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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

2009 news stories

2009 produced some fascinating sports stories. Below are links to our coverage of those top stories of 2009

Caster Semenya - male or female? The big debate of 2009

Swimsuit drama - records are meaningless
Oscar Pistorius in the news again - the scientific evidence for and against
The Tour de France 2009 - controversy over the limits to performance and power analysis