The Early Lead: Oscar Pistorius


Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Oscar Pistorius faces additional gun-related charges

Olympian “Blade Runner” is accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 08/19/2013

Oscar Pistorius indicted for murder, faces March 3 trial

Olympian known as the Blade Runner contends shooting of his girlfriend was an accident.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:24 AM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Oscar Pistorius: "Man. Superman. Gunman." on Time cover

South African athlete, accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, returns to court June 4.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Oscar Pistorius dropped by Nike

Oscar Pistorius dropped by Nike

By Cindy Boren  |  09:43 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Police say testosterone, needles were found (updated)

Bail hearing is extended another day for South African accused of murdering his girlfriend.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Reeva Steenkamp funeral is held as Oscar Pistorius tells of shooting

"Blade Runner" charged with premeditated murder as girlfriend's family mourns her death.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:36 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Bail hearing begins Tuesday; bloody cricket bat eyed as evidence

Prosecutors in South Africa are expected to detail why Olympian should be charged with premeditated murder in death of his girlfriend.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Oscar Pistorius: What's next for athlete accused of murder?

"Blade Runner" is charged with premeditated murder in death of Reeva Steenkamp.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius and other high-profile athletes who faced murder charges

Oscar Pistorius is hardly the first high-profile athlete to face serious criminal charges.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius told of scary incident, love of shooting in New York Times profile

Athlete, charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, said he went to the shooting range "sometimes when I can't sleep."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:18 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Nike ad, 'I am the bullet in the chamber,' taken down

Athlete's website drops "I am the bullet" ad after he was charged in connection with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius murder charge: Who was Reeva Steenkamp?

Girlfriend of Olympic sprinter was an aspiring model, TV reality show contestant.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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