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Oscar Pistorius Olympics

A Brief Look At Oscar Pistorius' Gun Collection

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- In 2012, the year he made history as the first double-amputee Olympic runner, Oscar Pistorius bought six guns for what he planned to b...

Oscar Pistorius Is More Than Just a Fallen Hero

Andy Miah | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports
Andy Miah

A lot has been written about how the tragedy will mean the loss of a hero for the sports world and for people with disabilities. But, Pistorius isn't just any old sporting hero.

Former 'Monty Python' Star Sparks Outrage With Tweet

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

John Cleese and his fellow Monty Pythons became comedy legends with their dark, subversive and gleefully inappropriate humor. Nevertheless, fans of Cl...

'Blade Runner' Charged With Murder

Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was charged on Thursday with murdering his girlfriend. According to Reuters, police launched an investigation after the...

WATCH: Can Oscar Pistorius Outrun A Horse?

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius is no stranger to controversy, but this may the first time he finds himself in the middle of a debate involving a member of the animal...

The Transhuman Paralympic Games

Andy Miah | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports
Andy Miah

As technology improves, and as Paralympians get better, they may no longer desire to compete in the Paralympic Games, favoring the more high profile Olympic Games.

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius Smashes World Record

Posted 09.02.2012 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius is off to a good start at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, setting a new world record Saturday in his 200m heat. The 25-year-old South ...

Pistorius Staying In London For Paralympics

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- As he left Olympic Stadium, Oscar Pistorius stopped for a moment and looked back. The double-amputee runner turned to take in the crowd of ...

Oscar Pistorius' Prosthetic Legs: Do They Give Him an Advantage Over Other Olympic Runners?

Rami Hashish, DPT | Posted 10.10.2012 | Science
Rami Hashish, DPT

There is a faction of dissenters who believe that Pistorius is at an advantage over his able-bodied peers. Biomechanist Roger Kram of the University of Colorado and biophysicist Hugh Herr of MIT led a team of scientists to investigate this perceived advantage.

Oscar Pistorius's Olympic Inspiration

Posted 08.10.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This summer’s Olympics have had countless memorable moments -- fr...

Oscar Pistorius: Unfair Advantage or Healthy Debate?

Steven Stanhope | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
Steven Stanhope

If Oscar Pistorius doesn't have an advantage in his races, then we in the world of orthopedic rehabilitation aren't doing our job.

Most Inspiring Picture Ever? Olympic Sprinter And 5-Year-Old Double-Amputee Share Precious Moment

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.08.2012 | Good News

He's a world record holding sprinter from South Africa. She's a spunky 8-year-old from Essex, England. In an inspiring series of images that have rece...

'Blade Runner' Already Looking To Rio

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Oscar Pistorius' plan now is to go even quicker at the next Olympics. The double-amputee sprinter said he's setting his sights on Rio de ...

Pistorius Out Of Running For 400M Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

Oscar Pistorius may have to settle for merely making history at the London Olympics after failing to qualify for the men's 400 meter final. Pistor...

Oscar Pistorius Revolutionizes Olympic Notions

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- There are times when history only becomes clear with hindsight and others – rarer, more goose-bumpy – when you actually feel it ...

'Blade Runner' Not Just Making History

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- It began with a smile at the starting line. Moments later, Oscar Pistorius took off and the click-click-clicking of carbon on the track w...

LIVE DISCUSSION: 'Blade Runner' To Make Olympic Debut

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

While the character and work ethic of South African track star Oscar Pistorius are widely hailed there are mixed opinions about whether he should have...

Will 'Blade Runner' Face Controversy With An Olympic Win?

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Oscar Pistorius is brave, articulate, polite, polished, handsome and funny. He doesn't play the victim and never complains. Those reas...

Will 'Blade Runner' Win An Olympic Medal?

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Getting to the Olympics was incredible enough for Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee track star running on carbon fiber blades. Now h...

Blade New World: Oscar Pistorius and Awesome Prosthetic Technology

Tony Phillips | Posted 09.08.2012 | Good News
Tony Phillips

Oscar Pistorius, the Blade Runner, is a world class athlete. No need to qualify that -- he's not a world class disabled athlete. He's world class, period.

VOTE: Does 'Blade Runner' Have Advantage?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs? Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the...

'Blade Runner' Set To Run In London

AP | GERALD IMRAY and KIM CHAKANETSA | Posted 09.03.2012 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Never count out Oscar Pistorius. The Blade Runner will be competing in the London Olympics after all, in his favorite event, the...

The Ones To Watch In London

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

By Stephen Wilson, The Associated Press LONDON — Wednesday marks 100 days until the London Olympics, a good time to look at some of the athletes ...

Double-Amputee Runner Gets Closer To London Olympics

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 06.13.2012 | Sports

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius advanced to the 400-meter final at the South African championships on Friday, attempting to becom...

'Blade Runner' Nearing Historic Olympic Qualification

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG -- Double amputee Oscar Pistorius ran inside the 400-meter qualifying mark for the London Olympics for a second time Saturday, leaving hi...