Nike suspends contract with Oscar Pistorius

A Nike spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that the sporting goods and apparel manufacturer had no plans for Oscar Pistorius in upcoming campaigns.

updated: February 21, 2013 17:44 IST
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London: US sportswear giant Nike has suspended its contract with Oscar Pistorius, a company spokesman said on Thursday, after the South African Paralympics star was charged with murdering his girlfriend.

"Nike has suspended its contract with Oscar Pistorius," the firm's UK and Ireland spokesman told AFP.

"We believe Oscar Pistorius should be afforded due process and we will continue to monitor the situation closely."

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