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S. Africa suspends track federation

Updated: June 23, 2013, 7:18 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa's Olympic committee suspended the troubled national track federation on Sunday and said athletes like Caster Semenya would not be able to compete at the Olympics or Commonwealth Games until the problems were resolved.

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee said it had now "cut ties" with Athletics South Africa, which had been put under administration this year but defied that order Saturday by reinstating its own board.

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