Pistorius shows his horsepower

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius sees off an equine challenger in a very different kind of sporting challenge.



    After Olympic and Paralympic success in 2012, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius showed there was no horsing around when he took on an Arabian race horse in Doha, in an event aimed at raising disability awareness.

    Al Jazeera’s Robin Adams reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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