ARTICLES RELATING TO CASTER SEMENYA

National orders to be awarded

2014-04-17 20:57

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has announced five new recipients of National Orders.

Semenya eyeing world record

2013-10-29 19:45

Olympic silver medallist Caster Semenya has her sights set on the world record after almost a year’s break from the track.

Cronje, Semenya shine in Rieti

2013-09-08 18:47

South African athletes Johan Cronje and Caster Semenya have shone at the season-ending World Challenge meeting in Rieti.

No exemption for Semenya

2013-07-31 17:02

Despite efforts by ASA to obtain an exemption, the team that will represent SA in Moscow will be missing Caster Semenya.

Semenya 'to run her own race'

2013-07-26 10:00

Caster Semenya will need to run hard from the gun in her final bid to qualify for the IAAF World Championships, says her agent.

Semenya running out of time

2013-07-21 20:02

Caster Semenya has improved her season's best by more than two seconds but again failed to qualify for the world champs.

Semenya wins on return

2013-07-17 21:00

Caster Semenya has won her first race after a lengthy injury layoff, but fell well short of qualifying for the world championships.

Semenya in race against time

2013-06-18 14:40

Caster Semenya hopes to return to competition at the end of next month, according to her agent, Jukka Harkonen.

Sascoc sets Rio medal goal

2013-05-23 14:01

Sascoc president Gideon Sam says South Africa will be aiming for 16 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Sascoc snubs Semenya

2013-05-22 15:48

Olympic silver medallist Caster Semenya has been the surprise exclusion from Sascoc's Operation Excellence programme.

Sedate start for Semenya

2013-02-07 14:37

Two of SA's top track and field athletes are taking very different approaches to the season, but share the same ultimate goal.

Rested Semenya eyes revenge

2012-10-05 14:41

SA 800m queen Caster Semenya is still recharging her batteries after winning the silver medal at the London Olympics.

Winnie, Mbalula welcome Team SA

2012-08-14 10:54

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula have received the first of SA's Olympic athletes as they arrived home.

SA rallies behind Semenya

2012-08-13 13:33

Sport24 readers were ecstatic after Caster Semenya's silver, and rallied behind her as she set her sights on gold in Rio.

Caster targets gold in Rio

2012-08-12 19:00
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Caster Semenya says she will put all her efforts over the next four years into winning gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Caster Semenya wins silver

2012-08-11 22:33

Caster Semenya has won South Africa's sixth medal of the London Olympics as she came second in the women's 800 metres final.

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Semenya confident for final

2012-08-10 17:06

South Africa’s Caster Semenya has expressed confidence after setting a good time in the semi-final of the women’s 800m.

I'm very confident, says Caster

2012-08-09 23:05
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South Africa's Caster Semenya is confident she can grab a medal after storming to the fastest time in the women's 800m semi-finals.

Caster: I must run sub-2 mins

2012-08-08 18:18

Caster Semenya, who cruised into the Olympic 800m semis, says she needs to run under two minutes in order to have a medal chance.

Caster eases into 800m semis

2012-08-08 12:38
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South Africa's Caster Semenya has cruised into the semi-finals of the women's 800m at the 2012 London Olympics.

Caster in confident mood

2012-07-27 13:47

South African 800m star Caster Semenya was a welcome visitor at a press conference ahead of her role as flag bearer at the Olympics.

Last stop for Khotso, Caster

2012-07-20 12:10

Khotso Mokoena, Caster Semenya and Andre Olivier will compete at the 9th leg of the Samsung Diamond League in Monaco.

Semenya running for Madiba

2012-07-18 11:25

Caster Semenya says she is solely focused on winning Olympic gold in the 800m in London - and making Nelson Mandela proud.

Caster dodging Budd's shadow

2012-07-07 12:04

Nearly 30 years after Zola Budd's fall in Los Angeles, Caster Semenya has the chance to replace unwanted baggage with a gold medal.

Semenya, Mokoena win

2012-06-14 14:30

Caster Semenya and Khotso Mokoena competed at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland and comfortably won in their respective events.

