Articles containing the tag ‘athlete
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Aftermath of the Oscar Pistorius Sentencing: Where to from here?

After a period of close to two years following the shooting to death of Reeva Steenkamp by her then boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, the trial has officially come to an end. The athlete was finally sentenced on Tues... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Three Years House Arrest for Oscar Pistorius?

Oscar Pistorius needs to be sentenced to three years house arrest or what is referred to as correctional supervision. This is according to one of the witnesses that have been called in by the defense team in an... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, April 14th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Cross-examination: Nel Keeps the Pressure On

Judge Thokozile Masipa had to be called in several times to rein in the leader of the prosecution in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday. The double amputee is facing a possible life sentence if convi... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial – Guns, Fast Cars and Cricket Bats

The trial of paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, continued into the eight day today. The athlete is being charged with deliberately fatally shooting his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valenti... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Pistorius Fails in Bid to Prevent Additional Charges

The legal team of paralympian Oscar Pistorius was not successful in its attempt to stop the National Prosecuting Authority from piling additional charges on to his charge sheet. Earlier this year, Pistorius sho... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, August 19th, 2013

Pistorius Trial Date Set for 3-20 March 2014

Oscar Pistorius kept his date with the magistrate at Courtroom C of the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Pistorius was greeted by the relentless clicking of media cameras and the usual commotion which s... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Two More Criminal Charges for Oscar Pistorius

The South African police have concluded their investigation into the death of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day. Steenkamp was shot by her popular athlete boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius who claims that at the ti... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, July 27th, 2013

International Paralympic Committee Can Do Without Oscar Pistorius

The president of the International Paralympic Committee, Sir Philip Craven spoke to The Daily Telegraph about any possible contribution that Oscar Pistorius could make to athletics at the moment. Craven thinks ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, June 28th, 2013

Pistorius Back in Training Ahead of Court Appearance

South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius has announced his return to athletics in a statement on his official website on Thursday night. For a long time, Oscar Pistorius was associated with hard work, persever... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Oscar Pistorius Finances Take a Knock

Oscar Pistorius is said to be keeping a close eye on his financial situation. This comes after he was fined almost R 1 million by the South African Revenue Services last week. On the other hand, his legal expen... Read more »