Oscar Pistorius

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The week in TV: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius; The Diana Interview; His Dark Materials; Industry
A docuseries on Oscar Pistorius shamefully forgets his victim. Plus, the fallout from the BBC’s royal scoop 25 years on

Barbara Ellen

15, Nov, 2020 @9:30 AM

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The Trials of Oscar Pistorius review – what about Reeva Steenkamp?
This docuseries could have asked bigger questions on domestic violence, or the murder of Pistorius’s scarcely mentioned girlfriend. Instead, it is a flawed, fawning hagiography

Lucy Mangan

08, Nov, 2020 @10:45 PM

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Self-pity lies at the heart of abuse | Letters
Like Oscar Pistorius, many male abusers cast themselves as the victim – often with tragic consequences for women

08, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Reeva Steenkamp was murdered. Shame on the BBC for forgetting | Sonia Sodha
Once again, a male perpetrator of violence is painted as terribly misunderstood

Sonia Sodha

01, Nov, 2020 @8:45 AM

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Tom Watson's remarks calling Paddy Power 'dirty' emerge as he takes job
Former MP’s 2014 comments were made about firm taking bets on trial of Oscar Pistorius

Rob Davies

18, Sep, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Oscar Pistorius's family to sue makers of 'grossly misrepresentative' film
Relatives of Paralympian threaten to take legal action over US drama Blade Runner Killer, scheduled for release next month

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

03, Oct, 2017 @1:20 PM

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Can disabled athletes outcompete able-bodied athletes?
No one has won a medal at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games but over long distances, disabled athletes are quicker than their able-bodied counterparts

Christian Yates

07, Sep, 2016 @8:30 PM

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Former Australian Paralympian Don Elgin: ‘Society is getting a bit soft' | Russell Jackson
Paralympians aren’t ‘courageous’, they’re athletes just like their able-bodied counterparts, says the former pentathlete and friend of fallen star Oscar Pistorius

Russell Jackson

04, Sep, 2016 @8:30 PM

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Oscar Pistorius: prosecutors seek longer jail sentence
South Africa’s prosecuting body says it will appeal ‘shockingly too lenient’ sentence for Reeva Steenkamp murder

Mark Tran and agencies

21, Jul, 2016 @11:48 AM

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Oscar Pistorius begins murder term after trial that held mirror to South Africa
Intense, emotional and dramatic case ended with curiously anticlimactic sentencing of former superstar athlete

Jason Burke in Pretoria

06, Jul, 2016 @2:36 PM

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years for Steenkamp murder – live coverage
Judge says ‘substantial and compelling’ reasons why Pistorius should not serve 15-year minimum sentence for murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Claire Phipps

06, Jul, 2016 @11:21 AM

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in jail for Reeva Steenkamp murder
Former South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete sentenced after shooting dead his girlfriend at his home

Jason Burke in Pretoria

06, Jul, 2016 @10:04 AM

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