Oscar Pistorius prayed and wiped away tears at a court hearing as his murder trial was set for 3 March, 2014.
Oscar Pistorius will learn the date of his murder trial on Monday on what would have been his ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s 30th birthday.
Oscar Pistorius was "overcome with emotion" as he returned to light training, his agent Peet van Zyl has said.
The uncle of Oscar Pistorius' late girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp has forgiven him for his involvement in the death his niece and does not expect justice from the trial.
Mike Steenkamp said he believed "something would come out" of the case.
Photographers are already gathered in front of the dock at Pretoria Magistrates' Court waiting for Oscar Pistorius to arrive.
Oscar Pistorius is "not in a good place at all" and facing "the biggest fight of his life" according to family friend Mike Kendrick.
Mr Kendrick told Daybreak Pistorius had been living with his uncle but was unable to discuss the upcoming trial because "it is very difficult for him to talk about it".
Oscar Pistorius is due in court to be formally charged with the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The Paralympian will be indicted for premeditated murder when he appears at Pretoria Magistrates' Court, with a trial date expected to be set for early next year.
The 26-year-old's latest high-profile court appearance comes on the day Ms Steenkamp would have turned 30.
Oscar Pistorius will next appear in court on August 19th, the day that would have been Reeva Steenkamp's 30th birthday.
Oscar Pistorius appeared in court in Pretoria for a pre-trial hearing, where his trial into the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenjamp was adjourned until 19th August.
Police were forced to manually move members of the media to allow space for Oscar Pistorius to leave the courtroom in Pretoria.
Pistorius appeared calm as he walked through the scrum and into a car which drove him away.
His trial was adjourned until August 19th to allow more time for investigation.