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Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

Oct 28, 2014

Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

The families of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius and the woman he killed have accepted the decision by South African prosecutors to press for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for the athlete. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Arnold Pistorius #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

Oct 27, 2014

South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
Oscar grand ceremony is mostly filled with losers Neil Patrick Harris

Oct 25, 2014

Oscar grand ceremony is mostly filled with losers Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris, who has been roped in to host Oscars 2015, has revealed that the grand ceremony is mostly filled with losers. #Hollywood #TheySaidIt #Neil Patrick Harris #Entertainment #Academy Awards #Oscar #How I Met Your Mother #NPH #Oscars 2015
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

Oct 24, 2014

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

The reaction to Pistorius' five-year sentence - likely to mean just 10 months in jail - was swift and overwhelmingly critical, suggesting most people in a society plagued by violent crime do not share Masipa's views. #OnOurMind #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp
Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Oct 22, 2014

Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. #Oscar Pistorius #SportsTracker #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp

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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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