Oscar Pistorius http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32782/all en Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday Feb 18 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-wednesday-feb-13 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NBA</p> <p>West is best in All Star game</p> <p>HOUSTON - Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin provided a potent mix of outside shooting and inside dominance to lift the Western Conference to a 143-138 victory over the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday. (NBA-ALLSTAR/ (PIX), moved, by Steve Ginsburg, 400 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p>Yao Ming not sitting around during retirement</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-wednesday-feb-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> African people Afrikaner people Entertainment Europe Feyenoord Geography of Europe Golf Human Interest McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Oscar Pistorius Politics Rotterdam Shootout Sports Sports in the United States Ted Ligety Tessa Worley UEFA Europa League Winning streak Yao Ming Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754690 at http://www.globalpost.com Woman found dead at Pistorius home - S.Africa police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/blank-headline-received <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South African police said on Thursday a woman had been found dead at the Pretoria home of paralympic star Oscar Pistorius.</p> <p>Local radio and online newspaper reports said the woman was understood to be Pistorius' girlfriend and that he may have shot her after mistaking her for an intruder. (Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng; Editing by Ed Cropley)</p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:30:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755264 at http://www.globalpost.com Paralympic star Pistorius shoots girlfriend - S.Africa media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/paralympic-star-pistorius-shoots-girlfriend-safrica-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is being questioned by South African police for shooting his girlfriend, domestic media said on Thursday.</p> <p>Johannesburg's Talk Radio 702 said Pistorius was understood to have shot his girlfriend in the head and arm, although the circumstances surrounding the incident were unclear. He may have mistaken her for a burglar, the radio report said.</p> <p>The Afrikaans-language Beeld newspaper said on its website that Pistorius' girlfriend was dead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/paralympic-star-pistorius-shoots-girlfriend-safrica-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:30:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755267 at http://www.globalpost.com S.Africa police arrest 26-year-old for Pistorius shooting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South African police said on Thursday they had arrested a 26-year-old man after a woman was shot dead at the Pretoria home of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius.</p> <p>"We found a 9 millimetre pistol at the scene. A 26-year-old man was taken into custody," police spokewoman Katlego Mogale told Reuters. She declined to name the suspect or give any further details.</p> <p>Pistorius is 26 years old.</p> <p>(Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng; Editing by Ed Cropley)</p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755269 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-'Blade Runner' Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/update-4-safrica-blade-runner-arrested-after-girlfriend-shot-de <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp</p> <p>* Previous incidents reported at the house</p> <p>* South African cable TV channel pulls Olympian's ads</p> <p>* World of athletics shocked</p> <p>By Tiisetso Motsoeneng</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his girlfriend at his upscale home in Pretoria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/update-4-safrica-blade-runner-arrested-after-girlfriend-shot-de" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Health Human Interest Medical equipment Medicine Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755319 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius to appear in S.African court on Friday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/blank-headline-received-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PRETORIA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic athletics star Oscar Pistorius will appear in court on Friday after being charged with murdering his girlfriend, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority said on Thursday. (Reporting by David Dolan; Editing by Ed Cropley)</p> Afrikaner people Human Interest Oscar Pistorius Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:30:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755382 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius: An adored star with a high-octane private life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-adored-star-high-octane-private-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa's Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, charged with shooting dead his girlfriend Thursday, was publicly adored but has a rocky private life of rash behaviour, beautiful women, guns and fast cars.</p> <p>The dashing and charismatic 26-year-old sprinter became the first double amputee ever to compete at an Olympics in London last year.</p> <p>The global celebrity and champion for disabled sport uses two carbon-fibre running blades, which earned him the epithet "Blade Runner" and "fastest man on no legs".</p> <p>But his playboy private life has courted controversy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-adored-star-high-octane-private-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Human Interest Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Social Issues Sports AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:30:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755560 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius: the inspirational 'Blade Runner' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-the-inspirational-blade-runner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Oscar Pistorius is one of the world's most recognisable sportsmen and an inspirational figure the world over after he became the first double-amputee to compete at both the Olympics and Paralympics last year.