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Funding cut for Oscar Pistorius

Updated: May 23, 2013, 9:50 AM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius and Caster Semenya were left off a list of athletes to be given funding ahead of the 2016 Rio Games because neither is currently training or competing, the South African Olympic Committee said Thursday.

Pistorius, a double-amputee runner who competed at the London Games, was not on the high performance list for the next Olympics and Paralympics after his decision to stay out of competition for the rest of the year to focus on defending himself against a murder ...

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