Athletics

Paralympic boss says 'no clarity yet' over Pistorius competing again

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Sep 16 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Sir Philip Craven has claimed its stance on whether Oscar Pistorius would be free to compete again has been misinterpreted.

Pistorius free to compete for South Africa unless judge rules otherwise

Wellington, Sep 16 - Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is reportedly free to compete for South Africa again, as long as the double amputee's running does not go against the judge's ruling in his murder trial.

Pistorius, who is due to be sentenced next month after being found guilty in the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, could compete at any time because the South African Olympic committee had no regulations preventing someone with a criminal record from representing the country.

Reeva's brother believes Pistorius 'got away with murder'

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Sep 15 - Reeva Steenkamp's brother Adam Steenkamp believes that Oscar Pistorius effectively got away with murder, after the Paralympic runner shot his sister dead last year and was found guilty of culpable homicide.

The judge had ruled that Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter in the UK, after he fatally shot his girlfriend Reeva on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Pistorius' ex spills beans on Blade Runner's 2012 London Olympics tantrums

London, Sep 13 - Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius had reportedly threatened to withdraw from the London 2012 Olympics if his former girlfriend refused to fly over to support him.

Pistorius sent a flurry of calls, emails and texts from London, sometimes reaching 30 a day, to beg his former girlfriend Samantha Taylor to join him. In one message from the Olympic Village, Pistorius even said that he is sorry for being such a 'f*** up'.

The Paralympian fumed, pleaded and sobbed down the phone to Taylor at her home in South Africa, The Mirror reported.

Pistorius went on two-hour 'naughty toddler' rampage post 2012 London Paralympics loss

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Sep 13 - Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius reportedly went on a two-hour rampage after he was beaten in the 200 metres final at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Pistorius had to be locked in a room, where he punched tables and hurled chairs against walls after Brazilian sprinter Alan Oliveira beat him in the 200 metres final.

Ex-girlfriend spills beans on terrors faced while dating 'angry, possessive' Pistorius

Oscar PistoriusLondon, Sep 12 - Former girlfriend of Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius has talked about how the athlete terrorised her during her relationship with the 'angry and possessive' double amputee.

Samantha Taylor said that she feared Pistorius would kill her and revealed that she once hid his gun after he flew into a rage at her.

'Disabled' Pistorius could be entitled to separate accommodation if jailed

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, Sep 12 - In light of the verdict delivered in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, the department of correctional services said in a statement released on Thursday that disabled prisoners could be entitled to separate accommodation.

Justin Gatlin records 2014's fastest time to win men's 100-metre in Diamond League

Justin GatlinLondon, Sep 06 - American sprint ace Justin Gatlin, an Olympic gold medallist, recorded the fastest time in the world this year to claim the men's 100-metre Diamond League in Brussels.

'Lightening' Bolt dreams of beating a cheetah for speed!

Usain BoltBangalore, Sep 2 - Usain Bolt would relish the opportunity to pit himself against a cheetah, as he admitted here on Tuesday.

The fastest man in the world, speaking at a press conference

Bolt brings 2014 season to premature end, will not compete in Diamond League event

Usain BoltLondon, Aug 25 - Organisers of the Diamond League have confirmed that the Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has brought his 2014 season to a premature end, as he would not compete in Thursday's final event in Zurich.



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