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Blade Runner

# blade-runner - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

# blade-runner - Friday 28 March, 2014

Pistorius won’t give evidence today as trial is adjourned for ten days

The adjournment comes as the defence were due to begin their case.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Pistorius fired shot at restaurant weeks before Steenkamp’s death, trial told

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

From The Score Pistorius ‘consumed with sorrow’ one year after shooting girlfriend dead Reeva Steenkamp

Pistorius ‘consumed with sorrow’ one year after shooting girlfriend dead

It’s 12 months since Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead in the athlete’s home.

# blade-runner - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From The Score Pistorius lawyers still ‘negotiating settlement’ with Reeva Steenkamp’s parents Trial

Pistorius lawyers still ‘negotiating settlement’ with Reeva Steenkamp’s parents

The athlete’s trial is due to start in March.

# blade-runner - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Updated: Oscar Pistorius hearing adjourned until August

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

From The Score Police took photos of Oscar Pistorius on their mobile phones after arrest Blade Runner

Police took photos of Oscar Pistorius on their mobile phones after arrest

Forty-nine mobile phones were confiscated from officers at the Pretoria station where Pistorius was initially held.

# blade-runner - Friday 12 April, 2013

From The Score Oscar Pistorius spending time with Reeva Steenkamp’s friends while on bail Blade Runner

Oscar Pistorius spending time with Reeva Steenkamp’s friends while on bail

A spokeswoman for the Pistorius family, said the athlete had begun a process of ‘interacting with people’.

# blade-runner - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From The Score Oscar Pistorius hits out at disrespectful fans’ Reeva Steenkamp comments Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius hits out at disrespectful fans’ Reeva Steenkamp comments

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

From The Score Oscar Pistorius family deny comeback rumours Blade Runner

Oscar Pistorius family deny comeback rumours

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

From The Score Photos of Oscar Pistorius training in blades published in South Africa Reeva Steenkamp

Photos of Oscar Pistorius training in blades published in South Africa

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

From The Score Pistorius wants to resume training: manager Request

Pistorius wants to resume training: manager

The South African Paralympian has already been allowed to travel overseas.

# blade-runner - Thursday 28 March, 2013

South African court clears Oscar Pistorius for international travel

Pistorius, who stands accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, is due back in court on 4 June.

# blade-runner - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The Score Oscar Pistorius ‘certainly not suicidal’, insists uncle Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius ‘certainly not suicidal’, insists uncle

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.

From The Score Reeva Steenkamp case: Oscar Pistorius lawyers appeal bail conditions Blade Runner

Reeva Steenkamp case: Oscar Pistorius lawyers appeal bail conditions

The athlete’s lawyers insist he should be allowed to travel outside of South Africa and drink alcohol.

# blade-runner - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The Score Oscar Pistorius case: PR firm quits Blade Runner camp Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius case: PR firm quits Blade Runner camp

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

From The Score Oscar Pistorius’ father makes controversial gun comments Blade Runner

Oscar Pistorius’ father makes controversial gun comments

Henke Pistorius caused controversy by saying crime was so rife citizens were forced to keep weapons for protection.

# blade-runner - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From The Score Time Magazine’s take on Oscar Pistorius: ‘Man, Superman, Gunman’ Blade Runner

Time Magazine’s take on Oscar Pistorius: ‘Man, Superman, Gunman’

The magazine explores ‘South Africa’s culture of violence’.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From The Score Substance at Oscar Pistorius’s house a muscle remedy — publicist Blade Runner

Substance at Oscar Pistorius’s house a muscle remedy — publicist

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

From The Score Pistorius plans his own service for Reeva Steenkamp Case

Pistorius plans his own service for Reeva Steenkamp

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

Father of Reeva Steenkamp says Pistorius will ‘suffer’ if he’s lying

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

Bail hearing over Oscar Pistorius shooting enters final day

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

From The Score Sponsors Nike, Oakley sever ties to Oscar Pistorius Blade Runner

Sponsors Nike, Oakley sever ties to Oscar Pistorius

“Nike has no plans for Oscar Pistorius in upcoming campaigns,” a spokesman said last night.

# blade-runner - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From The Score Reeva Steenkamp case: BBC sorry for playing shooting song after Oscar Pistorius bulletin Blade Runner

Reeva Steenkamp case: BBC sorry for playing shooting song after Oscar Pistorius bulletin

The bulletin on the digital station Radio 6 Music was followed by the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s version of “Hey Joe”.

Pistorius emotional during bail hearing as Reeva Steenkamp laid to rest

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius is attending a bail hearing in South Africa today.

# blade-runner - Monday 18 February, 2013

From The Score Reeva Steenkamp case: Steroids found at Oscar Pistorius home — reports Blade Runner

Reeva Steenkamp case: Steroids found at Oscar Pistorius home — reports

The South African athlete is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.

From The Score ‘Why did he do this?’ —  Reeva Steenkamp’s mother demands answers from Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius

‘Why did he do this?’ — Reeva Steenkamp’s mother demands answers from Oscar Pistorius

“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

From The Score Agent: Oscar Pistorius has received ‘overwhelming support’ from around the world Blade Runner

Agent: Oscar Pistorius has received ‘overwhelming support’ from around the world

The Olympian will apply for bail this week.

From The Score Oscar Pistorius case: ‘No hatred in our hearts’ says Reeva Steenkamp’s father Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius case: ‘No hatred in our hearts’ says Reeva Steenkamp’s father

Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’

# blade-runner - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Pistorius ‘numb with shock and grief’, says uncle

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

From The Score Nike react to Oscar Pistorius’ ‘I am the bullet in the chamber’ advert Blade Runner This post contains videos

Nike react to Oscar Pistorius’ ‘I am the bullet in the chamber’ advert

The ad has already been pulled from the athlete’s website.

# blade-runner - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From The Score Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational ‘Blade Runner’ Review

Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational ‘Blade Runner’

The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

From The Score Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold Paralympics

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

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

From The Score Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎ Blade Runner 2

Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎

The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From The Score Science corner: how the prosthetic ‘blades’ of Paralympic athletes work Paralympics 2012

Science corner: how the prosthetic ‘blades’ of Paralympic athletes work

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

From The Score Track wrap: Pistorius makes history, Merritt out London 2012

Track wrap: Pistorius makes history, Merritt out

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

From The Score Sweet dreams: Le Clos slept with gold medal after beating Games legend Phelps London 2012

Sweet dreams: Le Clos slept with gold medal after beating Games legend Phelps

Beating the most decorated man in Olympic history is tiring work, admittedly.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

From The Score Debate: Does ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius have an advantage? Breaking Barriers This post contains videos

Debate: Does ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius have an advantage?

The South African runner will become the first amputee to compete at the Olympics in London.

# blade-runner - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The Score Amputee Pistorius selected for Olympics in 4x400 Blades

Amputee Pistorius selected for Olympics in 4x400

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

From The Score Able-bodied athletes have no beef with me, says Pistorius Blade Runner

Able-bodied athletes have no beef with me, says Pistorius

The 25-year-old runs with carbon-fibre artifical ‘blades’ and was cleared to compete at top level in 2008.

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