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  • Handicapped Runner Seen to Have Unfair Advantage
    By on November 21, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    18 months ago, South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius — famously known as the “Blade Runner”; because he was born without fibulas and runs on two crescent, carbon fiber lower legs — made global headlines when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned a ban by the IAAF and and allowed Pistorius to compete against able-bodied runners.