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Semenya cannot compete until gender case is resolved

South African runner Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete until a resolution has been reached in her gender case, the country’s athletics association said on Thursday.

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Semenya underwent gender verification tests after she won the women’s 800 metres at the Berlin world championships last August, following a rapid improvement in her performances. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has yet to reveal the results of the tests.

“We can only allow her to participate in events once we get clarity from the IAAF, not at this stage,” Athletics South Africa (ASA) administrator Ray Mali said…Read More

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