Pistorius ad campaign pulled as Nike says 'no comment'

An advert for Nike that showed Pistorius setting off from the starting blocks with the line "I am the bullet in the chamber" has been removed from the runner's personal website.

updated: February 14, 2013 22:20 IST
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Johannesburg: Global sports giant Nike refused to comment on Thursday on its sponsorship of murder suspect Oscar Pistorius, as an advertising campaign starring the South African Olympian was pulled from local television.

A South African pay television channel which broadcasts across the continent announced it had canned a campaign featuring the runner.

Pistorius was charged with shooting dead his girlfriend on Thursday.

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