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South African Olympics Committee Says Oscar Pistorius Can Compete

South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his trial in Court in Pretoria on April 7, 2014. As the defence opens its case, the 27-year-old Paralympian will give the court his first account of why he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013.
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Just a few days after a judge found Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the South African Olympic committee has decided he will be allowed to compete in the Olympics, as long as it does not conflict with the judge’s ruling. Consequences? What consequences?

Oscar Pistorius Allowed to Compete in Olympics