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Professor: Sports need gender policies

She says cases like those of track athlete Caster Semenya typically not managed well

Updated: November 8, 2010, 6:39 PM ET
By and Julie Foudy | ESPN

Caster Semenya's life changed because of eight seconds. It took 11 months before she could start to piece it back together.

In August 2009, the South African runner won the 800-meter world championship in 1:55:45. Immediately following the race, Semenya was forced to skip the postrace news conference and ushered out of the stadium.

A representative from the International Association of Athletics Federations, track and field's world governing body, took her place at ...

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