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Semenya cruises into 800m final

Caster Semenya showed glimpses of her old self as she cruised into the final of the 800m at the world championships.

Semenya returns to action in Daegu

Defending women's 800m champion Caster Semenya returns to world competition on a busy day six of the World Athletics Championships on Thursday.

Pistorius due to make Worlds history

Oscar Pistorius will make history in Daegu when he becomes the first amputee athlete to compete at the World Athletics Championships.

Blade Runner guns for world qualification time

Oscar Pistorius has only 12 days left to get the all-important qualification time that would allow him to compete in the world championships.

Bolt cruises, Semenya outshone at Bislett Games

Usain Bolt delivered a stunning 200m victory at the Bislett Games but Caster Semenya was outshone by unheralded Moroccan Halima Hachlaf in the 800m.

Semenya eyes Diamond League glory

Caster Semenya has bucked the controversy over her gender and has now targeted a successful Diamond League campaign to defend her world 800m title.

Gay steams to glory, Semenya outshone

Tyson Gay steamed to victory in the 100m at the season's final Diamond League meet on Friday, but Caster Semenya failed in her bid to win the 800m.

Dutch ready for ‘star-less’ Slovakia

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has told his team to buckle down in their second round World Cup match against a Slovakian side he said lacked "stars".

Portugal expect ‘beautiful game’ against Brazil

Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz fully expects his team's final Group G clash against star-studded Brazil on Friday to be a "beautiful game".

All Blacks lead the southern way as Boks bungle

New Zealand arrived in Europe having been stripped of their Tri-Nations crown by world champions South Africa.

Fatigue on ice, McCaw warns ahead of France clash

Any feelings of fatigue after a long season are on hold, Richie McCaw has warned ahead of the All Blacks' clash against France on Saturday.

Boks bid to break 12-year French hoodoo

World champions South Africa will seek to break a 12-year hoodoo when they take on France at the Municipal Stadium in Toulouse on Friday.

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