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South Africa athletics chief keeps job despite lying about Semenya test

Athletics South Africa president Leonard Chuene will keep his job despite government calls for him to be fired for lying about gender tests made on runner Caster Semenya, SAPA news agency reported on Thursday.

SAPA said the athletics federation’s board had decided to keep Chuene in his post at a meeting to discuss the controversy surrounding whether gender tests were conducted on Semenya before her world championship 800 metres victory last month.

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"The meeting unanimously expressed confidence in the current ASA leadership," the agency quoted the federation as saying….Read More

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