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.
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.
Team South Africa wrapped up their Commonwealth Games campaign by finishing sixth on the overall table, with 13 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze medals. GARY LEMKE gives his verdict as the curtain came down on the Gold Coast.
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.
Athletes Luvo Manyonga and Anaso Jobodwana provided for a sweet and sour night of drama for Team South Africa at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE in Gold Coast, Australia.
Caster Semenya crushed a quality field to finally break Zola Pieterse’s 34-year-old national 1500 metre-record to win the women’s 1500m gold medal on Tuesday, writes MARK ETHERIDGE in Gold Coast, Australia.
There was never any doubt in newly-crowned Commonwealth Games 100m gold medallist Akani Simbine’s mind that this was his time to shine, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia’s Gold Coast.