Oscar Pistorius is seeking to appeal his murder conviction for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photograph: Herman Verwey/AFP/Getty Images.

Oscar Pistorius is seeking to appeal his murder conviction for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete’s legal team has asked South Af(...)

Oscar Pistorius: “This case involves a human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions.”

‘This case involves a human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions,” said the judge in South Africa. “A young man overcomes huge physical disabilities t(...)

June Steenkamp (centre) the mother of Reeve Steenkamp, is comforted as appeals court judge Eric Leach delivers his verdict, during the appeals court hearing, in Bloemfontein, South Africa on Thursday.  Photograph: AP

South Africa’s supreme court of appeal has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder, marking another dramatic day in a case that has gripped the world f(...)

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will return to jail after an appeal to his conviction of culpable homicide was dismissed. Photograph: Reuters/Files/Siphiwe Sibeko

Oscar Pistorius has had his conviction of culpable homicide changed to murder for the killing of his girlfriend on Valentine’s day in 2013. A South A(...)

June Steekamp (centre), the late Reeva Steenkamp’s mother is seen prior to the appeal by the state against Pistorius man slighter charges at the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein, South AfricaPhotograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal is considering whether to convict Oscar Pistorius of murder for killing his girlfriend, uphold a lower court’s (...)

Pistorius family spokeswoman Anneliese Burgess speaking to   media outside the home of Oscar Pistorius’s uncle, Arthur, where the athlete is to live under house arrest. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Prison authorities in South Africa have denied that Oscar Pistorius’s early release from prison on Monday evening amounted to the Paralympian receiv(...)

Oscar Pistorius during his trial in Pretoria. Pistorius will be released on parole next week after serving one year of his five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Photograph: Daniel Born/AFP/Getty Images

Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole on October 20th, about a year after he was sentenced to five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenka(...)

The parole hearing of Oscar Pistorius has been postponed, according to his family’s spokeswoman. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/AFP/Getty Images/File Photo

A parole hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail before serving his full five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva St(...)

 South African  athlete Oscar Pistorius in court. File photograph: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

Oscar Pistorius’s family have criticised South African authorities for delays in deciding whether he should be released from jail and moved to house a(...)

“Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius was due to have been released to house arrest in August after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence. Photograph: Reuters

South Africa’s parole review board has delayed the release of Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius from prison, where he is serving a sentence fo(...)