Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have filed court papers opposing a prosecution move to appeal the verdict and sentence in his murder trial.
An application to appeal against Oscar Pistorius’ manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence will be heard in a South African court on December 9, prosecutors say.
South African prosecutors will appeal against the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has written about how she felt when the Blade Runner apologised in court - an apology she was "unmoved" by and which she said put her in "an awkward position".
Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.
The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has said she does “not feel that justice has been done” – but insisted she accepts the sentence imposed by the judge.
Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete during his five-year prison sentence, the International Paralympic Committee has said.
Reeva Steenkamp's mother has said she feels justice has been served after Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail for killing her daughter.
Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead on Valentine’s Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for the negligent killing of Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African courthouse to hear his sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The family of Oscar Pistorius say they will stand by the decorated Paralympian when he arrives in Pretoria for sentencing today for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The bullets fired by Oscar Pistorius from his powerful handgun "ripped" through Reeva Steenkamp's body, the chief prosecutor said at the athlete's sentencing hearing today.
Reeva Steenkamp’s cousin has told Oscar Pistorius’ sentencing hearing that the athlete must “pay for what he’s done” and that she did not believe the sincerity of his courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed.
A cousin of Reeva Steenkamp is testifying for the prosecution at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say they will not pursue a civil claim against Oscar Pistorius for killing their daughter.
Prosecutors are expected to start calling witnesses at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing this morning.
Oscar Pistorius is being portrayed as a "poor victim" ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a prosecutor has said.
Oscar Pistorius is a “broken man” after killing his girlfriend because he lost the woman he loved as well as his reputation, friends, income and sense of self-worth, a psychologist has told his sentencing hearing.
A psychologist is testifying at a sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of culpable homicide for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Athlete Oscar Pistorius is due to return to court today as sentencing begins following his conviction for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again – as long as his running does not go against the ruling of a judge.
The judge in Oscar Pistorius’ trial said today that he cannot be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius will have to wait until tomorrow to learn if he is to be fully cleared over the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
An emotional Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears today as he was found not guilty of the second-degree murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a judge in South Africa.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has rejected the charge of premeditated murder against the athlete.
More than 18 months after he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury home on Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate as a judge delivers her verdict in one of the most closely followed trials of recent times.
The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has announced she will deliver her verdict on September 11.
The chief defence lawyer for Oscar Pistorius is delivering final arguments in his murder trial, alleging the athlete thought he was in danger when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius was an “appalling witness” who repeatedly lied in his testimony in a crude attempt to defend himself against a murder charge over killing his girlfriend, the chief prosecutor at his trial has said.
Final arguments have begun in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, the athlete who fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a toilet cubicle door in his South African home.
The final stage of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will begin this morning.
Oscar Pistorius recently visited a nightclub in South Africa with a cousin and was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, the double-amputee runner’s family have said.
The chief defence lawyer in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius says he has closed his case.
The family of Oscar Pistorius has accused an Australian TV channel of illegally obtaining video footage which shows the athlete moving quickly without his prosthetic legs.
Oscar Pistorius is a “paradox” whose past triumphs as a sprinter contrasted with the daily, severe limitations he endured because of his disability, a physician has told the athlete’s murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius is severely traumatised after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will become an increasing suicide risk unless he continues to get mental health care, the judge overseeing his murder trial has heard.
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is focusing on the screams that neighbours say they heard on the night the athlete killed his girlfriend.
Experts have decided Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental health problem when he killed his girlfriend.
The Oscar Pistorius trial will resume this morning after the athlete underwent a month-long mental health evaluation.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a government psychiatric hospital to begin the period of mental evaluation as ordered by the judge at his murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a state institution next Monday, a South African judge has ruled.
The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ordered the athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning the trial proceedings will be delayed.
A psychiatrist called by Oscar Pistorius’ defence team at his murder trial has told the court that she believes the double-amputee athlete has an “anxiety disorder”.
A ballistics expert has told the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that his analysis of the scene where the Olympic athlete shot Reeva Steenkamp differs from the reconstruction of the shooting by police investigators.
A social worker and probation officer who visited Oscar Pistorius in a police cell the day after he shot dead Reeva Steenkamp has given evidence at the athlete’s murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius’s lawyer has called an anaesthetist to testify at the runner’s murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius has been accused of making a “sinister” comment to a woman at his murder trial when it adjourned for the day.
The closest neighbour to Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial he introduced Reeva Steenkamp to him as his fiancee.
The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has resumed after a two-week break, with the defence calling its fourth witness in a bid to bolster the double-amputee athlete's case that he killed his girlfriend by mistake.
The prosecutor at the murder trial of double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius is continuing his cross-examination of one of the defence’s forensic experts.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after tomorrow and resume on May 5.
The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ended his cross-examination after challenging the athlete for five days of evidence about how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene, exhaustively listing alleged inconsistencies in the athlete’s account of the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.
A judge has temporarily adjourned the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius after the athlete started to sob while testifying about the moments before he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year.
The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has said she does not care whether her daughter's killer Oscar Pistorius walks free from his murder trial - but admits she cannot take her eyes from him as he sits in the courtroom.
Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while giving evidence at his murder trial as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her.
Oscar Pistorius told his murder trial today that girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died in his arms after he shot her in his home.
Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while giving evidence at his murder trial, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said he first realised he had shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet door in his home last year.
Oscar Pistorius has described what he said were the terror-filled moments before he shot dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.