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South African athlete Caster Semenya to take battle against World Athletics to European Court of Human Rights
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South African athlete Caster Semenya to take battle against World Athletics to European Court of Human Rights

The legal action comes two years since the World Athletics governing body in 2018 banned Semenya and others with differences of sexual development (DSD) from races between 400 metres and a mile unless they take testosterone-reducing drugs.

South African rights groups join Caster Semenya's battle against ban, vow to petition United Nations
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South African rights groups join Caster Semenya's battle against ban, vow to petition United Nations

The South African Human Rights Commission and the Commission for Gender Equality this week announced plans to petition the UN and AU, claiming the regulations constitute "gross human rights violations".

Olympic champion Caster Semenya barred from competitions unless she lowers testosterone level, rules Swiss court
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Olympic champion Caster Semenya barred from competitions unless she lowers testosterone level, rules Swiss court

The ruling means Caster Semenya cannot defend her Olympic 800m title at Tokyo 2020, or compete at any top meets in distances from 400m to the mile, unless she agrees to lower her testosterone level through medication or surgery.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 800-metres champion Caster Semenya switches to 200-metres in bid to run at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 800-metres champion Caster Semenya switches to 200-metres in bid to run at Games

Under World Athletics' testosterone regulations, Semenya and other female athletes with high natural testosterone are barred from races from 400 meters to one mile at top-level meets like the Olympics and world championships

Caster Semenya says 'track and field, you will still see my face' after breaking 300-meter national record
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Caster Semenya says 'track and field, you will still see my face' after breaking 300-meter national record

The Olympics are just five months away and it's doubtful if Semenya will be able to defend her title in the 800 meters. But maybe she has another plan.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending champion Caster Semenya sidelined by her fight against IAAF
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending champion Caster Semenya sidelined by her fight against IAAF

Caster Semenya is missing the World Championships as she fights the International Association of Athletics Federations' latest version of a regulation that forces XY DSD women to lower their level of natural testosterone.

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya joins South African football club JVW in bid to revive sporting career
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Two-time Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya joins South African football club JVW in bid to revive sporting career

Semenya is training with the Johannesburg-based JVW club, but cannot play until next year because the registration deadline for this season has closed.

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya reveals she did not feel supported by other women in sport
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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya reveals she did not feel supported by other women in sport

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport.

Swiss court decision a victory for parity and clarity, says IAAF after Caster Semenya ruling
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Swiss court decision a victory for parity and clarity, says IAAF after Caster Semenya ruling

The governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for “parity and clarity”.

IAAF lauds Swiss Court's ruling to bar South Africa's Caster Semenya from World Athletics Championships in Doha
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IAAF lauds Swiss Court's ruling to bar South Africa's Caster Semenya from World Athletics Championships in Doha

South Africa's Caster Semenya was barred from entering this year's World Championships in Doha and defend her 800-metres world title

Caster Semenya to miss World Championships after Swiss court overrules temporary suspension of IAAF regulations
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Caster Semenya to miss World Championships after Swiss court overrules temporary suspension of IAAF regulations

Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial rules.

Caster Semenya to race in first 800m race at Stanford Diamond League after launching legal battle against IAAF's DSD rules
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Caster Semenya to race in first 800m race at Stanford Diamond League after launching legal battle against IAAF's DSD rules

Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against IAAF's DSD rules.

Olympic champion Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'
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Olympic champion Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'

Caster Semenya has slammed the IAAF for using her body to experiment 'how medication would affect testosterone levels'.

Caster Semenya denies declining invite to race at Diamond League in Morocco, blames event organiser
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Caster Semenya denies declining invite to race at Diamond League in Morocco, blames event organiser

Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily on Saturday after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run the 800m.

Caster Semenya to skip 800m at Rabat Diamond League despite getting official invitation
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Caster Semenya to skip 800m at Rabat Diamond League despite getting official invitation

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.

Dutee Chand speaks out against IAAF's testosterone criteria, says female athletes are subjected to more regulation than men
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Dutee Chand speaks out against IAAF's testosterone criteria, says female athletes are subjected to more regulation than men

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand admitted that her training took a toll for a while after revealing to the world that she is in a same-sex relationship with a woman from her village

Swiss Court denies IAAF request to immediately re-impose testosterone regulations on Caster Semenya
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Swiss Court denies IAAF request to immediately re-impose testosterone regulations on Caster Semenya

Switzerland's top court has rejected an IAAF request to re-impose rules obliging double Olympic champion Caster Semenya to lower her testosterone before competing in certain events, a statement from her legal team said on Thursday.

The gene of prejudice in gender determination
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The gene of prejudice in gender determination

Science is yet to fully understand issues of gender. Genes have made us more than just male or female. Only our vision limits us from thinking beyond this

South African runner Caster Semenya wins 2,000m race in Paris amid ongoing battle with IAAF over testosterone rules
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South African runner Caster Semenya wins 2,000m race in Paris amid ongoing battle with IAAF over testosterone rules

South African Caster Semenya won Tuesday's rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules.

Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk included in South Africa's preliminary team for 2019 World Athletics Championships
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Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk included in South Africa's preliminary team for 2019 World Athletics Championships

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa’s preliminary team for this year’s world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.