Lausanne: South African runner Caster Semenya will have to wait until the end of April to get a verdict in her challenge of IAAF rules seeking to control naturally high testosterone levels in female athletes.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport had set a target of next Tuesday for a verdict but said on Thursday that it will be delayed until next month. Semenya is due to defend her 800-meter title at the world championships in Doha, Qatar, in September.
The complex case was the subject of an unprecedented five-day appeal hearing last month in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The court says "the parties have filed additional submissions and materials and agreed to postpone" the verdict.
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Updated Date: Mar 21, 2019 22:07:19 IST