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Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'

GEORGE, South Africa (Reuters) - Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court.

Muthu challenges Karim to president’s post

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Athletics Federation’s (MAF) 16th elections will see a contest for all positions.

Lyles gets break from uncalled false start to run fast 150

(Reuters) - Noah Lyles overcame an apparent false start to run the fourth-fastest 150 meters of all time on a wet elevated straightaway in Boston on Sunday.

Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles

RABAT (Reuters) - World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic instalment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday.

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late' - agent

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said.

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo

OSLO (Reuters) - World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 metres hurdles race at the Bislett Games on Thursday.

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 metres race

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African.

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches - TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes.

Inspirational runner Grunewald dies of cancer at age 32

(Reuters) - Tributes have flowed for United States runner Gabriele Grunewald, who died in Minneapolis on Tuesday from complications of cancer at the age of 32.