Oscar Pistorius bail hearing

Oscar Pistorius has been granted bail over charges that he murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Pistorius 'motionless' during bail ruling

by - Africa Correspondent

I am sitting next to Oscar Pistorius' coach of nine years, who said he is very anxious and is wearing a watch that the athlete gave him as a gift.

Pistorius is motionless - his eyes to the ground.

The magistrate suggests that photographers in court have treated Pistorius like "some kind of species the world has never seen before."

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Pistorius' coach confident he will get bail

Oscar Pistorius' longtime coach Ampie Louw was in court today to hear the fourth day of arguments in his bail hearing.

Speaking to Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo he said he would like to get Pistorius back training as soon as possible, to help his mental state. He said:

"I believe strongly he will get bail. I wasn't there, but I believe in him as a person."

The decision will be announced at 12:30pm, UK time.

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