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IAAF ran out if time in Semenya case, says Jacques Rogge

Hamburg – Olympic supremo Jacques Rogge sprung to the defence of the beleaguered athletics body IAAF in the Caster Semenya gender case on Thursday, saying it ran out of time.

Speaking in a teleconference from the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Rogge spoke of ‘a very complicated issue’ around the South African 800 metres world champion Semenya.

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‘I think that the IAAF has unfortunately been caught by a shortage of time,’ Rogge said.

‘The athlete came to the forefront very close to the Berlin world championships. The IAAF launched an inquiry but unfortunately this is time-consuming. The results were not available by Berlin.’ …Read More

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