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Caster Semenya Will Keep Her Gold Medal

Caster Semenya, the South African 800-meter runner who got hell for looking “manish,” will get to keep her gold medal. If you remember back to August, her gender came under…

Erica Maxwell | November 19, 2009 - 4:30 pm

DNA Tests Allegedly Indicate Caster Semenya’s A Hermaphrodite

For weeks Caster Semenya, the 18-year-old South African runner, has been embroiled in a kerfluffle over her “real” sex. Rumors that Semenya wasn’t a woman spread after she won a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Caster Semenya Gets A Girly Makeover To Help “Prove” She’s A Woman

Caster Semenya, the runner who was forced to undergo sex-determination testing, appears on the cover of South African magazine You, with her hair down and her makeup done (including dark…

Catherine Strawn | September 9, 2009 - 12:40 pm

The Caster Semenya Controversy Continues

Caster Semenya won the 800-meter race at the world championships last week, but the controversy surrounding her continues. A source close to the investigation of Semenya said the runner underwent…

Catherine Strawn | August 25, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Is South African Runner Caster Semenya Really A Man?

Is Caster Semenya a woman who looks like a man, or a man posing as a woman? There is controversy surrounding the 18-year-old South African runner who many want to…

Catherine Strawn | August 19, 2009 - 3:30 pm