IAAF’s Caster Semenya ruling suspended temporarily

IAAF’s Caster Semenya ruling suspended temporarily

South Africa’s gold medalist Caster Semenya and other female athletes can complete freely in 400m, 800m and 1,500m race as the IAAF’s Caster Semenya ruling suspended temporarily. Caster Semenya appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision to allow the IAAF to implement its policy to regulate female athlete’s testosterone level medical if they are above a certain level. On Monday the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the international athletics body IAAF to suspend it female eligibility regulations with immediate effect while Caster Semenya appeal is…

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Caster Semenya IAAF testosterone case

Caster Semenya IAAF testosterone case

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is opposing the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) proposed regulation to reduce testosterone levels in certain female athletes. In essence the IAAF’s proposed regulations would cap testosterone levels for female athletes competing internationally in middle distance events. Caster Semenya burst onto the athletics scene about 10 years ago and was the world 800m champion at the age of 18. The IAAF ran test on Caster Semenya and the reports stated that the tests found that she had three times the amount of…

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