Blade Runner cleared to race in UK: Pistorius has bail terms eased so that he can make money before his trial July meet at Olympic Stadium to showcase 'Paralympic champions of 2012'Pistorius won golds in both individual 400m event and the 4x100m relaySouth African star is charged with murdering girlfriend Reeva SteenkampHe can now leave the country to compete in international competitions Must provide authorities with travel plans at least a week before departurePistorius did not attend the appeal, his next court appearance is June 4 and the final event at the venue before work begins to convert into the home of West Ham football club. It is also the last major athletics event before the World Championships in Moscow two weeks later. Significantly, Pistorius’ agent Peet van Zyl said yesterday that the competitions could be ‘on the radar’ for the athlete, who last year became the first to take part in both an Olympic and Paralympic Games.
'We don't hate Oscar': Father of Blade Runner's girlfriend speaks out for first time since her death and says 'we have no hate in our hearts'Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’Reeva Steenkamp, 29, had been dating Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorious, a double-amputee known as the Blade Runner, since November She was shot dead in the early hours of Valentine’s Day at his gated mansion in Pretoria By Barbara Jones PUBLISHED: 22:56 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:09 GMT, 17 February 2013 Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling 'to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter' The father of the South African model allegedly murdered by Oscar Pistorius spoke movingly yesterday of his family’s grief – and said he bore the athlete no animosity. In an emotional interview with The Mail on Sunday, Barry Steenkamp said he was struggling ‘to find some reason why this happened to our lovely daughter’. Pistorius broke down in tears in court when he was formally charged with Reeva Steenkamp’s premeditated murder and Mr Steenkamp said: ‘He must be going through things that we don’t know about.
'Mo is inspiring me to sort my life out': Olympic hero's brother vows to change his was after being arrested during London riotsOmar Farah was jailed after the riots but his double gold medalist brother stood by himHe said while Mo was busy training for the Olympics, he was going off the rails, mixing with the wrong crowdsNow the star is now helping him to rebuild his life – where he won the 5,000m and 10,000m titles for Great Britain – had provided the inspiration for him to stay out of trouble with the police. He said the experience of being in the young offenders unit made him never want to go back, adding that he did not want to 'doss around and get in trouble with the police.' He said while Mo was busy training for the Olympics, he was going off the rails, mixing with the wrong crowds. Omar said he was caught up in the riots in August 2011 – which saw London erupt into violence and thousands of shops looted – and was arrested and charged with using or threatening violence to others near Brentford, West London.