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Oscar Pistorius trial: Let the hysteria begin

The Blade Runner's legal team will fight for his freedom with the global media recording every nuance of one of the most hyped legal events ever.

Oscar Pistorius arrested after the killing of his girlfriend

Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius has been arrested after his girlfriend was shot dead at his home in Pretoria, say police and media.

SA Blade Runner beats horse Maserati

Oscar Pistorius, the first disabled runner to compete in the Olympics, has beaten Arab horse Maserati in the "run like the wind" race.

Pistorius overcomes nerves to make Olympic history

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius has made history by becoming the first double amputee to compete in an athletics event at the Olympics.

Blade Runner looks ahead to Rio Games

He's gearing up to shine at the London Olympics, but Oscar Pistorius has already set his sights on the Rio Games in 2016.

‘Blade Runner’ hailed after prestigious Laureus win

South Africa's Olympic boss has lauded double amputee Oscar Pistorius after the Blade Runner scooped an accolade at the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Blade runner earns support of world great

World great Michael Johnson has thrown his weight behind double-amputee Oscar Pistorius to run in able-bodied races at next year's London Games.

Disappointment at qualifier for Blade Runner Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius has failed in his latest attempt to register a qualifying time for the 400m at August's world championships in Daegu.

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