One of SA’s brightest talents delivered a promising performance in Shanghai at the weekend.
Ruswahl Samaai also delivers a solid performance in the long jump.
But Africa’s fastest man isn’t in Shanghai just to make up the numbers.
The long jump will be a particularly interesting affair as a dynamic local trio front up.
The appeal will apparently be based on complaints about the judges’ past record on similar cases and how the evidence was handled.
They certainly put up a solid fight.

Athletics IOC chief calls Semenya case ‘complicated and delicate’

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.

Athletics ‘Foreigners are helping us’

Local star Kesa Molotsane raves over the competitiveness of this year’s Spar Grand Prix series.

Athletics I’m not retiring – Semenya, after breaking 800m course record

Semenya hinted at possible retirement in a tweet, but now says she has no intention of doing so.

Athletics Johannes sets the standard as Spar Grand Prix kicks off

The Namibian has been in fine from in 2019.

Athletics Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much for a female athlete?

Is it not discrimination to make her change her body to compete?

Athletics Women in sport: Mamatu delivers her breakthrough

The 23-year-old looks set to join South African athletics’ sprinting explosion.

Athletics Ignore IAAF, World Medical Association tells doctors following Caster ruling

The medical body has called on doctors not to implement the IAAF’s new regulations aiming to reduce female athletes’ testosterone levels through medication.

Athletics Caster’s treatment shows ‘hatred of African women worldwide’ – Malema

The EFF leader believes ‘patriarchy’ is behind the Olympic medalist’s IAAF legal loss, hinting that race is also a factor.

Athletics Discrimination must be fought, says Mbalula on Semenya’s IAAF ruling

Semenya is set to compete in what could be her last-ever international 800m race in Doha on Friday night.

Athletics Semenya hints at quitting athletics following IAAF ruling

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’.

Athletics Semenya gears up for 800m swansong

The IAAF’s controversial new hormone therapy regulations only kick in next week.

Athletics CAS rules against Semenya in IAAF testosterone legal case

The IAAF has been adamant that the moves are necessary to create a level playing field for other women athletes.

Athletics Wednesday is D-day for Caster

She’s challenging a ruling seeking to force so-called “hyperandrogenic” athletes to seek treatment.

Athletics Making a statement is in Semenya’s DNA

Perhaps the IAAF should have been watching more closely before they took her on.




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