The rise and fall of Oscar Pistorius chronicled in new ESPN documentary

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A new four-part documentary on ESPN will chronicle the rise and downfall of the former athlete Oscar Pistorius.

Part of ESPN's award-winning 30 for 30 series, The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius will premiere weekly from Thursday 19 November at 20:00 on ESPN (DStv 218) with repeats each Sunday at 20:00 from 22 November.

Directed by BAFTA award-winner Daniel Gordon (HillsboroughGeorge Best: All By Himself) and produced by Academy Award-winner John Battsek (Searching for SugarmanOne Day in September), the documentary tells the story of the South African Paralympic sprinter and international hero, who had inspired millions with his determination and dedication – and who was then suddenly at the centre of a murder investigation.

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