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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
How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

Oct 21, 2014

How Oscar Pistorius went from global icon to convicted jailbird

Once the "definition of global inspiration", Pistorius featured on the cover of Time magazine last year with the words "Man, Superman, Gunman". #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Oct 21, 2014

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Pistorius killed Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, shooting her through a closed toilet door in his home. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #murder trial #Gerrie Nel #Judge Masipa
Oscar de la Renta, who dressed Laura Bush to Michelle Obama, dies at 82

Oct 21, 2014

Oscar de la Renta, who dressed Laura Bush to Michelle Obama, dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. #Michelle Obama #Laura Bush #Amal Alamuddin #Oscar De La Renta #New York fashion
Moment of truth Judge expected to announce Pistorius' sentence today

Oct 21, 2014

Moment of truth Judge expected to announce Pistorius' sentence today

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. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Gerrie Nel #Judge Thokozile Masipa

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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