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Monday 19 July 2010
Caster Semenya secured her second 800 metres win on Finnish soil in four days yesterday by coming home first in the Savo Games in Lapinlahti.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Thursday 15 July 2010
Tonight in a far corner of Finland, some 20 miles from the Russian border, Caster Semenya will make her return to the track 11 months after winning the World Championships and being ordered by the IAAF to undergo gender tests.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Caster Semenya will make her comeback at a European meeting but is not fit enough to compete at the world junior championships in Canada, the 800-metre world champion's coach said yesterday.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Sunday 04 July 2010
Anywhere but Henley... The chap sashaying over the Thames bridge in the light pink blazer and white slacks may just have received a double-take.
Friday 11 June 2010
The Caster Semenya saga took another peculiar twist yesterday when a press conference that was expected to announce she had been cleared to compete again was cancelled under firm instruction from the IAAF, the sport's world governing body.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Caster Semenya is expected to finally learn whether she can resume her athletics career when South Africa's Minister of Sport and Recreation hosts a press conference in Johannesburg today.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Caster Semenya's return to racing has been put on hold after an international track meeting in Zaragoza was cancelled because of a budget shortfall.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Wednesday 07 April 2010
The world 800m champion Caster Semenya has confirmed she will return to competitive action on 24 June in Spain.
Friday 02 April 2010
The legal firm representing Caster Semenya has threatened to take legal action to get the world 800m champion back into action on the South African track and field circuit. Dewey & LeBoeuf said yesterday that it would consider mounting a case against Athletics South Africa if the domestic governing body continued to bar its client from competition, pending the outcome of gender verification tests on the 19-year-old by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Thursday 01 April 2010
Athletics: Caster Semenya may have declared her intention to pick up the threads of her career as a world-beating 800m runner but the South African teenager learnt yesterday that she must wait until the International Association of Athletics Federations have completed their investigation into her extraordinary case.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
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