Previously known as the Blade Runner, the paralympic gold medallist is a double below the knee amputee, and had made a name for himself as the 'fastest man with no legs'. His career as a star runner came to an abrupt end when he fatally shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He claimed he had mistaken her for an intruder hiding in the bathroom. Oscar Pistorious went from iconic sports hero to convicted murderer in a trial and series of appeals that shook the world.
And more importantly, where is all this money coming from?
South Africans are less than impressed with Oscar Pistorius' "light" sentence for murder.