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Blade Runner

by David Gura
May 22, 2008

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Other shows have talked about Oscar Pistorius. Today, ladies and gentlemen, we're talking with him. The South African sprinter, who is a double amputee, will join us in the first hour of our program, to take your questions.

A few days ago, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that Pistorius may compete for a spot in the Olympic Games. Previously, the International Association of Athletics Federations determined that the j-shaped prostheses Pistorius uses to run, made of carbon fiber, would give him an unfair advantage over so-called "able-bodied" runners.

Reaction to the decision has been varied. Some athletes, analysts, and fans worry that the Court's decision could change sports fundamentally. What do you think?

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