Fall of sports superstars
                     English.news.cn | 2013-02-18 14:23:36 | Editor: Tang Danlu

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, also known as the 'Blade Runner' because of his carbon fibre prosthetic blades, was detained by local police for the Valentine's Day murder of his glamorous model girlfriend. Just as Tiger Woods' sexual scandal and Lance Armstrong's doping scheme, the murder charge to Pistorius has triggered a global uproar as well. Let's retrospect the fall of those sports superstars.

(Xinhua File Photo)

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, also known as the "Blade Runner" because of his carbon fibre prosthetic blades, was detained by local police for the Valentine's Day murder of his glamorous model girlfriend. Just as Tiger Woods' sexual scandal and Lance Armstrong's doping scheme, the murder charge to Pistorius has triggered a global uproar as well. Let's retrospect the fall of those sports superstars.

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