Oscar Pistorius

South African prosecutors seek longer prison term for Pistorius

South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority is seeking permission to appeal the six-year prison sentence handed to athlete Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, describing it as "shockingly too lenient."

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years for girlfriend's murder

Double-amputee Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his Pretoria home in 2013.

Lawyers clash over Pistorius - crime scene photos to be made public

A South African court on Wednesday heard two different depictions of the athlete Oscar Pistorius, with his defence lawyer describing him as a vulnerable and frightened double-amputee who fired in panic, while the prosecution said he had shot to kill.

Prosecution says Pistorius shot to kill as athlete shows his stumps

A South African court on Wednesday heard two different depictions of the athlete Oscar Pistorius, with his defence lawyer describing him as a vulnerable and frightened double-amputee who fired in panic, while the prosecution said he intended to kill.