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Caster Semanya To Keep Gold Medal

South African champion sprinter Caster Semanya, who rocked the sports world this summer when she was revealed to be intersex, will be allowed to keep the gold medal she earned at the world championships. Semanya is waiting for a further decision on whether she may continue to compete as a woman.

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South African Strip Club Billboard Mocks Champion Sprinter Caster Semanya

This cruel billboard mocking Caster Semanya was posted by a South African strip club chain. Ad Week reports: Not surprisingly, the billboard drew complaints, at which Teazers owner Lolly Jackson scoffed at length. He first said the Semenya situation was “the furthest thing from my mind” when he made the ad. Then he added: “I do not want anyone coming …

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Caster Semenya On Suicide Watch

Days after being outed worldwide as being intersex, South African world champion sprinter Caster Semenya has been placed on a suicide watch. The Daily Star quoted officials as saying that psychologists are caring the 18-year-old round-the- clock after it was claimed tests had proved she was a hermaphrodite. Leaked details of the probe by the ¬≠International Association of ¬≠Athletics Federations …

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Report: Castor Semenya Is Intersex

Gender tests of world champion South African sprinter Caster Semenya reveal that she is intersex. According to the results of tests ordered by the International Amateur Athletics Foundation, Semenya has no uterus, no ovaries, and internal male testes producing high levels of testosterone. The IAAF says, “This is a medical issue and not a doping issue where she was deliberately …

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South African Sprinter Caster Semenya Gets Girly Makeover, But Why?

As she awaits the results of her “gender testing” at the hands of track and field officials, world champion South African sprinter Caster Semenya has been given a girly-girl makeover for a magazine cover meant to “silence her critics” who claim she’s a man. Via Yahoo Sports: For the shoot Semenya sported a less ambiguous hair style, a designer black …

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Christian Athletic Group: Keep Trans People Out Of Competitive Sports

Well, you knew the Christian right just had to weigh on the situation faced by South African sprinter Caster Semenya. Some Jeebus-based track and field organization named 4 WINDS bleats: The liberal San Francisco-based National Sexuality Resource Center (NSRC) says the IAAF should “stay out of Caster Semenya’s pants”. “Your efforts to make champion Caster Semenya ‘prove’ she is a …

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High Testosterone Levels Found In South African Sprinter Caster Semanya

Tests have revealed that South African sprinter Caster Semanya, who was accused of not being female after blowing away the competition at the track and field world finals, has three times the normal level of testosterone in her system. This does not necessarily prove that she has been doping as some women naturally have such a result. But very interestingly, …

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Berlin: Record-Setting Female Sprinter Accused Of Not Being Female

Teenage South African sprinter Caster Semanya “came out of nowhere” to set records at the track and field world championships in Berlin this week. But everybody is waiting for the result of a “gender test” given three weeks ago to determine if Semanya is literally woman enough to compete in female events. About three weeks ago, the international federation asked …

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