 

CGames places up for grabs

2014-04-10 20:30

The bid for Commonwealth Games places will start in earnest when athletes line up at the SA Senior Championships in Pretoria.

Lane gets life ban lifted

2013-09-19 19:00

Former ASA board member, Laraine Lane's life ban was set aside by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Semenya to line up in Zurich

2013-08-28 14:11

Caster Semenya hopes to find her best form of the season, when she lines up for the women's 800m race in Zurich.

Semenya out of world champs

2013-07-27 21:19

Caster Semenya will not compete at the IAAF World Championships after missing out on achieving the qualifying standard in Belgium.

Semenya makes final bid

2013-07-24 11:35

Caster Semenya will make one final bid to qualify for next month's world championships when she races in Belgium.

Semenya doubtful for Moscow

2013-07-19 14:30

Caster Semenya is likely to miss the world championships after she was left off an initial list of SA athletes to compete in Moscow.

Semenya back on track

2013-07-16 18:13

Caster Semenya will compete for the first time in nearly a year when she turns out at a low-key event, the Lahti Games in Finland.

Semenya's season in doubt

2013-05-30 13:26

Caster Semenya's season could be over after being omitted from Sascoc’s Operation Excellence Programme.

Pistorius has funding cut

2013-05-23 13:01

Oscar Pistorius has been left out of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee's Operation Excellence programme.

Caster denies pregnancy talk

2013-02-27 13:42

South African 800m star Caster Semenya has denied rumours circulating on social networks that she is pregnant.

Semenya up for another award

2012-11-05 19:59

South Africa's newly crowned Sportswoman of the Year, Caster Semenya, has also been nominated for Athlete of the Year.

Semenya hits back at critics

2012-08-14 11:58

Caster Semenya has hit back at criticism of the tactics which resulted in her winning a silver medal in the women's 800m race.

Don't castigate Caster: Mbalula

2012-08-13 17:52

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has dismissed talk that silver medallist Caster Semenya held back on gold to avoid further controversy.

SASCOC salutes Semenya

2012-08-13 07:54

SASCOC has celebrated Caster Semenya’s brave silver medal in the Olympic women’s 800-metre final in London.

Caster: I made a mistake

2012-08-12 07:48
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Caster Semenya has admitted that she made a mistake by starting out too slowly in her 800m final at the London Olympics.

Caster clinches silver medal

2012-08-11 21:06
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Caster Semenya has won silver in the 800m women's final, securing South Africa's sixth medal at the London Olympics.

Semenya favourite for gold

2012-08-10 11:12

Caster Semenya will add to South Africa's gold medal tally at the 2012 London Olympics, if bookmakers are to be believed...

Caster storms into 800m final

2012-08-09 20:44
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SA's Caster Semenya has stormed into the final of the women's 800m after winning her semi-final heat at the London Olympics.

Semenya on track for medal?

2012-08-08 14:33

SA track star Caster Semenya posted the third fastest time after the heats for the women's 800m at the 2012 London Olympics.

Hard times toughen Semenya

2012-07-27 16:31

Caster Semenya has said that the gender testing debacle that dogged her early international career has made her stronger.

Caster camp in confident mood

2012-07-25 17:23

Caster Semenya's spokesperson believes SA's flag bearer at the Olympics will dominate the women's 800m event at the Games.

Semenya to carry SA flag

2012-07-18 20:22

Former world 800m champion Caster Semenya will carry South Africa's flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games.

Mandela, Mutola inspire Caster

2012-07-14 13:17

Caster Semenya will draw inspiration from Nelson Mandela and Maria Mutola as she seeks to win the 800m crown at the Olympics.

Athlete in gender row after rape arrest

2012-06-15 13:04

A female Indian athlete who has been charged with raping her live-in partner has defended herself against claims that she is actually a man.

Semenya's 'form a worry'

2012-06-08 14:11

Former Olympic 800 metres silver medallist Hezekiel Sepeng says he is concerned over Caster Semenya's form ahead of the Olympics.

 
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