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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence team wraps up case in Oscar Pistorius murder trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:30pm by Reuters, AP

    ... the slender bones that run from below the knee to the ankle. Part of his lower legs were amputated when he was 11 months old. ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius reports to psychiatric hospital for court-ordered tests

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a deep-seated anxiety that began to fester after the amputation of his lower legs as a child. His trial has attracted global media attention, with evidence showing a turbulent relationship between ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius murder trial adjourned for a week as athlete prepares defence

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 06:01pm by Reuters

    ... of triumph over physical adversity. The sprinter’s lower legs were amputated as a baby but he went on to achieve global fame as the “fastest man on no legs,” winning gold medals at the Beijing ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Prosecutor wraps up five-day Pistorius grilling with stark summary

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 07:08pm by Reuters

    ... with opinion divided as to whether Pistorius did or did not mean to kill Steenkamp. Before the shooting, Pistorius, whose lower legs were amputated as a baby, was one of South Africa’s most revered ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius says he is consumed with sorrow over Steenkamp’s death

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:07pm by AFP

    ... was born without calf bones and had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old. He catapulted to fame at the 2012 London Olympics as the first double-amputee to compete against ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Defence says witnesses in Oscar Pistorius trial collaborated on testimony

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:16pm by AP

    ... legs were amputated when he was 11 months old. He has run on carbon-fibre blades and was initially banned from competing against able-bodied peers because many argued that his blades gave him ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    30 die, 300 in hospital after traditional circumcision in S African province

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and poor technique. Botched circumcisions leading to penis amputations and deaths are an annual tragedy. In May, 34 deaths in two other provinces were reported. The ruling African National Congress ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius to face trial in March over girlfriend’s killing

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... and had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old. Prosecutors have said he donned his two prostheses before firing four shots through the door, a delay they thought would prove ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius and the model lover who battled to empower women

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the World Championships in 2011. He took silver with South Africa's 4x400m sprint team. The Johannesburg-born runner had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old after being ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius 'strongly' denies girlfriend's murder

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 03:12pm by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11-months-old after being born without lower leg bones. But he played sports unhindered while growing up, switching to running after ...



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