Madeleine Pape, once Caster Semenya's competitor and proponent of IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules, disappointed by CAS ruling
Madeleine Pape, once Caster Semenya's competitor and proponent of IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules, disappointed by CAS ruling.
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.
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.