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caster semenya south africa testosterone iaaf

South African athlete Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without testosterone-reducing medication after she was granted a temporary legal reprieve. The two-time Olympic 800 metres champion is hyperandrogenous, which means she has naturally elevated testosterone levels in her body. Semenya has been challenging new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules that require her …

athlete caster semenya paris 2018

South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal challenging rules requiring her to medically lower her natural testosterone to compete. The two-time Olympic 800 metres champion is hyperandrogenous, which means she has naturally elevated testosterone levels in her body. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) introduced the rules requiring women competing in women’s …

canterbury crusaders rugby team

New Zealand rugby team the Canterbury Crusaders have denied players were involved in an alleged homophobic incident at a restaurant in South Africa last weekend. South African local Alexandros Paterimos made the allegations on Instagram on Sunday. He alleged the players “physically intimidated” and mocked them with “homophobic slurs limp wrist gestures and adopted high …