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World Athletics partially upholds corruption charges against UAE Federation chief

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 11:23 PM IST
World Athletics said in a statement that Al Kamali was alleged to have gifted Rolex and/or UAE branded Continental watches to delegates at the Confederation of African Athletics Congress in 2015 while he was a member of the IAAF Council.
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Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, IAAF President Sebastian Coe applaud after handing over a ceremonial baton to Oregon Governor Kate Brown.(AP)
Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, IAAF President Sebastian Coe applaud after handing over a ceremonial baton to Oregon Governor Kate Brown.(AP)

IAAF changes name to World Athletics

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 04:10 PM IST
“We’re now World Athletics,” the sport’s international governing body said in their website.
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A file photo of IAAF President Sebastian Coe.(REUTERS)
A file photo of IAAF President Sebastian Coe.(REUTERS)

Now for the ‘fun bit’ - Sebastian Coe gets new term as IAAF chief

By Press Trust of India | Doha
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 12:39 PM IST
The former Olympic and world champion middle-distance runner became head of world athletics’ governing body in 2015 and receives his second mandate just two days before the World Athletics Championships open in Doha.
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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)

The transgender bill is unwilling to mess with gender norms

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 08:02 PM IST
Identity is felt in one’s head and heart. Policies must reflect that
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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)

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

By Press Trust of India | Paris
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2019 12:17 PM IST
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.
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India's Gomathi Marimuthu(AFP)
India's Gomathi Marimuthu(AFP)

Indian runner Gomathi Marimuthu failed dope test after winning Asian title

By AFP | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 10:59 AM IST
The 30-year-old tested positive for anabolic steroids after her win at the Asian championships in Doha last month.
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File image of Hima Das(Getty Images for IAAF)
File image of Hima Das(Getty Images for IAAF)

Relay quartets fail to make World Championship cut

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 10:57 AM IST
India will now have to compete in continental meets and invitational championships, recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
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South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the women's 800m.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the women's 800m.(REUTERS)

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

By Reuters | Doha
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 11:05 PM IST
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.
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File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)
File image of South Africa's Caster Semenya.(REUTERS)

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

By AFP | Doha
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 10:24 PM IST
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.
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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)

We must question the CAS ruling on Semenya

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2019 09:19 PM IST
Female athletes should not be given a limit on what their bodies produce naturally
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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)

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

By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 06:39 PM IST
The 28-year-old South African challenged the international body’s regulations on prescribing hormone limits on female athletes running 800m to 1mile
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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)

Caster Semenya says gender rules ‘do not empower anyone’

By AFP | Lausanne
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:37 PM IST
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).
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File image of Caster Semenya.(AFP)
File image of Caster Semenya.(AFP)

Caster Semenya takes gender rule challenge to sports court

By AFP | Lusanne
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 09:54 AM IST
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.
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Dutee Chand won silver in the 200m women’s race at the Asian Games 2018.(AFP)
Dutee Chand won silver in the 200m women’s race at the Asian Games 2018.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand clinches second medal, wins silver in women’s 200m

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 06:20 PM IST
Dutee Chand added another medal to her tally as she won the silver in Women’s 200m at the Asian Games 2018.
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Jakarta: Indian athlete Dutee Chand finished second in the final, .02 seconds behind the winner(PTI)
Jakarta: Indian athlete Dutee Chand finished second in the final, .02 seconds behind the winner(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand puts behind troubled past to bag silver

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 08:15 PM IST
Life hasn’t been easy for Dutee Chand as he had to fight and win a ‘gender’ case against the international federation at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).
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Tampere: Hima Das, of India, celebrates her victory in women's 400 meter race at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere.(AP)
Tampere: Hima Das, of India, celebrates her victory in women's 400 meter race at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere.(AP)

Kenya to host 2020 IAAF World U-20 championships

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Nairobi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 11:44 PM IST
IAAF World U-20 championships will come three years after Nairobi staged the U-18 world championships, an event which went off smoothly despite leading nations pulling out citing insecurity in the country
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India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra claimed gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France on Tuesday.(Twitter)
India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra claimed gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France on Tuesday.(Twitter)

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at Sotteville Athletics meet

By ANI | Sotteville
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 12:24 PM IST
India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra comfortably won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France, beating a competitive field which included 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.
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Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said track and field's new rules on women's testosterone levels were "wrong" and offered legal help to Olympic champion Caster Semenya to help her fight back.(AFP)
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said track and field's new rules on women's testosterone levels were "wrong" and offered legal help to Olympic champion Caster Semenya to help her fight back.(AFP)

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand blasts ‘wrong’ testosterone ruling

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 04:01 PM IST
Dutee Chand, who won a court battle for her right to compete with a hormonal imbalance, said she was relieved to have avoided falling under the regulations, which only cover distances between 400m and one mile.
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South Africa's Caster Semenya is a target of IAAF’s new gender rule.(AP)
South Africa's Caster Semenya is a target of IAAF’s new gender rule.(AP)

Caster Semenya’s reign to be ended by new IAAF gender rule

By Reuters | Reuters, London
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 01:34 PM IST
A new hyperandrogenism rule is set to stop Caster Semenya from running 800 and 1500 metres races
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