Oscar Pistorius

Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa on Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius to be indicted, trial in early 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In a […]


Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius allowed to leave South Africa with conditions

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius can leave South Africa to compete in international track meets, a judge ruled on Thursday as he upheld the Olympic athlete’s appeal against some of his bail restrictions.


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Nike’s Tiger Woods ad draws critics

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, “Winning takes care of everything.”


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Gun comments split family of Oscar Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The family of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with murdering his girlfriend, is feuding publicly about whether guns are a necessary protection against crime in South Africa.


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Pistorius’ brother facing culpable homicide charge

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The brother of Olympic star Oscar Pistorius is facing a culpable homicide charge for a 2008 road death, compounding problems for the family after the double-amputee runner was charged with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend.


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Pistorius says no intentions to kill girlfriend

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius says he shot his girlfriend to death by mistake, thinking she was a robber. Click to listen to an interview with a reporter in South Africa.


Oscar Pistorius of South Africa (AP Photo)

Pistorius shooting: Family denies charges; Steenkamp’s show airs

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The family of Oscar Pistorius is denying charges that the Olympic runner murdered his girlfriend.


Oscar Pistorius of South Africa (AP Photo)

Weeping Pistorius faces life in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius wept in court as prosecutors said they’ll charge him of premeditated murder for killing his model girlfriend. The man who once inspired the world could spend the rest of his life in prison.


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News of Pistorius leaves many in disbelief

LONDON (AP) — Out in the small Italian town of Gemona, among many places around the world, the arrest of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges was hard to believe.


Pistorius wins gold in 400 relay

LONDON (AP) – Oscar Pistorius captured his first gold medal of the London Paralympics, helping South Africa win the 400-meter relay in a world-record time at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. The double amputee, known […]


Paralympics: Pistorius shifts focus from 100 race

LONDON (AP) – After his trailblazing Olympic debut, double-amputee Oscar Pistorius is downplaying his chances of dominating at the Paralympics. The “Blade Runner” said Tuesday that he could struggle to defend his Paralympic title in […]


Different shoes

(AP) – Oscar Pistorius had both legs amputated as a baby, and he credits his mother for his incredible success since then. “My mother said to us in the morning : ‘Carl (this is my […]




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