UN Human Rights Body Rallies Behind South Africa's Caster Semenya
The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution to defend athlete Caster Semenya's rights to participate in sport, the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation says. On the same day, the Council of Abritration for Support said a decision on Semenya's case has been postponed to late April. The athlete is challenging proposed changes to IAAF regulations that could force her to lower her testosterone levels.
Govt of SA, 21 March 2019
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) today adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa to defend Caster Semenya rights to participate in sport. Read more »
South Africa's two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya arrives at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday February 18, 2019.
Council of Arbitration for Sport, 21 March 2019
The arbitration proceedings at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) involving the South African athlete Caster Semenya, Athletics South Africa (ASA) and the International… Read more »