Skip to main content


Amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius Recovery

JOHANNESBURG - Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius should be transferred to care of a few days and can return home soon after because it is based on a treatment of an injury during a boat accident Saturday.

Amelda Swartz, spokesperson for the Johannesburg Milpark Hospital, said on Monday, Pistorius went well and can be moved in a quarter of the rule, each Wednesday.

And "if everything goes well, may be at home at the end of the week," said Swartz.

Pistorius and wounded on the head in an accident of a ship, near Johannesburg, and of surgery in Milpark Sunday.

The sprinter from manager Peet van Zyl said Pistorius still awaited Sunday the competition in the 100 and 400 meters into the race in the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester, England, May - are the subject of a medical certificate. Pistorius is a Paralympic champion in two disciplines, and the 200th

"Oscar is back on the right track, and sooner rather than later," said Van Zyl. "It is not under the leg, arm and rib injuries."

Pistorius, nicknamed Blade Runner, his legs amputated below the knee, while he was 11 months, since there is no fibula.

Last year he won a fight for right to our own athletes after an appeals court lifted costs athletics body the IAAF that his prosthetic carbon-run could strip an unfair advantage.

The IAAF ban on the court finds it was canceled in time for the Olympic Games in Beijing, Pistorius is missing, but the time when 400 of 45.55 seconds. If using a personal record, while consumption by the struggles 46.25.

He told the Associated Press in an interview last month that her main goal this year was able to compete with other athletes at the World Championships in Berlin in August and the expansion of its training for the Olympic Games in London 2012.

Pistorius race in South Africa in February and March, before returning to Europe to Manchester, then on the requirements of Berlin.


Popular posts from this blog

New Criss-Crossing Tape Sculptures From Megan Geckler's

On show at the The state of utah Art gallery of Modern Art until Feb 23 are Megan Geckler's new site-specific installations designed with her trademark content - flagging tape. Using cautious statistical computations, she changes the space with shiny jolts of shade. The show, named“No chance to move backwards and see,” attracts from geometrical illusionism and concepts of style. Not only will guests get to see several of her flip sculptural performs, they'll also come experience to deal with with her wonderful weaved walls painting.

The Diving Horses of Atlantic City

For nearly half a century, Atlantic City, in New Jersey, United States, was home to an attraction almost too fantastical to believe—an apparently fearless horse with a young woman on its back would leap off a tower some 40 feet high into a pool of water below. The stunt took place at Atlantic City's popular venue Steel Pier, where trained horses took the plunge up to four times a day and seven days a week.

Staggering Photos Capture the Otherworldly Beauty of Antarctica's Icebergs

Tokyo-based nature and untamed life photographic artist Martin Bailey catches the powerful excellence of Antarctica in this enthralling photograph arrangement. While the frozen continent is home to numerous seals and penguins, Bailey decided to photo the clearing scene without any indications of life, rather concentrating on the merciless and ethereal excellence of 1,000-year-old ice shelves and glaciers.