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Daily sports wrap: Semenya testosterone debate reopened

2017-07-05 18:07

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome!

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. BOOKIES NO BELIEVERS IN PROTEAS SERIES WIN

According to the bookies, the Proteas go into Thursday's first Test against England at Lord's as outsiders.

Both sides will be fielding new captains as England start a new era under the leadership of Joe Root while Dean Elgar will skipper the Proteas in the absence of Faf du Plessis.

CLICK to see the odds against the Proteas

2. LIONS' WARREN GATLAND TO REPLACE HANSEN?

New Zealand rugby boss Steve Tew says British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland is in contention to replace Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach.

In the last few weeks, Gatland has been portrayed as a clown by New Zealand press... Awks!

It seems Gatland might have the last laugh...

CLICK to read NZ rugby's statement

3. SA CRICKETER SMASHES COUNTY RECORD

South Africa's Sean Dickson smashed a career-best triple century for Kent in a County Championship match at The County Ground in Beckenham.

He was also involved in a record stand with former England batsman Joe Denly and put his county firmly ahead against Northamptonshire.

CLICK to read more on Dickson's record

4. SEMENYA TO TAKE MEDICATION FOR TESTOSTERONE?

Women runners born with high testosterone levels enjoy a "significant competitive advantage", said a study that could reignite debate on the future participation of athletes whose gender was questioned.

South Africa's Caster Semenya has endured banishment for failing so-called "gender tests".

CLICK to read the IAAF's study

5. SAGAN DENIES WRONGDOING IN TDF CRASH

World champion Peter Sagan has accepted his disqualification for racing dangerously in the Tour de France.

Sagan allegedly elbowed Team Dimension Data's Mark Cavendish into the barriers during the sprint finish in the TDF's fourth stage.

The Slovakian admitted defeat in his bid to ride on, but denied any wrongdoing...

CLICK to read Sagan's statement on his disqualification


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