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A New Movement Mounted Pressure On World Athletics Over Caster Semenya

An Agency called LetHerRun movement which are backed by a coalition of former competitors, sports scientists and doctors has called on World Athletics to reverse its decision to ban Caster Semenya and other female athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone from competing in certain events unless they take medication. The #LetHerRun movement, conceived by […]

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South Africa Government Vows To Fight ‘Injustice’ In Semenya’s Ruling

Caster Semenya received a boost from South Africa Authority despite her recent set back in Switzerland court of appeal in overturned IAAF ruling. South African Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has pledged to fight the “injustice” of the ruling which requires Caster Semenya to take testosterone-reducing medication in order to be eligible […]

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Finally Semenya Lost Her Appeal At Switzerland Supreme Court

Caster Semenya has lost her appeal to Switzerland’s Federal Supreme Court against the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners. In a statement, the Swiss Supreme Court said: “Fairness in sport is a legitimate concern and forms a central principle of sporting competition. It is one of the pillars on which competition is based.” The […]