Caster Semenya vs IAAF: What effect will Court of Arbitration for Sport's gender ruling have on athletics?
After two-time Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya lost her legal challenge, the IAAF's controversial rule regulating testosterone levels for women athletes will come into effect on 8 May. AFP assesses which athletes it governs, and for which competitions.
While the CAS verdict is a huge setback for Caster Semenya — who appealed against the IAAF rules last year — this also sets back our discourse on sex/gender by at least a decade.
Caster Semenya's running career is unique in virtually all its details. Yet the dilemmas she has posed for the track-and-field establishment reflect how vast segments of the sports world are now wrestling with issues related to intersex and transgender athletes.
With the verdict against Caster Semenya, CAS has ushered us into world of performance-reducing drugs
Everyone is supposed to be doing their best to rid sports of doping. Yet, in a baffling decision on Wednesday, South African star Caster Semenya was ordered to take drugs if she wants to keep running for championships. Talk about sending the wrong message.
Caster Semenya's fans express disappointment after CAS rejects South African's appeal against IAAF's DSD regulations
South African fans of Caster Semenya expressed shock and disappointment after she lost a bid to challenge IAAF's DSD regulations.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: CAS upholds 'discriminatory' DSD regulations to ensure 'level playing field' for female athletes
The CAS dismissed requests from Caster Semenya and the South African Athletics Federation for arbitration in the matter of the IAAF's new DSD regulations.
Caster Semenya says CAS' decision will not hold her back in fight against IAFF's hyperandrogenic regulations
Caster Semenya said the decision by the CAS to maintain IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels will not hold her back.
Court of Arbitration for Sport to announce ruling on landmark Caster Semenya testosterone case on Wednesday
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will rule on Wednesday on South African athlete Caster Semenya's challenge against new IAAF rules designed to regulate testosterone levels in female athletes.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Wayde van Niekerk backs compatriot, says her battle 'goes beyond track and field'
Wayde van Niekerk has backed Caster Semenya in her battle with the IAAF over female eligibility rules, saying that 'it goes beyond track and field'.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: South Africa's Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa to support star athlete personally at CAS hearing
South Africa's Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa said she will fly to Switzerland to support Caster Semenya at a landmark hearing on IAAF's hyperandrogenism regulations.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: South African Olympic champion releases list of experts she will call in her appeal at CAS
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the CAS in her fight against IAAF's hyperandrogenism regulations.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: South African runner accuses world athletics body of breach of regulations at CAS hearing
Semenya believes the IAAF breached confidentiality rules of the hearing after they released the names of five expert witnesses they will bring to the CAS to testify on their behalf.
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Why are athletics world body's critics claiming its hyperandrogenism rules are racist and unfair
Support for Caster Semenya in her fight against IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules has increased among claims of racism and scientific errors in IAAF's study.