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South African officials meet on Semenya case

JOHANNESBURG — South African sports officials met Saturday to decide how best to help a world champion runner whose sex has been questioned – and how to respond to the circus created by alleged leaks from the international track and field body.

The International Association of Athletics Federations, which ordered sex tests on women’s world 800-meter champion Caster Semenya, has refused to confirm or deny Australian media reports that the tests show Semenya has both male and female characteristics. The international body says it is reviewing the results and will issue a final decision in November on whether Semenya will be allowed to continue to compete in women’s events…..Read More

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