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Pistorius in trouble again: Thrown out of club after drunken brawl

Jul 15, 2014

Pistorius in trouble again: Thrown out of club after drunken brawl

Another patron who saw Pistorius at the club told the daily that the athlete was "flat-out drunk". #Sports #World #NewsTracker #South Africa #Athletics #Oscar Pistorius #Johannesburg #Reeva Steenkamp #The Star
Oscar Pistorius defence team closes case in murder trial

Jul 08, 2014

Oscar Pistorius defence team closes case in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius' defence team wrapped up its case in the murder trial of the Olympic and Paralympic athlete on Tuesday and the court adjourned for a month to allow the legal teams to prepare and submit their closing arguments. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #defence team
Oscar Pistorius returns to court as experts rule out mental illness

Jun 30, 2014

Oscar Pistorius returns to court as experts rule out mental illness

"Mr Pistorius did not suffer from a mental illness or defect that would have rendered him criminally not responsible for the offence charged," said state prosecutor Gerrie Nel. #Sports #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa
South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

May 20, 2014

South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

Judge Thokozile Masipa told Pistorius he must report to Pretoria's Weskoppies hospital, one of South Africa's top mental institutions, as an outpatient for up to 30 days, starting on 26 May. #NewsTracker #Shooting #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympic #girlfriend #pistorius #South African Olympic star #death trial #mental tests #psychiatric tests #Pistorius shoots girlfriend

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From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Feb 19, 2013

From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Our own reactions to these events have shown a level of disrespect - for the beliefs of others; for the victim of a crime - and a level of cynicism that is unfortunate, but understandable. We simply don't know how to process genuinely shocking news. #InMyOpinion #Oscar Pistorius #Pope Benedict #Roman catholicism
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 16, 2014

Oscar Pistorius got into fight because he’s in ‘emotional pain’

The Olympian's family called his decision to visit the bar while his trial is on a break an 'ill-considered' move and said he's had trouble coping with the situation. His trail is set to resume in August...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 15, 2014

Oscar Pistorius blames businessman for weekend altercation at club

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation at an upscale nightclub Saturday and later insisted that a businessman accosted him aggressively, according to South African media...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Jul 15, 2014

Oscar Pistorius gets into nightclub altercation

He was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about murder trial, family says...