A general view of empty seating in the stadium during the Women’s 200 Metres Heats on day four of the IAAF World Championships at The Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Did you see that? They came and were heard with a little more clamour this time, and were duly treated to a World Championship 5,000m for the ages – (...)

Caster Semenya  wins the women’s 1,500m  during the Diamond League meeting at  Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images

Caster Semenya put aside the controversy over a planned rule change in athletics regarding hyperandrogenism to win the women’s 1,500 metres in a South(...)