Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling

Sports 05/29/19, 13:11

Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field.The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Tribunal, ...

South African government says appeal coming in Semenya case

Sports 05/13/19, 06:47

The South African government says there will be an appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling.The sports ministry says Athletics South Africa, the country's track and field body, will appeal the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Athletics South Africa ...

explains: the ruling against Olympian Caster Semenya

Sports 05/01/19, 15:20

In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels of testosterone in order to compete in ...

Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules

Sports 05/01/19, 05:06

Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's panel of three judges gave a complex verdict and "dismissed both requests for arbitration" from Semenya ...

Olympic silver medalist also has testosterone condition

Sports 04/17/19, 08:50

Caster Semenya's closest rival also has a condition that gives her high levels of naturally occurring testosterone and would be affected if track and field's governing body implements a contentious rule to control hormone levels.Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, who won ...

Semenya ‘optimistic’ of victory in appeal against IAAF rules

Sports 03/22/19, 14:51

Caster Semenya is "optimistic" of victory in her appeal against IAAF rules designed to control naturally high levels of testosterone in female athletes, the two-time Olympic 800-metre champion's lawyers said Friday.The rules proposed by track and field's governing body, which ...

Column: Slowing Caster Semenya would diminish her sport

Sports 02/22/19, 14:01

In a Swiss court this week, the governing body of track fought to slow some athletes down.Yup, a sports organization that celebrates human speed and which talks paternalistically about "empowering girls and women," also argues that some women athletes are ...

IAAF allows 21 more Russians to compete as neutrals

Sports 02/21/19, 05:53

Russia's officially neutral track and field team swelled in size as the IAAF approved 21 more athletes on Thursday to compete internationally before the European indoor championships next week in Glasgow.Yelena Sokolova, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist in long jump, ...

Semenya appeal case mixes science, sports, gender politics

Sports 02/14/19, 11:52

Caster Semenya's running future will be decided by three judges starting next week in a landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics.The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion from South Africa is looking to overturn eligibility rules for hyperandrogenic athletes ...

Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes guilty of doping

Sports 02/01/19, 11:04

Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov was among 12 Russian track and field athletes found guilty Friday of taking part in state-backed doping.The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Ukhov has been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics, while hammer ...

IAAF delays testosterone rules until Semenya case verdict

Sports 10/16/18, 11:31

The governing body of track and field will not apply rules to limit natural testosterone levels in female runners until the Court of Arbitration for Sport concludes an appeal case brought by Olympic champion Caster Semenya.The IAAF said Tuesday it ...

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