Views
5280
Comments
0

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that South Africa's superstar doube-amputee sprinter, Oscar Pistorius, is eligible to compete for a slot on the Olympic team. That's the able-bodied Olympics, not the Paralympics, where Pistorius has already established the world record for the 400-meter run for double amputees. He still has to post a qualifying time to run in the individual event, but he could be named to the 4x400-meter relay team without a qualifying time. All in all, a great moment for him and for the Paralympic movement, where some of sport's best stories happen. No doubt watching Pistorius this summer as he competes in both able-bodied and Paralympic meets will be one of them.

Pistorius' victory is inspirational - and controversial (SI.com) 

Double amputee ruled eligible for Beijing (Associated Press) 

Bladerunner Oscar Pistorius wins right to run at this summer's Beijing Olympics (Daily Mail UK) 

Comment

Remember to keep your posts clean. Profanity will get filtered, and offensive comments will be removed.


Start Your Own Blog

Start Now

Truth & Rumors

MOST POPULAR

  1. 1
    'Melo wants to be wooed (like, Howard wooed)
    Views
    1618
    Comments
    1347
  2. 2
    Farrell defends Fenway's 'sleep room'
    Views
    1570
    Comments
    480
  3. 3
    Youthful Red Wings are rattled
    Views
    1606
    Comments
    288
  4. 4
    Bishop's severe injury
    Views
    2115
    Comments
    65
  5. 5
    Texans may take Clowney ... for someone else
    Views
    20326
    Comments
    63

SI.com

SI Photos