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The Sport and Recreation department of the South African Government announced yesterday that Caster Semenya would be allowed to keep the 800 metres gold medal she won at the athletics World Championships in Berlin in August, and also the $60,000 (£36,000) in prize-money that she earned. The $64,000 question remains, however. It is likely to be some while yet before the 18-year-old knows whether she will be free to chase any further gold.

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South Africa make Semenya apology

Caster Semenya has received an unconditional apology from Athletics South Africa for their role in the row over the athlete's gender.

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The South African athlete did take a gender test before the World Championships, and the results alarmed the team doctor

South Africa 'planned for tests on Semenya'

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Joan Smith: Semenya's violation is sport's shame

Scrutiny of the athlete's physique is distasteful

South Africa threatens 'world war' if Semenya receives ban

South Africa's sports minister yesterday threatened to wage "a third world war" if his country's world champion 800m runner, Caster Semenya, finds herself banned from competition as a result of the tests she has taken to determine her gender.

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