Controversial new rulings on female testosterone levels threaten to derail the athletics superstar’s career, writes Gary Lemke in the latest SportsClub magazine.
Commonwealth Games 1,500m champion Caster Semenya had to settle for a distant sixth at Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
South Africa’s Olympic and world 800m champion Caster Semenya has taken it upon herself to challenge the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) female classification rule.
Luvo Manyonga once again flew the flag for South Africa at the Rome leg of the IAAF Diamond League in Italy on Thursday night, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
Caster Semenya cocked a snoot at the latest rumpus surrounding testosterone levels in female athletes as she raced to an imperious world-leading time in the women’s 1500-metre event in Friday’s IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar, writes MARK ETHERIDGE.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has come out in full support of Athletics SA’s decision to challenge the IAAF on its move to introduce testosterone blood levels in five female athletics disciplines.
Tuks Law Faculty Professor Steve Cornelius is resigning as a member of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal in protest against the controversial new rule believed to target gold medal-winning South African track athlete Caster Semenya.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has voiced its disappointment with the decision taken by the IAAF on Thursday to amend their classification for athletes with differences in sexual development.
In a decision that is widely expected to affect Caster Semenya directly, athletics’ governing body the IAAF on Thursday introduced rules to lower the testosterone levels in female athletes, in five events, from 400m to the mile.
Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE on the Gold Coast, Australia.