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S. Africa court clears Pistorius to travel abroad

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Paralympian sprint star Oscar Pistorius may compete at the World Championships in August after a South African court cleared him for international travel, easing stringent bail terms imposed after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend. 

South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius appears at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria on February 22, 2013. A South African court on Thursday cleared Pistorius for international travel, easing stringent bail conditions imposed on him for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

Pistorius, 26, whose athletics career has been on hold since the Valentine's Day killing of 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp, had appealed against a raft of bail conditions he said were unfair and unwarranted.

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