Before meeting OscarPistorius, probably the world's most famous double-amputee and certainly its most newsworthy, I took a phone call from one of the PR team handling his media commitments. Could I please avoid too many questions about Oscar's prosthetic legs, the so-called Blade Runner's so-called blades, as it might get Oscar's dander up.
Here's OscarPistorius, who seemed well on his way to an overwhelming victory in the men's 200m at the Paralympics, losing to Brazil's Alan Oliveira. Oliveira finished the race in 21.45 seconds, .07 seconds faster than Pistorius. The video above is worth watching if only for the deafening silence that greets Oliveria's win—while shots of the stands make the 200m final look very well attended, the crowd showed its rooting interests by pretty much shutting up after Oliveria overtook Pistorius. Immediately after the race, the silver medalist alleged foul play: