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Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Kenyan Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui slams ruling against South African rival
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Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Kenyan Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui slams ruling against South African rival

Wambui, who finished third behind Semenya in the 800m at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and silver medallist from Burundi Francine Niyonsaba — also considered hyperandrogenic — will take part in the Doha Diamond League

Caster Semenya vs IAAF: CAS rules against South African, says 'discrimination is necessary' for integrity of female athletics
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Caster Semenya vs IAAF: CAS rules against South African, says 'discrimination is necessary' for integrity of female athletics

South African athlete Caster Semenya's testosterone levels are not publicly known, but she is unlikely to be the only athlete affected by Wednesday's verdict

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Peerless Caster Semenya takes 800m gold with sensational final thrust
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Peerless Caster Semenya takes 800m gold with sensational final thrust

Beating Caster Semenya is almost next to impossible. Since the second half of 2015 and after the Rio Olympics, Semenya hasn’t lost an 800 metres race.

Trinidad and Tobago's maiden title, Usain Bolt's farewell and other highlights from Day 10 of World Championships
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Trinidad and Tobago's maiden title, Usain Bolt's farewell and other highlights from Day 10 of World Championships

Here are some photo highlights from Day 10 of IAAF World Championships 2017 in London.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya wins women's 800m, sets eyes on 34-year-old record
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya wins women's 800m, sets eyes on 34-year-old record

South Africa's Caster Semenya, who won the world title in 800m for the third time, hinted that it would now be time to tackle the world record of 1:53.28 set by Jarmila Kratochvilova back in 1983.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: South Africa's Caster Semenya strides smoothly into 800m final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: South Africa's Caster Semenya strides smoothly into 800m final

South Africa's double Olympic champion Caster Semenya progressed without problem to the final of the women's 800m after coasting to victory in the semi-final at the IAAF World Championships on Friday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: USA dominate with 1-2 finish in triple jump, 400m hurdles
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: USA dominate with 1-2 finish in triple jump, 400m hurdles

Here's a look at the medals tally after Day 7 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 in London where Americans continued to dominate.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya progresses safely into women's 800m semi-finals
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya progresses safely into women's 800m semi-finals

Semenya, a bronze medallist in the 1500m in London as she attempted an audacious double, clocked 2min 01.33sec.

Rio Olympics 2016: Caster Semenya clinches 800m gold, but easy win stokes complex gender debate
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Rio Olympics 2016: Caster Semenya clinches 800m gold, but easy win stokes complex gender debate

Caster Semenya won the Olympic gold in women's 800 metres, with no one even close to challenging her, but it's a result that would only stoke the complex debate over whether women with higher levels of testosterone than normal should be allowed to compete unchecked