Business of Sport

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Ewan MacKenna.

Ewan MacKenna: We made a sport of the Oscar Pistorius trial, and as the Blade Runner fell to earth, we forgot about his victim.

Some things you should know. Away from the cameras and before the coffin, Reeva Steenkamp liked to bake and she loved horses. The latter nearly ended her; in her early 20s, riding one day, she fell from on high and broke her back so badly she had to learn to walk again. When she did, she worked for Fashion TV, popped up in ads purely because she looked nice, was set for reality television and often existed in a world where there’s a vacuum of thought, where demonstrations of intelligence are regularly repressed and culled.

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