Lawyers for convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, have come up with a bold plan to save the Olympian from a lengthy prison term. They are arguing that in normal circumstances a person’s whole body is sentenced and then they are entitled to remission and consequently only serve part of the sentence. [read...]
An athlete has today been banned from competing in the Paralympic Games after medical experts became suspicious of his claim to have two artificial legs when photographic evidence showed he still had two legs of his own. [read...]
After the landmark ruling by Judge Thokozile Masipa that the killing of Reeva Steenkamp cannot be declared ‘murder’, the International Olympic Committee is considering proposals to introduce new sports to the next Games. [read...]
The National Rifle Association has issued a statement criticising Reeva Steenkamp for not carrying a loaded handgun with her into the toilet before being fatally shot by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius. NRA executive vice-president Wayne LaPierre said that he never takes off his gun belt. [read...]
In a dramatic legal twist today the trial of Oscar Pistorius was halted after the whole proceedings were judged to be ‘frankly taking the piss’.
The case was halted after Pistorius rather over-did the ‘Parker off Thunderbirds’ [read...]