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Zuma congratulates Team SA

JOHANNESBURG, August 15 – President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday congratulated Team South Africa for winning six medals during the just ended IAAF World Championships 2017 in London, United Kingdom. Team South Africa won three gold medals through Wayde van Niekerk in the men’s 400m race, Luvo Manyonga (long jump) and Caster Semenya (women’s 800m). Van […]

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Semenya sets up another tilt at gold with easy semifinal win in 800m semifinals

LONDON, August 12 – Olympic champion Caster Semenya set herself up for IAAF World Championships gold in London on Friday night, winning her semifinal at a canter. Semenya clocked 1min 59.90sec to beat Poland’s Angelika Cichocka into second spot (1:59.32). American Charlene Lipsey, who had looked so good in the heats, took the field through the bell […]

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Semenya could be forced into hormone therapy in future competition

JOHANNESBURG, July 4  – South Africa’s women’s 800m Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya once again could face a ban from competition following a new study into athletes with raised testosterone levels which has just been published. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is set to challenge the 2015 ruling by the Court of Arbitration […]