Caster Semenya easily won her 800m heat at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday‚ and then insisted she was targeting medals‚ not the world record. People should learn how to unite. I have done well. "I feel sorry for them". That was my main focus - just doing it for my people. "I think it is all about loving one another", she said.
Semenya wins her first Olympic title, with her victory coming two hours after IAAF President Sebastian Coe, who was at the Olympic Stadium, says the worldwide athletics body will go back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in an attempt to have the testosterone-limiting rules reinstated. But in the belly of Rio's Olympic Stadium, sports instead got a new leader who preaches unity where, for too long in her case, there has been nothing but discord. Her default position is generally to talk only about her running. She made a cross with her arms. The painted plaster cast of Baartman's body was displayed in Paris' Musee de l'Homme until 1974.
Nonetheless, the South African was herself untouchable here on Saturday night.
And the really good news is that the new Olympic champion is keen on making the 400m a part of her schedule. Pierre Weisse, the IAAF's general secretary has joked "She is a woman, but maybe not 100 percent".
In a brief, three-sentence statement, the IAAF announces that Semenya is cleared to compete again against other women, almost a year after her gold at the worlds. "The first 400 we were pushing ourselves, it was great", Semenya told reporters. "It's not about looking at people, how they look, how they speak, how they run". You know, it's not about being muscular.
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There is no other rider out there that I look at that wants it more than Isabell and I think that's where I get my fight. Her win makes her the first British woman to retain an individual Olympic title after she struck gold in London in 2012.
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Mills has embraced the leadership role on the floor, and he has maintained his red-hot shooting and efficiency numbers. He played sparingly in Australia's exhibition games over the summer, but was ready when the games started to count.
"Tonight is all about performances", she said. You don't think about how your opponents look. Alarmists fear that athletes such as Semenya will blur the biological line so thoroughly that we might as well cancel male and female categories and compete together in one however-you-want-to-identify-yourself free-for-all. Just fantastic. I couldn't believe it.
Unbeaten in eight races this year, Semenya - silver in London 2012, after the Russian Mariya Savinova - came to Rio with the African title and world's best in 10 years: 1:55.33, achieved in Monaco. Dutee trusts her legal team and is therefore, focusing on training and performance.
South Africa's social media has been united in furious defence of Ms. Semenya.
The rule was appealed past year by sprinter Dutee Chand of India, who ran here in the preliminary heats of the 100 meters and the 400 relay and finished close to last in both.
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Results: 3000M steeplechase: Conseslus Kipruto (Ken) 8:03.28, 1; Evan Jager (US) 8:04.28, 2; Ezekiel Kemboi (Ken) 8:08.47, 3. Jager became the first American to win a steeplechase medal since the same LA Games, where Brian Diemer took bronze .
In primetime track and field competition, four-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix goes for gold in the women's 400m final. When asked to evaluate her individual performance after the 22-20, 21-18 straight-set loss, Walsh Jennings said, "Rocky".
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Also speaking atthe press conference, Diaz welcomed the possibility of another rematch with McGregor, this time at 155 pounds. What should the UFC do with its biggest star next? McGregor did not end up retiring, but UFC did drop him from the card.
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It was a bit easier than the 19-year-old expected as he won his semifinal bout by walkover due to injury to his opponent. But Stevenson spoke glowingly of the retired champion after meeting him earlier in the Rio tournament.