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Pistorius can expect cool reception in Paralympics

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London.  Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge. Pistorius, who is to be sentenced next month after being found guilty in the negligent killing of his girlfriend, could compete at any time because the South African Olympic committee has no regulations preventing someone with a criminal record from representing the country. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

LONDON (AP) — As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it’s uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What’s clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by the double amputee sprinter.

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UA women, men cross country teams ranked

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranks both the University of Arkansas women’s and men’s cross country teams among the tops in the nation.

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Pistorius can compete again in Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock looking in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.  Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Sentencing procedures will start Oct. 13. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko, Pool)

Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend, the International Paralympic Committee said Friday.

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