South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) Chief Operating Officer Patience Shikwambana says they are still hopeful that athletes participating in the IAAF world athletics championships in Doha, Qatar will still bring home medals.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport.
World renowned athlete, Caster Semenya, says she is pushing forward with efforts to distribute menstrual cups to girls in rural areas.
South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month’s world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAF’s testosterone regulations imposed on her, a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday.