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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius, convicted of culpable homicide, may face more than 10 years in jail

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... and "amputating" the law graduate's arm. Dismissing swathes of state evidence as inconclusive or irrelevant, Masipa ruled that on the charge of murder "the accused is found not guilty ...

  2. Oscar Pistorius sprints to victory

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Oscar Pistorius opened his much-hyped gold medal campaign with victory in the 100 metres sprint final of the T44 class at the 'Birds' Nest'. The South African double amputee (pictured) covered the distance in persistent drizzle ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    Experts say they found no signs that Oscar Pistorius was mentally ill

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... anxiety dating back to the amputation of his lower legs as a child and the influence of a mother who abused alcohol and slept with a gun under her pillow out of fear of South Africa's high ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    Pistorius accused of shooting his girlfriend in premeditated murder

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was inspired by his custom-built carbon-fibre running blades, had both legs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old after being born without lower leg bones. Additional reporting ...

  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. Sport - Other Sport

    Sports Digest, December 14, 2012

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, AGENCIES

    ... 'Blade Runner' beats thoroughbred Maserati South African Oscar Pistorius, who became the first disabled runner to compete in the Olympics when he ran in the 400 metres, beat Arab horse Maserati in the Run Like the Wind race in Doha. The 26-year-old, known as the Blade Runner because of the carbon-fibre blades he uses after having his legs amputated below the knee before ...




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