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Oscar Pistorius

'Blade Runner' Calls In Forensic Experts From U.S.

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers are working with a team of American forensic specialists to help prepare the double-amputee Olympian's d...

Blade Runner Trial: A Closer Look At Witnesses Expected To Testify

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius' character, his temper and his use of guns are expected to be examined in his murder trial for the killing of girlfrie...

Lawyer: Pistorius, Steenkamp Family Reps 'Talking'

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp's parents said Tuesday. The c...

Oscar Pistorius Indicted For Murder

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.18.2013 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa — A woman screamed and then there was silence, according to South African prosecutors pressing a premeditated murder case...

What Happens Next In 'Blade Runner' Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.18.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius is due to re-appear in a South African court on Monday to face charges of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp...

Prosecutor: Pistorius Will Go On Trial In Early 2014

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014...

Police: Blade Runner Investgation Complete

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- A South African police spokesman says Oscar Pistorius will be served with an indictment now that police have completed an investigatio...

Pistorius 'Overcome With Emotion' In Return To Track

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — A bearded and much skinnier Oscar Pistorius was "overcome with emotion" as he pulled on his carbon fiber running blades for his f...

Oscar Pistorius Hearing Postponed

AP | By GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius stood for his entire 15-minute court hearing Tuesday, staring straight ahead, hands clasped in front o...

Pistorius To Appear In Court

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- The world will likely only be given a 10-minute snapshot of Oscar Pistorius at a hearing Tuesday ahead of his murder trial, a fleeting...

A Recap Of The Oscar Pistorius Case

AP | By GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A recap of the key elements in the Oscar Pistorius case as the double-amputee Olympian returns to court Tuesday for a hearing ah...

Pistorius Forced Out Of Hiding

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius will be back in the glare of public scrutiny for the first time in months when he appears at a court hearing Tues...

Pistorius' Family 'Shake' By Graphic Photos

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' family is "shaken" by the "graphic" leaked images broadcast by a British television station that purport to sho...

Prosecutors: Pistorius Investigation Isn't Over Yet

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The police investigation into Oscar Pistorius' killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day won't be completed until August, pro...

Pistorius' Brother Acquitted

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- One Pistorius brother is free of charges – acquitted Tuesday of culpable homicide in the death of a woman in a road accident. Th...

The Alleged Killing of Reeva and the Cult of Celebrity Sports

Tony Mckenna | Posted 06.18.2013 | Media
Tony Mckenna

While the decision to allow Oscar Pistorius to go about business as usual is shocking and outrageous, it's also fascinating because it provides us with almost naturalistic footage of the way prestige and money eat into the justice system

South African Police Took Cellphone Pictures Of Pistorius

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa — Even police officers clamored to get photos of Oscar Pistorius on their cellphones after the famed Olympic athlete ...

Inside The Weird Online World Of Oscar Pistorius' Female Fan Club

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

The family of murder accused Oscar Pistorius have released a statement bemoaning the tone of social media comments about the case. Part of the fam...

'Blade Runner' Returns To Track

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius has been running on his blades again and his return to regular training is imminent, his agent says. It is the firs...

Agent: Pistorius Is 'Keen To Get Back On Track'

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius wants to train again and recently went back to visit his regular track in South Africa's capital, the double-ampu...

Judge Eases Pistorius Bail Conditions

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

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 ag...

Oscar Pistorius' Lawyers Appeal Bail Restrictions

AP | By GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could compete at this year's world championships after a South African judge eased his bail restrictio...

Oscar Pistorius' Brother On Trial

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports

VANDERBIJLPARK, South Africa -- The brother of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius went on trial in a South African court Wednesday for the death o...

Pistorius Brothers Both Have Looming Court Dates

AP | By GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' appeal against his bail conditions will be heard on the same day his older brother Carl is due in another South...

State of Emergency: The War on Women's Bodies

Gillian Schutte | Posted 05.02.2013 | World
Gillian Schutte

In South Africa the war on women is nothing less than a national calamity as women and children have become victims of a current crisis of masculinity. Whether it is centered on white paranoia, privileged entitlement or economic desperation, the rage is turned onto women.