Latest Caster Semenya News

Steeplechaser Jeruto plunges into water after gold at worlds

Jul. 20, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Steeplechaser Norah Jeruto came up with a cool way to celebrate her victory at the end of a sizzling hot day at the world championships. A pool party. Everyone was invited, too. The Kenyan-born runner who recently began representing Kazakhstan...

Semenya finishes 13th, doesn't advance in 5,000 at worlds

Jul. 20, 2022 21:51 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In one way, this race was like so many in the past for Caster Semenya. When she crossed the finish line, there wasn't anyone near her. This race, though, was the 5,000 meters — not her specialty, the 800 — and when Semenya crossed the line all alone, she...

Caster Semenya is back, so is her sport's thorniest problem

Jul. 19, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Champion runner Caster Semenya heads into this year's world championships with virtually no chance to win. On Wednesday in Eugene, Oregon, the 31-year-old, three-time world champion at 800 meters will run instead in the 5,000-meter race. She is not...