Oscar Pistorius trial: Forensic expert accused of giving 'irresponsible evidence'

Last updated on: Thursday, 17 April 2014 17:16

Roger Dixon, a former police officer and 'forensic geologist', testified that Oscar Pistorius' murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's wounds show she may have been in a different position than what the prosecution says, when she was shot multiple times through a toilet door by Pistorius.

Usain Bolt confident of breaking his world records

Last updated on: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 20:29

Usain Bolt is currently the fastest to race 100 metres at 9.59 seconds, but the Jamaican believes that he will break his own record.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Judge sets two-week adjournment

Last updated on: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 18:13

Oscar Pistorius is charged with premeditated murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year. He says he shot her by mistake; the prosecution says he killed her intentionally after an argument.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Prosecution tells OIympian he killed Reeva intentionally

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:53

The chief prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ended his cross-examination after challenging the athlete for five days of testimony about how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

Oscar Pistorius faces 'final day' of grilling

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:57

Prosecution has spent five emotion-filled days dragging Oscar Pistorius over the coals, accusing him of lying, tailoring evidence and crying to avoid tough questions.

Prosecutor hammers away as Oscar Pistorius resumes testimony

Last updated on: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:32

It required a "great leap" for Oscar Pistorius to go from believing that he had shot intruders to suspecting that he had opened fire on his girlfriend, says prosecutor Gerrie Nel.

Oscar Pistorius, Reeva Steenkamp 'argued' on night she died

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 20:27

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused Oscar Pistorius of falsifying evidence to support his defence against the charge of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. The prosecutor's relentless questioning has elicited tears and taut replies from Pistorius, who insists he had a loving relationship with Reeva.

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang sets London Marathon record

Last updated on: Sunday, 13 April 2014 18:51

Wilson Kipsang set the new record of two hours, four minutes and 27 seconds. Britain's Mo Farah finished eighth but vowed to make a comeback.

Prosecution claims Oscar Pistorius tailored evidence

Last updated on: Friday, 11 April 2014 17:00

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused Oscar Pistorius of changing his version of events and of not remembering details that could be detrimental to the athlete's case.

Asafa Powell hits out at 'unfair, unjust' doping ban

Last updated on: Friday, 11 April 2014 13:24

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell expressed his disappointment after he was handed an 18-month doping ban.