Blade Runner's Sponsorship on the Line

Publication Date:
19 February 2013
South Africa, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Sport

Oscar Pistorius's finances are under threat as sponsors distance themselves from the blade runner. The paralympian's multimillion rand endorsement deals are on the line as he battles a murder case. Pistorius shot and killed girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp last week.

Prosecutors have indicated they do not believe Oscar Pistorius's claims that he did not mean to shoot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius is applying for bail in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.


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