Oscar Pistorius loses gold medal race, blames it on opponent's use of…

They say that turnabout is fair play. And indeed, after all the talk that Oscar Pistorius's prosthetic Cheetah's were giving him an unfair advantage against normal functioning athletes, it would appear that he has himself become the victim of an opponent with a technological edge. » 9/04/12 7:30am 9/04/12 7:30am

What does Oscar Pistorius’s success at the Olympics mean for the future…

For the first time ever in Olympic history, a double-amputee is set to race alongside able-bodied athletes. Nicknamed "Blade Runner," South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius's remarkable achievement is set to raise as much enthusiasm as it will concern. » 8/03/12 8:40am 8/03/12 8:40am

10 Ways the Olympics Could be Different in the Future

The modern Olympics have already changed a great deal since their early years. Arts events like architecture, literature, painting, and music went out the window in 1954, and many events, such as mountain biking, synchronized swimming, curling, and table tennis were added only in the last 30 years. So how might the… » 7/29/12 9:00am 7/29/12 9:00am

Augmented Human May Compete in Beijing Olympics

Last year South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius blew people's minds when he came in second in a 400-meter footrace in Rome...without feet. Pistorius is missing the lower part of both his legs, and ran on two carbon-fiber "Cheetah" leg prostheses. A lawsuit followed (of course), and Pistorius was banned from… » 5/27/08 9:35am 5/27/08 9:35am