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South African TV pulls Pistorius ads

Updated: February 14, 2013, 3:08 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

South African TV station M-Net on Thursday said it would stop running its ads that use Oscar Pistorius to promote its broadcast of the Oscars on Feb. 23. The move came as news of the arrest of Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, sent ripples through the business world.

"Out of respect and sympathy to the bereaved, M-Net will be pulling its entire Oscar campaign featuring Oscar Pistorius with immediate effect," a Twitter account ...

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