Oscar Pistorius Fast Facts

Here’s a look at the life of Oscar Pistorius, double-amputee and former Olympic sprinter convicted in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Father: Henke Pistorius, a businessman Mother: Sheila Pistorius Education: Attended the University of Pretoria What sentence might Oscar Pistorius get? Remembering the ‘Blade Runner’s’ career Other Facts:Born without fibulas in either leg, doctors amputated both legs below the knee at 11 months of age. Grew up in Pretoria, South Africa. Nicknamed “Blade Runner” and “the fastest man on no legs” because of the carbon-fiber prosthetic blades he wears to run track. Winner of six gold, one silver and one bronze Paralympic medals. First double-amputee athlete to compete against able-bodied runners in the Olympics. Timeline:1987-1988 – Both …

Larry Nassars Former Boss Convicted of Misconduct in Office

A former dean at Michigan State University was several well-known Olympic gymnasts. Prosecutors allege Strampel, who served as the medical schools dean for two decades, had absolute power and control over female students, and often took advantage of his role by making sexually explicit comments during professional meetings. Strampels behavior toward female students was said to be so disturbing that three female students brought their fathers with them to meetings, and one alleged victim even recorded her meeting with Strampel for future evidence. We know why these women didnt report, Assistant Attorney General Danielle Hagaman-Clark said, is just locker room talk. All were left with is locker-room talk, is bawdy talk, is ribald talk, [which] may be offensive to some …