Caster Semenya

World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya eases through 800m heats, Maryna Arzamasova out

World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya eases through 800m heats, Maryna Arzamasova out

South African Semenya, last beaten at the World Championships semi-final in Beijing two years ago, was third going into the final straight and eased past Rose Mary Almanza and Natoya Goule to win in 2:01.33.

Aug 11, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Rio Olympic champion Caster Semenya bowled over by MS Dhoni's inspirational journey

Rio Olympic champion Caster Semenya bowled over by MS Dhoni's inspirational journey

Semenya, who had won silver medals in 2011 and 2012 World Championships, tweeted this message after watching Mahi's biopic.

May 06, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Semenya finished second behind the Russian in both Daegu in 2011 and London 2012 and is now set to become a double Olympic champion after her victory in Rio 2016

Feb 12, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was "super excited" about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Jul 28, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

SEA Games: Gender protest over Indonesian volleyball player

The Philippines demanded SEA Games organisers carry out a gender test on an Indonesian women`s volleyball player on Tuesday, risking a storm of controversy.

Jun 09, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand fights `cruel` gender rules

A teenage Indian sprinter who was banned from international competition for failing a "gender test" is hoping her fight against rules on sexual identity will spare others the same fate.

Oct 14, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Semenya eyeing world record in women`s 800m

Olympic silver-medallist Caster Semenya has said that she has her sights set on the world record in the women`s 800m after almost a year`s break from the track.

Oct 30, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

London Olympics 2012: A silver will do for now, for Semenya

Caster Semenya knew she`d blown her first Olympic final by starting out too slowly.

Aug 12, 2012, 10:13 AM IST

London Olympics Athletics: India’s Tintu Luka fails to make 800m final

Tintu Luka of India crashed out of the 800m semi-final finishing 6th in Heat 2.

Aug 10, 2012, 03:31 AM IST

‘Gender row’ athlete Semenya to be South Africa’s flag-bearer at London Olympics

Semenya won the women``s 800m title at the age of 18 at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany in 2009, but was involved in a gender row after the amount of testosterones found in her body.

Jul 19, 2012, 14:41 PM IST

Semenya to carry South Africa`s flag at Olympics

Caster Semenya will carry South Africa`s flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.

Jul 19, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Semenya qualifies for London Olympics

Former world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya qualified for the London Olympics on Friday when she eased to victory in one minute 59.58 seconds at a Yellow Pages Series meeting.

Apr 21, 2012, 08:42 AM IST

Semenya fails to get Olympic qualifying time

Former world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya failed to reach the Olympic qualifying time when she clocked two minutes 3.60 seconds in her return to action after injury on Saturday.

Mar 24, 2012, 22:33 PM IST

Caster Semenya through to 800 semifinals at worlds

Two years removed from the controversy surrounding her gender, Caster Semenya got off to a strong start in defending her 800-meter title at the world championships.

Sep 01, 2011, 10:41 AM IST

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya sprinted to the women`s world 800m crown two years ago and quickly found herself entangled in a maelstrom of seedy allegations that saw her cast into limbo because of doubts over her true gender.

Aug 25, 2011, 12:31 PM IST

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya sprinted to the women`s world 800m crown two years ago and quickly found herself entangled in a maelstrom of seedy allegations that saw her cast into limbo because of doubts over her true gender.

Aug 25, 2011, 12:31 PM IST

Usain Bolt blazes to victory in blustery Stockholm

Usain Bolt defied blustering winds to record his first victory in three attempts on Swedish soil.

Jul 30, 2011, 09:39 AM IST

Usain Bolt blazes to victory in blustery Stockholm

Usain Bolt defied blustering winds to record his first victory in three attempts on Swedish soil.

Jul 30, 2011, 09:39 AM IST

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya has bucked the controversy over her gender and has now targeted a successful Diamond League campaign.

Jun 08, 2011, 09:32 AM IST

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya has bucked the controversy over her gender and has now targeted a successful Diamond League campaign.

Jun 08, 2011, 09:32 AM IST