21.5.2019 09:26 am
She’ll run the 3000m in California next month, an event she’s competed in at home but not internationally.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on June 30, a distance she can contest without reducing her testosterone levels.
The IOC would create a group of “experts from science, from ethics as well as athletes’ representatives and from international federations” to examine the ruling.
Local star Kesa Molotsane raves over the competitiveness of this year’s Spar Grand Prix series.
Semenya hinted at possible retirement in a tweet, but now says she has no intention of doing so.
Is it not discrimination to make her change her body to compete?
The 23-year-old looks set to join South African athletics’ sprinting explosion.
The medical body has called on doctors not to implement the IAAF’s new regulations aiming to reduce female athletes’ testosterone levels through medication.
The EFF leader believes ‘patriarchy’ is behind the Olympic medalist’s IAAF legal loss, hinting that race is also a factor.
Semenya is set to compete in what could be her last-ever international 800m race in Doha on Friday night.
The athlete initially said she might take the matter back to court, but today sent out a tweet indicating she might be considering ‘walking away’.
The IAAF’s controversial new hormone therapy regulations only kick in next week.
The IAAF has been adamant that the moves are necessary to create a level playing field for other women athletes.
She’s challenging a ruling seeking to force so-called “hyperandrogenic” athletes to seek treatment.