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Caster Semenya Gender

Semenya Makes Olympic Debut After Gender Controversy

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Caster Semenya perched herself on a lane marker behind the start of the 800 meters and took a few moments to absorb what it feels like ...

Caster Semenya Cleared After 11-Month Gender Saga

AP | LESEGO MOTSHEGWA and GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Caster Semenya was cleared to immediately return to track by the sport's governing body Tuesday, ending an 11-month layoff while ...

Dealing with Gender

Blanche Capel, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Blanche Capel, Ph.D.

The Caster Semenya controversy has been sullied by innuendo -- rumors about the athlete's intention to pretend that she is a female. It may be that this remarkable athlete is simply at one end of the bell curve of "femaleness."

Caster Semenya COMEBACK: Speedster To Race In Spain

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Caster Semenya intends to return to competition June 24 at a meet in Zaragoza, Spain, agreeing to wait for the results of her gen...

Caster Semenya Should Not Run Until Gender Tests Complete, IAAF Says

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa — Caster Semenya is tired of waiting for track and field's ruling body to release results of her gender tests and pla...

Caster Semenya NOT YET Free To Compete, Gender Investigation Ongoing

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Caster Semenya's lawyers say they are still working with international track officials to settle the future of the 800-meter worl...

Caster Semenya's Gender Tests To Remain Secret

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — South African runner Caster Semenya will keep her 800-meter gold medal from the world championships, and the results of her gende...

Caster Semenya's

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MONACO — The governing body of track and field is working behind the scenes with Caster Semenya and the South African government to resolve issu...

Caster Semenya: Guardian Interview "Wrongful And Unlawful"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LONDON — Caster Semenya's lawyers say she was tricked into speaking to a reporter at The Guardian for a story in the British newspaper. The 18-...

Semenya's Struggle Teaches Us About Understanding Gender Identity

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Emma Ruby-Sachs

A South African runner whose gender identity stirred up huge controversy will be permitted to keep her title and prize money. But how do we define what is too male to compete in a women's sport?

Caster Semenya: Tests Reveal Sprinter Has Both Male, Female Characteristics

New York Daily News | By Oren Yaniv | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tests show that controversial runner Caster Semenya is a woman ...and a man! The 18-year-old South African champ has no womb or ovaries and her testo...

Caster Semenya, South Africa Runner In Gender Controversy, To Receive Big Welcome

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — South African runner Caster Semenya, who is undergoing gender testing after questions arose about her muscular build and deep voi...

Letterman Proposes New Test To Settle Question Of Caster Semenya's Gender (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Caster Semenya, the young track and field star who has wowed the world with incredible race times, is under suspicion, not for performance-enhancing d...

Caster Semenya Gender Testing Murkier Than It Sounds

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A learning curve this steep is always going to cause suspicion. A South African teen named Caster Semenya outran her competition in the women's 800 m...