Caster Semenya: IAAF deny report they want to classify athlete as biological male Caster Semenya: IAAF deny report they want to classify athlete as biological male

• Case to be heard at the court of arbitration for sport next week• ‘The IAAF has not said that DSD athletes should be classified as male’The IAAF has emphatically rejected a report that it wants the women’s Olympic 800m champion, Caster Semenya, to be classified as a biological male when her landmark case is heard next week.Athletics’ governing body told the Guardian it was not...

February 13, 2019, 21:27
Caster Semenya: IAAF deny they want Olympic 800m champion to be classified as male Caster Semenya: IAAF deny they want Olympic 800m champion to be classified as male

The Court of Arbitration for Sport is due to hear Semenya's landmark case next week

February 14, 2019, 9:59
Caster Semenya is ‘unquestionably a woman’, say her lawyers Caster Semenya is ‘unquestionably a woman’, say her lawyers

• Semenya will fight for her right to compete without medication• IAAF fears athletes with DSD could dominate the sportCaster Semenya’s lawyers said the 800m Olympic champion is “unquestionably a woman” who will be fighting for her right to compete internationally without “unnecessary medical intervention” when she appears at the court of arbitration for sport.Their intervention...

February 14, 2019, 17:46
Caster Semenya gets government backing in IAAF testosterone row Caster Semenya gets government backing in IAAF testosterone row

• Minister calls proposed limits a ‘violation of human rights’• Double Olympic champion takes her fight to Cas on MondayThe South African government has thrown its weight behind in her legal battle with world athletics’ governing body, , declaring its proposed testosterone limit for women “a gross violation of human rights”.The double Olympic and three-times world 800m champion...

yesterday, 17:33
Reece Prescod tones down social life in quest for world championship gold Reece Prescod tones down social life in quest for world championship gold

Sprinter has stopped going out at nights and replaced house music with reading to prepare for the worlds in SeptemberReece Prescod is as disarmingly honest as he is dizzingly fast. So when the 22-year-old is asked whether he ever feels a devil on his shoulder trying to distract him from becoming the world’s best sprinter, he smiles, says “Yeah, yeah, 100%” and then adds bluntly: “To me...

yesterday, 23:00
Laura Muir has her sights on 1988 indoor mile record in Birmingham Laura Muir has her sights on 1988 indoor mile record in Birmingham

• Kirsty Wade’s indoor mile Birtish record has stood for 31 years• Muir to defend her 1500m and 3,000m indoor titles next monthShortly after Laura Muir first broke into the British team in 2014 she received an unexpected request from the Scottish middle distance legend Kirsty Wade. “We think Laura has something special,” she wrote in a long email via her husband. “And we would love to...

yesterday, 23:00
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