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UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’

The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete …


IAAF ordered by court to suspend Semenya testosterone rules

Caster Semenya won an interim ruling in her battle against the IAAF and its testosterone regulations when the Swiss supreme court ordered athletics’ governing body to suspend the rules on …


UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 1:36 p.m.

‘Hell no:’ Defiant Caster Semenya wins, says she won’t take drugs

Caster Semenya has won the last top-level women’s 800 meter race before track and field introduces contentious new testosterone rules that could shape the rest of her career. The Olympic …


UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 1:32 p.m.

Caster Semenya case: A clash over ensuring an even playing field

The sports world is dealing with an issue that goes well beyond the fate of Olympic runner Caster Semenya: How to eliminate discrimination while ensuring that competitions are fair. A …


UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 4:13 p.m.

Caster Semenya dealt another setback over testosterone rules

Olympic sensation Caster Semenya has been dealt another setback. Track and field’s governing body says it plans to enforce its new rules on testosterone levels in female runners more widely …


Courage and questions: Olympian with local ties reflects on Caster Semenya

Three years after the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Olympic athlete Angela Whyte said she still remembers the controversy surrounding Caster Semenya. While she and her teammates heard …


Paul Newberry: Welcome to the world of performance-reducing drugs

Ignoring the genetic gifts that are in the makeup of all elite athletes, the top court for world sport issues a shameful verdict against South African champion Caster Semenya.


AP explains: the ruling against Olympian Caster Semenya

The case involving South African runner Caster Semenya is one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law.


A decade and counting, Caster Semenya promises to ‘rise’ once again

Caster Semenya was only a teenager in 2009 when she caused such a stir with her performances on the track that world championship organizers decided to perform sex verification tests …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:17 p.m.

Olympic runner Caster Semenya loses fight over testosterone rules

A ruling by the sports world’s highest court that female runners with unusually high testosterone must take medication to reduce their levels of the male sex hormone to compete could …


Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe wades into Caster Semenya debate

Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe says comments she made concerning Caster Semenya have been misrepresented after she stated in a radio interview that the South African’s current dominance in the …