The South African sprinter, Oscar Pistorius, has been arrested after a shooting at his home in Pretoria. Media reports say the victim was his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius is a Paralympian and Olympian.
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has increased the Paralympian's jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to more than 13 years. Prosecutors had argued that the original sentence was "far too lenient."
Oscar Pistorius has been taken to hospital for overnight observation. The South African athlete, who is serving a six-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was reportedly suffering chest pains.
The games are about to take off in Brazil and South Africa has sent a team of 44 athletes to Rio. So are there any shooting stars among the athletes?
South African prosecutors want a harsher prison sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend in 2013. They have called his current six-year sentence "shockingly" lenient.
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