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Semenya lauded as questions linger

Updated: August 25, 2009, 10:56 AM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Looking relaxed but shy and awkward under the glare of media attention, South African runner Caster Semenya returned home Tuesday amid questions about her gender after her stunning 800-meter win at the world championships.

The president of Athletics South Africa, Leonard Chuene, was defiant and said he had resigned from his seat on the IAAF board to protest the organization's treatment of Semenya. She is not accused of trying to cheat, but of perhaps unknowingly having a ...

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