</p> <p>The 26-year-old was already a household name going into the 2012 Games in London, after he made history by becoming the first amputee to run at the World Championships in 2011, where he took silver with South Africa's 4x400m sprint team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-the-inspirational-blade-runner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Sports AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:44:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755629 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Police downplay 'intruder' reports in Pistorius shooting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/urgent-police-downplay-intruder-reports-pistorius-shooting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African police on Thursday played down reports that Olympian Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend thinking she was an intruder, saying they had dealt with domestic incidents at his residence and will oppose bail.</p> <p>Stating the reports that the victim was mistaken for an intruder "did not come from us" police spokeswoman Denise Beukes said "there's previously been incidents of allegations of domestic disputes at the home of the accused."</p> <p>"The state will be opposing bail," she added.</p> <p>arb/yad</p> Oscar Pistorius AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:47:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755666 at http://www.globalpost.com Sports world shock and caution at Pistorius shooting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/sports-world-shock-and-caution-at-pistorius-shooting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The sports world reacted with a mix of shocked horror and caution Thursday to news that popular South African Oscar Pistorius had been charged with gunning down his model girlfriend.</p> <p>Details of the killing were initially murky with Pistorius charged for murder after the death was first cast as accidental in media reports.</p> <p>"My word, if these reports on @SkyNewsBreak are true, this story regarding Oscar Pistorius accidentally killing his girlfriend is horrific," tweeted English footballer Michael Owen who was among those who reacted with disbelief.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/sports-world-shock-and-caution-at-pistorius-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Sports Technology AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:09:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755810 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius ad campaign pulled as Nike says 'no comment' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-ad-campaign-pulled-nike-says-no-comment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Global sports giant Nike refused to comment Thursday on its sponsorship of murder suspect Oscar Pistorius, as an advertising campaign starring the South African Olympian was pulled from local television.</p> <p>A South African pay television channel which broadcasts across the continent announced it had canned a campaign featuring the runner.</p> <p>Pistorius was charged with shooting dead his girlfriend on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/pistorius-ad-campaign-pulled-nike-says-no-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Clothing Entertainment Human Interest Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Technology AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:23:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755931 at http://www.globalpost.com In violent S. Africa, Pistorius put faith in guns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/violent-s-africa-pistorius-put-faith-guns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ed Cropley</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - When armed robbers burst into John Kullman's Johannesburg home last year, putting a pistol in his face and telling him to get on the floor, the only thing he did was obey.</p> <p>It's a decision he says saved his life, and the lives of his wife and two young children.</p> <p>"There's nothing you can do. If you try to do something, you're going to get hurt, or worse," said Kullman, who was tied up along with his family while the thieves rifled through the house for valuables.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/violent-s-africa-pistorius-put-faith-guns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Firearm Oscar Pistorius Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:45:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756119 at http://www.globalpost.com AFPTV Agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/afptv-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We plan to file the following videos on Friday. Please check the daily advisories for any additions and amendments.</p> <p>-- TOP WORLD NEWS --</p> <p>+ PISTORIUS</p> <p>PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius is due to appear in court to answer charges of murdering his girlfriend. RAW. 1200 GMT</p> <p>PRETORIA: News coverage of further developments surrounding Pistorius murder charge. RAW. TBC</p> <p>+ HORSEMEAT</p> <p>LONDON/PARIS/BRUSSELS: Monitoring developments in horsemeat scandal. RAW. TBC</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/afptv-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Business Entertainment Labor Law Oscar Pistorius Politics Social Issues Technology AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:45:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756120 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius charged with murder, sobs in court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PRETORIA, Feb 15 (Reuters) - South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged in a Pretoria court on Friday with murdering his girlfriend.</p> <p>The global sports star broke down in tears after being charged.</p> Afrikaner people Human Interest Oscar Pistorius Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:46:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756406 at http://www.globalpost.com Pistorius shot girlfriend through bathroom door - media http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/blank-headline-received-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 15 (Reuters) - South African media reported on Friday that Paralympic and Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend four times through a bathroom door at his Pretoria home.</p> <p>Pistorius is due to appear in court on a murder charge. Police have given few details of the shooting, other than to say his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, died of gun-shot wounds.</p> Afrikaner people Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:47:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756428 at http://www.globalpost.com