Thursday, 28 March 2013

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Oscar Pistorius Could Compete In World Championships

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is answerable with murdering his girlfriend, could attempt in the accessible World Athletics Championships.

The 26-year-old beforehand won an address over his bond restrictions - allowing him to leave South Africa to attempt in all-embracing competition, with conditions.

His abettor Peet van Zyl did not aphorism out the achievability of Pistorius demography allotment in August's World Athletics Championships in Moscow.

"If he decides to run and goes there and if he qualifies - it is all ifs, ifs, ifs," he said.

"He hasn't accomplished for added than eight weeks. He is a world-class amateur and he has to be able and he will not be beneath burden to run," he added.

His attorneys told the North Guateng High Cloister this morning that while the Olympic and Paralympic amateur had no actual affairs to compete, he ability in time charge to run at clue meets afresh to abide earning a living.

Judge Bert Bam agreed to relax Pistorius' bond restrictions, but said he have to accommodate authorities with his biking affairs at atomic a anniversary afore he leaves the country.

He have to aswell acknowledgment his authorization to the cloister aural 24 hours of abiding to South Africa.

"I acquisition no acumen why the appellant should he banned to leave the country if arrive to compete," the adjudicator told the hearing.

Pistorius was appear on bond on February 22, a anniversary afterwards he was arrested on accuse of murdering adherent Reeva Steenkamp.

He says he attempt her afterwards mistaking her for an burglar at his home in the Silver Woods gated association in eastern Pretoria on Valentine's Day.

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