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Semenya misses Tokyo, may be forced out of Olympics for good

  • Semenya's hopes of making it back to the Olympics are dwindling. Her future ambitions depend on a final, long-shot legal appeal of the testosterone rules or transforming from the world's dominant middle-distance runner into a successful long-distance athlete.
Caster Semenya of South Africa races.(Getty Images)
Caster Semenya of South Africa races.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 03, 2021 12:33 PM IST
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Semenya bids for 5000m slot at Tokyo Olympics

  • Caster Semenya, denied an opportunity to win a third successive Olympic 800 metres gold, will on Friday attempt to qualify for the Tokyo Games over 5000m.
Caster Semenya of South Africa races. (Getty Images)
Caster Semenya of South Africa races. (Getty Images)
Published on May 27, 2021 08:49 PM IST
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Reuters | , Cape Town

Still too fast: Caster Semenya arrested for speeding

Semenya appeared in court in the capital, Pretoria, on Friday and pleaded guilty to the offense, the NPA said.
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
Published on May 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
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World Athletics, please note: DSD regulations are a violation of human rights

At a domestic athletics meet after World Athletics’s (WA) April 2018 new eligibility regulations for women were announced, a coach saw the crowd, mostly “people in the athletics industry” taunting an athlete.
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Updated on Dec 05, 2020 09:11 AM IST
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Semenya loses at Swiss supreme court over testosterone rules

The 71-page ruling means Semenya cannot defend her Olympic 800-meter title at the Tokyo Games next year — or compete at any top meets in distances from 400 meters to the mile — unless she agrees to lower her testosterone level through medication or surgery.
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
File photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 02:08 PM IST
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Geneva | ByAssociated Press

Caster Semenya loses at Swiss supreme court over testosterone rules

Switzerland’s supreme court said its judges dismissed Semenya’s appeal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling last year that upheld the rules drafted by track’s governing body affecting female runners with differences of sex development.
File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2020 11:42 PM IST
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland | ByAssociated Press

Caster Semenya switches to 200m in search of more Olympics glory

The South African must clock a 22.80-second 200m to qualify for Tokyo and her best time, achieved Friday in Pretoria when winning a provincial championships final, is 23.49 sec.
File Photo of Caster Semenya(AP)
File Photo of Caster Semenya(AP)
Updated on Mar 14, 2020 12:54 PM IST
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Pretoria | ByAgence France-Presse

Caster Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships

Semenya was elevated to the gold medal position two years ago when Russian athlete Mariya Savinova, who sped past her on the final straight, was later disqualified for doping violations.
A file photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
A file photo of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(AP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 05:35 PM IST
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Cape Town | ByReuters

800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya joins South African football club after new Athletic ruling

The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800 metres title at the world championships later this month after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted testosterone regulations imposed on her.
South Africa's Caster Semenya smiles after winning the women's 800-meter race during the Prefontaine Classic.(AP)
South Africa's Caster Semenya smiles after winning the women's 800-meter race during the Prefontaine Classic.(AP)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 06:09 PM IST
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Caster Semenya says she never felt supported by other women

The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800-metres title at the world championships in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted testosterone regulations imposed on her.
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the line to win the gold in the women's 800-meter final.(AP)
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the line to win the gold in the women's 800-meter final.(AP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 07:20 PM IST
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Johannesburg | ByReuters

Caster Semenya to miss Doha worlds after Swiss court ruling

The ruling means the 28-year-old can no longer compete in events between the 400m and mile, as she did in June and July. The World Championships are scheduled between September 28-october 6 in the Qatari capital.
File photo of Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)
File photo of Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 30, 2019 11:29 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

The transgender bill is unwilling to mess with gender norms

Identity is felt in one’s head and heart. Policies must reflect that
The idea that one may not undergo surgery and still identify with a gender that was not assigned to them at birth, requires us to revisit our existing assumptions about gender(PTI)
The idea that one may not undergo surgery and still identify with a gender that was not assigned to them at birth, requires us to revisit our existing assumptions about gender(PTI)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 08:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Caster Semenya v IAAF: a ground-breaking gender test case

The IAAF that athletes like Semenya, born with the “46 XY” chromosome rather than the XX chromosome have an advantage in all events based on their levels of testosterone.
File photo of Caster Semenya (left), current 800-meter Olympic gold medalist and world champion, and her lawyer arrive at a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.(AP)
File photo of Caster Semenya (left), current 800-meter Olympic gold medalist and world champion, and her lawyer arrive at a hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.(AP)
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 12:17 PM IST
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Paris | ByPress Trust of India

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘human guinea pig’

Caster Semenya is locked in a bitter dispute with the IAAF over the federation’s rule requiring women with higher than normal male hormone levels, a condition known as hyperandrogenism, to artificially lower their testosterone to compete in races at distances of 400m to the mile.
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:18 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

Caster Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser

Semenya was free to run after Switzerland’s top court on Wednesday rejected an IAAF request to re-impose rules obliging her to lower her testosterone before competing in certain events.
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya before the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 01:39 AM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse

