If she can’t run her favourite 800m, then…
Individuals can choose their legal sex and/or gender identity, but not in athletics, is basically what the world body told the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
The Namibian star produces one of the greatest performances on SA soil ever.
Akani Simbine delivers the best performance on the night, but various others show promise too.
The sprinter has been in fine form to date in 2019.
The middle-distance runner had initially been entered into the women’s 3 000m race at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford next week.

Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like ‘human guinea pig’

The South African is locked in a bitter dispute with the IAAF over the federation’s controversial hormone rule.

Caster Semenya declines Rabat 800m race – organisers

Semenya received an invitation to compete but was reportedly not left with enough time to get to Morocco.

Semenya to run 800m in Rabat after court victory

She had initially been refused to participate in this weekend’s Diamond League meeting.

Manyonga kept on toes by strong competition

Once seemingly invincible, South Africa’s long jump world champion has various competitors breathing down his neck.

Semenya back on track after 2,000m victory in Paris

She wins her first race in almost six weeks.

Caster gets the nod but Wayde must wait

A lot of what ifs surrounds South Africa’s best still.

Comrades taken to another level: heroes among heroes

We take a look at some of the participants who tackled additional challenges beyond the 87km race.

Steyn banks R1.2m with record-breaking Comrades Marathon victory

Steyn was also an incredible 18:48 ahead of second-placed Alexandra Morozova of Russia.

ANC congratulates Comrades Marathon winners

Consistent with the values and spirit of the Comrades Marathon, there were no losers on Sunday.

The 2019 Comrades Marathon in pictures

The 94th edition of the Comrades Marathon was held in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday and saw about 25 000 runners taking part.

UPDATE: Edward Mothibi wins first Comrades as Gerda Steyn breaks record

Incredibly, it’s only the 34-year-old’s second appearance, while his female compatriot lives up to her billing.

LIVE: Comrades Marathon 2019

It’s that time of the year again! Follow all the drama and triumph right here.

Zikalala wishes Comrades Marathon runners well for Sunday’s race

Zikalala will be at the finish line at the Scottsville Racecourse to receive and hand over prizes to the top ten finishers.

Comrades Marathon by numbers

An alternative look at one of the world’s most famous ultra marathons.




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