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Caster Semenya: Local Gender Tests Done On South African Runner

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — A South African newspaper has published what it says are e-mails showing local track officials authorized gender tests done in th...

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...

The Day I Was Miffed That No One Thought I Was a Boy

Kristin Maschka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin Maschka

To Caster and her family and friends: I share your outrage regardless of the details, I hope your story gives us another chance to challenge everyone's assumptions about gender

Caster Semenya, Nelson Mandela Meet Amid Gender Testing Uproar

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Former President Nelson Mandela has congratulated South African runner Caster Semenya, whose dramatic improvement, deep voice and...

Caster Semenya Receives Huge Welcome Home, Winnie Mandela: We Are Proud Of "Our Little Girl"

AP | CELEAN JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Mobbed by a singing, dancing and horn-blowing crowd of supporters at Johannesburg's airport, South African runner Caster Semenya ...

Caster Semenya, South African Runner, Is Definitely Female, Says Family

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FAIRLIE, South Africa — She wore pants instead of a skirt to school, played soccer with the boys and was teased about her masculine looks. Cast...