Athletics

Forensics expert reveals Pistorius shot Steenkamp in quick succession

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Apr 17 : A forensics expert at Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder trial has reportedly revealed that the South African athlete's girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot in quick succession as she fell down.

Pistorius' murder trial postponed until May 5

Oscar PistoriusSydney, Apr. 17 - The judge in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder trial has announced that the proceeds of the case will be postponed following Thursday's hearings until May 5, two days ahead of South Africa's national elections.

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of 'arming himself with sole purpose of killing Reeva'

Oscar PistoriusSydney, Apr 16 - The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has charged the Paralympic sprinter that his 'sole aim' had been to kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year when he fired the shots at his toilet door.

'Desperate' Pistorius made 'textbook mistakes' in witness stand: Experts

Johannesburg, Apr 16 - Law experts have said that Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius did himself more harm than good when he took the witness stand by making 'textbook mistakes' throughout five gruelling days.

Pistorius screamed 'Get the f*** out of my house!' before shooting Steenkamp

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, Apr. 15 - Twenty-seven-year-old Blade Runner athlete Oscar Pistorius is said to have screamed 'Get the f*** out of my house!' before shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a court in Pretoria, South Africa, has been told.

South African newspaper claims Pistorius is a habitual liar

PistoriusNew York, Apr 14  : A leading South African paper has reportedly claimed that the Paralympic runner, who is facing trial for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, had lied to the media twice.

Athletes need to man up: Collins on Powell

Kim-CollinsLondon, April 12  : Veteran St. Kitts and Nevis sprinter Kim Collins believes athletes who test positive for banned substances need to "man up" instead of resorting to excuses.

Prosecution exposes weaknesses in Pistorius' defence

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Apr 12 - The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has exposed some of the weaknesses in the defence of the Paralympic star in a tough interrogation process at the North Gauteng High Court.

Pistorius admits never looked for Reeva before shooting at bathroom door

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, Apr 12 - Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who is testifying in his murder trail at the North Gauteng High Court, admitted that he never looked for Reeva Steenkamp before he rushed to

Pistorius says Reeva used to pray for him regularly

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, Apr 12 - Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who is testifying at the North Gauteng High Court in his murder trial, has revealed that his slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp used to pray for him regularly.

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