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Semenya's lawyer says she was tricked into interview with British paper

LONDON — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say she was tricked into speaking to a reporter at The Guardian for a story in the British newspaper.

The 18-year-old South African runner, who won the 800-meter world championship title in August but had her accomplishment overshadowed by gender-test revelations, was quoted throughout in excerpts Friday and the full story published Saturday. The article was accompanied by several recent photographs.

Greg Nott, the managing partner for Dewey & LeBoeuf, issued a statement Saturday saying the quotes were obtained “under false pretenses and in a wrongful and unlawful manner.”…..Read More

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