'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).

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