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Athletes who have fallen from grace

POSTED: 07:40 AM PST Feb 19, 2013    UPDATED: 04:01 AM PST Feb 14, 2014 

A year to the day after he killed his girlfriend, South African "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius broke his silence Friday, describing her death as a "devastating accident." Take a look at some other athletes who have fallen from grace.

Oscar Pistorius news conference
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Nicknamed the "Blade Runner," Oscar Pistorius made history when he became the first Paralympian to compete in the able-bodied Olympics in London in 2012. But he's now been charged with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp, and faces life in prison if convicted. Take a look at some of the other athletes who have fallen from grace.

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