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Athletes who have fallen from grace

Published On: Feb 19 2013 09:40:45 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 14 2014 06:01:16 AM CST

A year to the day after he killed his girlfriend, South African "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius broke his silence Friday, describing her death as a "devastating accident." Take a look at some other athletes who have fallen from grace.

Tonya Harding
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Tonya Harding -- A champion figure skater in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Harding is best remembered for the cover-up of an attack orchestrated by her ex-husband and bodyguard on competitor Nancy Kerrigan in 1994. She has had several minor run-ins with the law since then, and has also dabbled in boxing.

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