ARTICLES RELATING TO PISTORIUS TRIAL

Oscar hit on Reeva lookalike weeks after shooting

2014-07-20 09:10

Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius has stunned guests at a private party shortly after the Valentine’s Day shooting of his girlfriend when he openly hit on a Reeva Steenkamp lookalike.

Club fight has no bearing on Oscar trial - cop

2014-07-15 15:38

An alleged altercation in a Johannesburg nightclub will have no bearing on Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial, lead detective Vineshkumar Moonoo says.

Oscar regrets having gone clubbing

2014-07-14 23:07
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Oscar Pistorius says he regrets having gone clubbing, after being involved in an altercation at a trendy Sandton club.

Pistorius tweets not in contempt of court - lawyer

2014-07-14 11:00

Murder-accused athlete Oscar Pistorius is not prohibited from making public statements, and his latest tweets are not in contempt of court, a media lawyer says.

Oscar tweets for first time in 5 months

2014-07-13 20:10

Twitter is buzzing after Oscar Pistorius took to the social network sit for the first time since 14 February 2014 - exactly a year after he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius witnesses refused to testify - Roux

2014-07-08 10:05
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Most witnesses refused to testify for the defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial, his lawyer Barry Roux has told the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar team can't consult State psychiatrist - judge

2014-07-07 15:16

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's defence may not consult State psychiatrist Carla Kotze, Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled.

I don't hate Oscar - Reeva's mom

2014-07-07 14:52

Reeva Steenkamp's mother, June, has told a magazine that she has forgiven Oscar Pistorius, and does not hate him.

Physician questioned on Oscar's running

2014-07-07 13:28

Oscar Pistorius's physician has been questioned during cross-examination in the North Gauteng High Court on how the athlete runs on his stumps.

Parents: How did Reeva end up with someone like Oscar?

2014-07-07 11:16
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Reeva Steenkamp's parents have told the Australian television network which broadcast footage of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting their daughter's murder, that they wonder how she ended up with someone like him.

Cherry-picking reports and that reconstructed video

2014-07-07 11:08

CyberShrink says: Derman dribbles, Roux cherry-picks from the strangely unavailable report and a leaked re-construction video of what happened on that night and that strongly contradicts the psychologists' report.

Australian network defends Pistorius footage

2014-07-07 08:35

An Australian television network has defended its decision to air footage showing Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he shot his girlfriend, insisting it was not obtained illegally.

Oscar re-enactment only broadcast in Australia

2014-07-07 07:51

The full video of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the scene of the killing of Reeva Steenkamp has only been broadcast in Australia, according to a report.

Lawyer: Oscar video unlawful, breaches agreement

2014-07-06 17:38

A video of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he shot dead Reeva Steenkamp was intended for trial purposes and its broadcast breached an agreement, his lawyer has said.

Oscar lawyers to take legal action over video

2014-07-05 22:46
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Lawyers for murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius are taking legal action over footage that emerged of him re-enacting the night he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

'Oscar's disability doesn't justify killing'

2014-07-04 14:42
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A physician’s argument that Oscar Pistorius would have more ““exaggerated fight or flight” responses because of his disabilities, thus resulting in him killing Reeva Steenkamp, has been rejected by US disability rights groups, it has been reported.

Oscar's fight or flight reflex questioned

2014-07-03 17:03

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's reaction to perceived danger in his bedroom on the night of 14 February 2013 has been discussed in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, day 37

2014-07-03 08:55
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Get the latest highlights from the 37th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

Judge orders embargo on Oscar psych reports

2014-07-02 16:00

Judge Thokozile Mapisa has granted a court order prohibiting the further media publication about Oscar Pistorius’s psychiatric reports, at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Pistorius agent questioned over travel plans

2014-07-02 11:23

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has cross-examined Oscar Pistorius's agent on arranging documents for his girlfriend to accompany him on international trips.

AS IT HAPPENED: Day 36, Pistorius trial

2014-07-02 09:13
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We bring you the latest details from Oscar Pistorius's 36th day in the North Gauteng High Court where he is facing charges of murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar smirks at Nel's 'calculated' comment

2014-07-01 20:01

Oscar Pistorius smirked when State prosecutor Gerrie Nel said the Paralympian had “calculated reasons” for wanting to take Reeva Steenkamp to an athletics competition.

Agent: I only saw Oscar lose his temper twice

2014-07-01 14:44

Oscar Pistorius's agent has testified that the athlete only lost his temper twice in the eight years he worked with him, describing him as kind and courteous, not aggressive.

