Friday, September 11, 2009

Caster Semenya’s gender issue still unclear

Caster Semenya.
By Herald Wire Services

South African runner Caster Semenya’s eligibility to compete as a woman is no clearer - even though reports say she has female and male organs.

Semenya, who won the women’s 800-meter world title last month, has had a gender test, and the results were leaked to Australian newspapers. . . .

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge is confident the 2010 Vancouver Games will break even. . . .

he White House announced that first lady Michelle Obama will travel to Copenhagen to make the case for Chicago ahead of the Oct. 2 vote by the IOC on the site of the 2016 Summer Games.


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