Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.
Caster Semenya is being raped … not in a corner of a deserted street; not in the bushes; nor anywhere in secrecy, but right in front of our eyes. She is being raped while the world is watching. Yes, there’s you and I who are speaking against it and there are those who are cheering the barbaric act on, but the rape continues.
The South African athlete, Caster Semenya, has lost her case against the athletic governing body, IAAF, which means that she will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels if she wishes to continue competing internationally in running events.
It’ll be 10 years ago in August that the world first heard about Caster Semenya. She had smashed her own personal best times in winning gold in the 800 metres at the World Championships in Berlin
The United Nations (UN) is throwing its weight behind Caster Semenya in her fight against new rules planned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Caster Semenya has won the first small battle in her fight against the IAAF. She complained to the panel at the hearing before the Court of Arbitration for Sport earlier on Monday that the IAAF had breached the rules regarding confidentiality, on the first day of the hearing in Lusanne, Switzerland. Semenya and a high-level […]
Generally, South Africa’s double-Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is a noticeably shy, reserved person. Had it not been for her vocation as a world-renowned athlete, I bet, too few people would know about her, writes Abbey Makoe.
South African athletics’ golden girl, Caster Semenya, is challenging the I-double-A-F’s rule change on testosterone levels in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Some members of Cosatu -affiliated unions are using the Workers’ Day celebrations to raise their dissatisfaction with the International Association of Athletics Federations newly introduced regulation that women with high testosterone will have to take medication to lower it to be able to compete in certain races.
The IAAF has announced stringent regulations that could prevent Olympic 800-metre champion Caster Semenya from competing in athletics.