 

Reeva's close friend at same club as Oscar

2014-07-16 10:09

Reeva Steenkamp's close friend, Gina Myers, was at the club which Oscar Pistorius visited over the weekend, according to a report.

Pistorius 'was drunk, insulted Zuma family'

2014-07-15 07:46
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A Johannesburg businessman claims Oscar Pistorius was drunk and allegedly insulted President Jacob Zuma's family, leading to an altercation at a nightclub, according to a report.

Back to school at the Oscar trial

2014-07-14 14:51

It's clear Oscar did not suffer from generalised anxiety disorder, and we still don't know if he screams like a woman. CyberShrink analyses the latest in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Feathers fly after Oscar tweets

2014-07-13 22:48
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Feathers are flying in the twittersphere after Oscar Pistorius took to the social network for the first time in 5 months.

Defence closes its case in Pistorius trial

2014-07-08 10:40

Final arguments in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will be heard on 7 August after the defence closed its case in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar's defence expected to close its case

2014-07-08 06:07
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The defence team of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to close its case at the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar's team want to consult State psychiatrist

2014-07-07 14:52

The State has opposed a request by murder accused Oscar Pistorius's defence to consult its psychiatrist.

Nel concludes cross-examining physician

2014-07-07 13:48

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has concluded his cross-examination of University of Cape Town Professor Wayne Derman at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Physician grilled on Pistorius psychological tests

2014-07-07 13:11

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has questioned Oscar Pistorius's physician about whether he is qualified to comment on the athlete's psychological tests.

Judge amends order on Oscar psych report

2014-07-07 11:16

Judge Thokozile Masipa has amended an order preventing the media from reporting on Oscar Pistorius's psychology report, after the media and defence attorneys came to an agreement on the matter.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pistorius trial, Day 38

2014-07-07 08:58
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Get the latest highlights from the 38th day of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

Prosecution hasn't seen Oscar video - NPA

2014-07-07 08:18

The NPA says the prosecution team in the Oscar Pistorius trial, led by Gerrie Nel, has not seen the video of the athlete re-enacting the scene of the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar footage might result in mistrial - expert

2014-07-06 21:02
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The controversial screening of footage of Oscar Pistorius walking on his stumps and appearing to point a firearm during a re-enactment of the night he killed Reeva Steenkamp, could lead to a mistrial, says an expert.

Inside Oscar Pistorius's mind

2014-07-06 15:09

“We had such a bright future and now it is dark.” This is what a broken and lonely Oscar Pistorius told clinical psychologist Melissa Fernihough during his mental evaluation at Pretoria’s Weskoppies Hospital.

Australian TV to air 'secret' Oscar video - report

2014-07-05 19:44

An Australian television company is set to release footage of murder accused Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night shot Reeva Steenkamp, according to reports.

Oscar trial adjourned for the week

2014-07-03 17:03

The murder trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has adjourned in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar prof showed bias - Nel

2014-07-03 17:03

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius's physician has possibly been biased while testifying in the Paralympian's defence in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, the State says.

Team doctor suggested Pistorius roommate move

2014-07-03 13:32

The team doctor at the 2012 London Paralympics has testified that he suggested Arnu Fourie move from the room he shared with Oscar Pistorius because Fourie showed signs of becoming ill.

Pistorius is a paradox, says physician

2014-07-03 12:03

Oscar Pistorius is a "paradox" whose past triumphs as a sprinter contrast sharply with the daily, severe limitations he endures due to his disability, a sports and exercise physician has testified.

Professor to continue testimony in Pistorius trial

2014-07-03 08:09

A sports exercise professor is expected to continue with his testimony in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, after telling the court that the athlete was hyper-vigilant.

Pistorius traumatised, depressed, court hears

2014-07-02 12:15

Oscar Pistorius is suffering from post-traumatic stress and a major depressive order and the chances of suicide will increase unless he continues to get treatment, court has heard.

Pistorius roommate explains moving rooms

2014-07-02 10:48

Paralympian Arnu Fourie has explained why he asked to move rooms at the London Paralympics following questions about the matter in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial.

Nel to continue questioning Oscar's agent

2014-07-02 05:37

The State is expected to continue its cross-examination of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius' agent Petrus van Zyl at the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar trial - key points from day 35

2014-07-01 16:36

An acoustics expert says Oscar Pistorius’s neighbours could have heard a woman screaming the night Reeva Steenkamp was shot, while his manager described the star sprinter being seriously in love with her.

Oscar planned to take Reeva overseas - agent

2014-07-01 12:36
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Oscar Pistorius planned to take his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to two of his athletics meetings in the UK and Brazil, as well as an Andrea Bocelli concert in Italy, his agent has testified.

 
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