Comments

The guys at LiveScience have been taking a closer look at the prosthetics worn by South African ‘blade runner’ Oscar Pistorius and others.