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# Blade Runner

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McCarthy to be forced into defensive adjustment for Ireland's trip to Tbilisi
Enda Stevens accumulated his third yellow card of the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign last night.
'A magnetic actor': Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer dies aged 75
Tributes have been flooding in for the actor this evening.
Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing
The Cork native has become Sheffield United’s most expensive ever signing.
No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'
The hearing to decide what sentence the 29-year-old should serve for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp is set to last a week.
'The sword itself was something you would see in a movie' - Minister on Leinster House knife wielder
The knives were tucked into his socks.
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.
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.
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.
Pistorius lawyers still 'negotiating settlement' with Reeva Steenkamp's parents
The athlete’s trial is due to start in March.
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.
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.
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’.
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’.
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.
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.
Pistorius wants to resume training: manager
The South African Paralympian has already been allowed to travel overseas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Time Magazine's take on Oscar Pistorius: 'Man, Superman, Gunman'
The magazine explores ‘South Africa’s culture of violence’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sponsors Nike, Oakley sever ties to Oscar Pistorius
“Nike has no plans for Oscar Pistorius in upcoming campaigns,” a spokesman said last night.
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.
Reeva Steenkamp case: Steroids found at Oscar Pistorius home -- reports
The South African athlete is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.
'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.”
Agent: Oscar Pistorius has received 'overwhelming support' from around the world
The Olympian will apply for bail this week.
Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father
Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’
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”.
Nike react to Oscar Pistorius' 'I am the bullet in the chamber' advert
The ad has already been pulled from the athlete’s website.
Oscar Pistorius profile: the inspirational 'Blade Runner'
The South African athlete is one of the world’s most recognisable sportsmen.
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.
Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎
The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.
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.
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.