'Herculean Task' Lies Before South Africa's Caster Semenya
Caster Semenya faces a daunting task in getting the Swiss Federal Tribunal to overturn a verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport as the Tribunal has shown deference to the court since its establishment in 1984 and overturned very few cases, writes Ben Akech for Nairobi News. The Court upheld a decision by the International Association of Athletics Federations mandating female athletes with DSD and XY chromosomes wishing to compete in track events from 400m to 1,500m to lower their testosterone level to the normal female range from the male range.
Caster Semenya (file photo).
Caster Semenya has filed an appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold an IAAF ruling requiring the double Olympic 800m champion to medically lower her ... Read more »
The International Association of Athletic Federations has responded to a letter from the World Medical Association regarding the ethics of the athletics body's gender ... Read more »
In reaction to the loss of the landmark case, Semenya is quoted by The New York Times as saying, "I know that the IAAF's regulations have always targeted me specifically. For a ... Read more »
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