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South Africa's Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius has launched an attempt to negotiate an out-of-court deal to pay damages to the parents of his lover whom he killed on Valentine's Day, a local newspaper said on Tuesday.
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius told a friend to take the blame for him accidentally firing a pistol under the table in a packed Johannesburg restaurant in January 2013.
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty on Monday to killing his girlfriend as his trial opened with a witness testifying she heard "bloodcurdling" screams on the night the woman died.
Fallen South African athletic star Oscar Pistorius will rely on a hand-picked team of forensic experts when he mounts his defense against murder charges at a trial beginning on Monday.
The mother of the woman Oscar Pistorius shot to death arrived at the Pretoria courthouse to watch the opening of his murder trial, after saying that she wants to look him in the eyes when he comes into the courtroom.
Oscar Pistorius has been indicted on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympian's girlfriend on Valentine's Day.
Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A South African judge on Tuesday postponed until August 19 the murder trial of global athletics star Oscar Pistorius, who has been charged with shooting dead his girlfriend.
Paralympian sprint star Oscar Pistorius is considering resuming training following the easing of the stringent bail terms imposed after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend, his manager said on Thursday.
South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, charged with murdering his girlfriend, faces at least four random tests for drugs and alcohol in coming months to ensure he is complying with bail terms, an official said on Monday.
South Africa's Olympic "Blade Runner" and murder suspect Oscar Pistorius spent his first day out on bail with his family on Saturday as the mother of Reeva Steenkamp, the model girlfriend he is accused of murdering, cut a bitter figure.
Oscar Pistorius walked out of court on Friday - free at least for now - after a South African magistrate released him on bail, capping four days of often startling testimony that foreshadowed a dramatic trial in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend.