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# blade-runner - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
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The knives were tucked into his socks.
# blade-runner - Friday 28 March, 2014
The adjournment comes as the defence were due to begin their case.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
A boxer friend of the athlete says he was asked to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally discharged in Johannesburg restaurant.
# blade-runner - Friday 14 February, 2014
# blade-runner - Thursday 23 January, 2014
The athlete’s trial is due to start in March.
# blade-runner - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The South African ‘Blade Runner’ was back in court for the first time since he was bailed in February. The full trial is not expected to get under way until next year.
# blade-runner - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
Forty-nine mobile phones were confiscated from officers at the Pretoria station where Pistorius was initially held.
# blade-runner - Friday 12 April, 2013
A spokeswoman for the Pistorius family, said the athlete had begun a process of ‘interacting with people’.
# blade-runner - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The Blade Runner is said to be furious when told about a group of fans on Twitter calling themselves the ‘Pistorians’.
# blade-runner - Friday 5 April, 2013
There has been speculation Pistorius would attempt to qualify for the World Championships in Moscow after he returned to the training track recently.
# blade-runner - Thursday 4 April, 2013
A teenager snapped the Blade Runner back on the track for the first time since the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
The South African Paralympian has already been allowed to travel overseas.
# blade-runner - Thursday 28 March, 2013
Pistorius, who stands accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is due back in court on 4 June.
# blade-runner - Monday 11 March, 2013
According to a close friend, the sprinter’s state of mind had worsened since he was tasked with selling his racehorses to raise money to pay for his spiralling legal fees.
The athlete’s lawyers insist he should be allowed to travel outside of South Africa and drink alcohol.
# blade-runner - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Pistorius, who was freed from police detention on bail, shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Henke Pistorius caused controversy by saying crime was so rife citizens were forced to keep weapons for protection.
# blade-runner - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The magazine explores ‘South Africa’s culture of violence’.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
Pistorius was freed on bail on Friday ahead of a trial on a murder charge over the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
# blade-runner - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Exactly a week ago, a memorial service was held for Steenkamp in the southern coast city of Port Elizabeth.
# blade-runner - Saturday 23 February, 2013
Barry Steenkamp said that he might be able to forgive the Olympian one day if he is telling the truth.
# blade-runner - Friday 22 February, 2013
Some lawyers say the state has failed to present a strong enough case to keep Pistorius behind bars as the hearing enters a fourth day.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 20 February, 2013
“Nike has no plans for Oscar Pistorius in upcoming campaigns,” a spokesman said last night.
# blade-runner - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
The bulletin on the digital station Radio 6 Music was followed by the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s version of “Hey Joe”.
Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius is attending a bail hearing in South Africa today.
# blade-runner - Monday 18 February, 2013
The South African athlete is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.
“In the blink of an eye and a single breath, the most beautiful person who ever lived is no longer here.”
# blade-runner - Sunday 17 February, 2013
The Olympian will apply for bail this week.
Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’
# blade-runner - Saturday 16 February, 2013
The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.
# blade-runner - Friday 15 February, 2013
The ad has already been pulled from the athlete’s website.
# blade-runner - Thursday 14 February, 2013
The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 5 September, 2012
The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.
# blade-runner - Monday 3 September, 2012
The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
The guys at LiveScience have been taking a closer look at the prosthetics worn by South African ‘blade runner’ Oscar Pistorius and others.
# blade-runner - Saturday 4 August, 2012
South African “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius is through to the semi-finals of the men’s 400m, but a hamstring injury has ended LaShawn Merrit’s title defence.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 1 August, 2012
Beating the most decorated man in Olympic history is tiring work, admittedly.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
The South African runner will become the first amputee to compete at the Olympics in London.
# blade-runner - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
Pistorius is set to become the first amputee track athlete to compete at the games after South Africa’s Olympic committee picked him today as one of 13 athletes on the team initially selected last month.
# blade-runner - Thursday 24 May, 2012
The 25-year-old runs with carbon-fibre artifical ‘blades’ and was cleared to compete at top level in 2008.