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Government wants Chuene fired

Updated: September 20, 2009, 1:05 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa's government received support on Sunday for its demand that the country's top athletics official be axed after he admitted lying about gender tests conducted on 800-meter world champion Caster Semenya.

Athletics South Africa president Leonard Chuene apologized Saturday, saying he had lied to protect the 18-year-old's privacy.

The sports ministry called on the ASA to fire Chuene.

"If they fail to do so, they run the risk of being led by a liar," Gert ...

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