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Caster Semenya is being treated unfairly

In South Africa, an 18-year-old who was recently victorious at the world track and field championships in Berlin has come under heavy scrutiny. The International Amateur Athletic Federation asked that nation’s athletic federation to conduct a gender test on the young star, Caster Semenya, whose blistering time of 1:55.45 in the 800 meters bested the…

Michael Johnson says Gay needs fast start or the race is over at 10m

By Gary Smith, World-Track BERLIN — American sprint legend Michael Johnson believes Tyson Gay must get a fast start when he clashes with Usain Bolt over the 100 metres or the race will be over within a few metres. Johnson, the current 400m world record holder who held the previous 200m world mbest, before losing…

Maurice Greene: "No one knows how fast Usain Bolt can actually go"

By Gary Smith, World-Track BERLIN — Former 100 metres world record holder Maurice Greene believes Usain Bolt has not yet reached his full potential, and backs the Jamaican sprint sensation to develop as he learns to race over the distance. Bolt, who currently holds the world record in both the 100m and 200m, was phenomenal…

Rawlinson wins in comeback race, Idowu beats Evora in Spain

By Symone Goss, World-Track MALAGA — In only her first 400m hurdles race of season Australian two-time world champion Jana Rawlinson returned to competition with boosting victory, after fighting off what she described as "the strongest winds I’ve ever raced in." Rawlinson, who has been sidelined by injures for over a year won her specialty…