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  1. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Stage set for ‘Battle of the Blade Runners’

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 06:05pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... became the first double-amputee to compete at the Olympics, remains at the centre of a row after questioning the length of his rivals’ artificial running blades in his 200m defeat. South Africa’s National Paralympic Committee has written to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) claiming that some athletes swapped their blades mid-competition, which is against the rules. Pistorius, ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius dethroned, Brazil triumphs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 09:13am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... was at a disadvantage because of the length of some of his rivals’ artificial running blades. “The IPC [International Paralympic Committee] don’t want to listen,” the South African “Blade Runner” told Britain’s ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    'Blade runner didn't look me in the eye': mother of Oscar Pistorius' victim

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:53pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Pretoria June Steenkamp says 'Blade Runner' didn't acknowledge her at his trial Mother of Pistorius' victim speaks out The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, ... because he thought she was an intruder. Steenkamp, 67, said she could forgive the "Blade Runner" for what he had done. "I'm not a person who hates another person," she ...

  4. the long goodbye

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... (Jake Gyllenhaal), Donnie Darko 10 Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer), Blade Runner. ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong ‘blade runner’ stands tall again after rediscovering the sport he loves

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Lock forward Chris Harris has found new friends and renewed confidence since joining Leighton Asia HKCC Freeze Hong Kong’s own “blade runner” Chris ... an artificial limb. As far as I’m concerned I walk and run normally.” Fitted out with a Flex Foot – similar to the one South African runner Oscar Pistorius made famous – Harris has made himself ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius 'strongly' denies girlfriend's murder

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria, Reuters in Johannesburg South African ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius disputes a murder charge laid against him on Friday “in the strongest possible ... the proceedings at the Pretoria court to be broadcast. Relatives in the public gallery tried in vain to console the gold medallist. Known worldwide as “Blade Runner” because of his carbon fibre prostheses ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Track star Oscar Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 02:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday ... Tomlinson, told reporters, in tears. “They did have a good relationship. Nobody actually knows what happened.” Track star Pistorius, who races wearing carbon fibre prosthetic blades after he was born ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Sport

    ‘Blade Runner’ takes centre stage at Paralympics

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Oscar Pistorius on Saturday began the defence of his three sprint titles with a bang, breaking the world record in the T44 200m, as Irish runner Jason Smyth ... that he would complete the sprint clean-sweep. “I’ve done a world record tonight, so we’ll see what happens, but the 100m isn’t really my event,” he told reporters. Pistorius, nicknamed the “Blade ...

  10. Blade Runner

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of 1982, Blade Runner performed poorly at the box-office, although the film had everything going for it. Director Ridley Scott was riding high after his sci-fi mega-hit Alien (1979) and actor ... and Scott (right) released Blade Runner: The Final Cut at certain cinemas and on Blu-Ray. Like Citizen Kane, another cinematic masterpiece that was a box-office flop, Blade Runner has since become ...




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