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Caster Semenya allowed to keep gold medal

After all of the controversy, Caster Semenya will be allowed to keep the gold medal she earned earlier this year. Shortly after Caster won the Women’s 800m at the World Championship it was alleged that Caster wasn’t really a woman at all but was a man masquerading as a woman.  Allegations ran around the web... Read more »

Caster Semenya placed on Suicide Watch

Just days after a leaked report outlined that runner Caster Semenya had no uterus and testes instead of ovaries, she has been placed on suicide watch  over concerns of her mental health. MP Butana Komphela, chair of South Africa’s sports committee, said: “She is like a raped person. “She is afraid of herself and does... Read more »

Are Caster Semenya gender test results to be believed?

Today an Australian newspaper based in Sydney is claiming that they have intercepted the test results conducted on runner Caster Semenya. Semenya came under scrutiny last month when she broke the Women’s 800m race at the World Athletics Championship in Berlin by almost a full second.  Quickly after her win red flags were thrown and foul was... Read more »
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South African athletics boss quits over Semenya gender bender probe

AP Photo: Anja Niedringhaus Caster Semenya has been in the news quite often over the last week since the IAAF has requested a “gender verification test.” Semenya shattered the current 800m Womens race at the World Athletics Championships by almost a full second and since then has been under constant scrutiny to determine whether she... Read more »