Caster Semenya declines Rabat 800m race: Organisers

Semenya was cleared to take part in the Diamond League meeting after Switzerland’s top court rejected an IAAF request to re-impose rules obliging her to lower her testosterone before competing in certain events.
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 03:53 PM IST
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Paris | ByAFP

South Africa to appeal Caster Semenya ruling: Sports Ministry

Mhaga said the appeal, to be lodged at the Switzerland Federal Tribunal, would be based on complaints over the judges’ past record on similar cases, lack of clarity over how the ruling could be implemented and how the evidence was handled.
File Photo Caster Semenya of South Africa.(AP)
File Photo Caster Semenya of South Africa.(AP)
Published on May 13, 2019 04:43 PM IST
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Johannesburg | ByAFP

IOC chief calls Semenya case ‘complicated and delicate’

Two-time Olympic champion Semenya last week lost a court challenge against the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) over plans to force some women to regulate their testosterone levels.
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
Updated on May 06, 2019 09:46 AM IST
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Brisbane | ByAFP

Caster Semenya wins Doha 800m in first race since gender ruling defeat

The South African was running at the Diamond League meeting in Doha two days after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected her appeal.
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 03, 2019 11:05 PM IST
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Doha | ByReuters

After gender ruling, Caster Semenya to run in Doha Diamond League

Semenya was added to the 800m start list, a day after her appeal against a new rule regulating testosterone levels for women athletes was rejected by CAS.
File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)
File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 02, 2019 10:24 PM IST
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Doha | ByAFP

We must question the CAS ruling on Semenya

Female athletes should not be given a limit on what their bodies produce naturally
On Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling over South African athlete, Caster Semenya, made for poignant reading(REUTERS)
On Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling over South African athlete, Caster Semenya, made for poignant reading(REUTERS)
Published on May 02, 2019 09:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Caster Semenya loses case against IAAF

A three-member panel of judges at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed the appeal in a complicated judgement that called the rules ‘discriminatory’ but also ‘necessary’.
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
File image of Caster Semenya(REUTERS)
Published on May 02, 2019 10:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDhamini Ratnam & Rudraneil Sengupta

CAS decision ‘will not hold me back,’ says Caster Semenya after losing case over IAAF’s testosterone limiting rule

The 28-year-old South African challenged the international body’s regulations on prescribing hormone limits on female athletes running 800m to 1mile
OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEPTEMBER 09: Caster Semenya of Team Africa celebrates victory following the Womens 800 Metres during day two of the IAAF Continental Cup at Mestsky Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. (Photo by Lukas Schulze/Getty Images for IAAF)(Getty Images for IAAF)
OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEPTEMBER 09: Caster Semenya of Team Africa celebrates victory following the Womens 800 Metres during day two of the IAAF Continental Cup at Mestsky Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. (Photo by Lukas Schulze/Getty Images for IAAF)(Getty Images for IAAF)
Updated on May 01, 2019 06:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDhamini Ratnam

CAS dismisses Semenya appeal over IAAF testosterone regulations

CAS ruled on Wednesday that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations are needed to ensure fair competition between athletes who compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile
File image of South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya.(AFP)
File image of South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya.(AFP)
Updated on May 01, 2019 05:04 PM IST
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‘She’s fighting for all women’: Van Niekerk supports Semenya in IAAF battle

Semenya “is fighting for something” far greater said Wayde van Niekerk
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019.(AFP)
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019.(AFP)
Published on Apr 27, 2019 08:36 AM IST
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Johannesburg | ByAFP

South Africa’s Wayde Van Niekerk working ‘too hard’ not to run in Doha

South African Olympic 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk said on Thursday that he will “probably” compete at the world athletics championships in Doha in September as he returns from injury
File photo of Wayde Van Niekerk.(Twitter)
File photo of Wayde Van Niekerk.(Twitter)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 05:38 PM IST
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Midrand, South Africa | ByAFP

Caster Semenya says gender rules ‘do not empower anyone’

The South African appeared Monday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne at the start of a landmark hearing to challenge the rules proposed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019(AFP)
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019(AFP)
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 07:37 PM IST
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Lausanne | ByAFP

Caster Semenya takes gender rule challenge to sports court

The South African government has said the rules proposed by track and field’s governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), specifically target Semenya and has called them a “gross violation” of her human rights.
File image of Caster Semenya.(AFP)
File image of Caster Semenya.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 18, 2019 09:54 AM IST
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Lusanne | ByAFP

South African govt rally behind Caster Semenya on IAAF’s new gender rules

The South African govt threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners
File photo of Caster Semenya.(AFP)
File photo of Caster Semenya.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 08:42 PM IST
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Pretoria | ByAgence France-Presse

Caster Semenya says she is ‘unquestionably a woman’

Semenya, 28, issued the statement on Thursday ahead of a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) next week that will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
File image of Caster Semenya.(Getty Images)
File image of Caster Semenya.(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 11:56 AM IST
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