Latest articles on Caster Semenya

Semenya’s long run for justice ends

World Athletics, in its pursuit of Semenya, has destroyed anything resembling fairness. The waters have been polluted, leaving future generations to wade through a set of rules that make sense to very few people.

‘Wrong side of history’: Caster Semenya’s CAS appeal shot down

South Africa’s star Olympic athlete may well have run out of legal options after latest loss in Swiss tribunal

ASA and athletes view Doha disaster differently

Wanted: A single hymn sheet from which Athletics South Africa and its athletes can sing to improve their medal haul at the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo

Simbine sprints out of Bolt’s shadow

With the Jamaican out of the picture, South Africa’s favourite in a new generation of sprinters may just snatch the gold

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‘I’m targeted because I’m undefeated’ — Caster

The 28 year-old has been embroiled in a bitter legal battle with the IAAF over rules that force female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels

What we talk about when we talk about Caster Semenya

Semenya's fight tells us much about how the world sees black women, especially as they compete for gold.

Caster Semenya World Champs hopes dashed

The reigning women's 800m champion will not be able to defend her title after a Swiss judge ruled against IAAF regulations being suspended

Swiss court suspends IAAF regulations pending Semenya appeal

The pause means she is free to compete in any event without the need for testosterone regulation and monitoring.

Caster to appeal CAS ruling

The Olympic gold medallist will appeal the ruling which is set to bar her from participating without artificially reducing her testosterone levels

Athletics SA appeal Semenya judgment

The next chapter in the prolonged battle to secure the professional future of Caster Semenya is about to be written

Semenya war reaches new impasse

The athletics world will fail to turn unless the IAAF placates a new opponent

​Caster treated like Saartjie Baartman

Last week’s IAAF ruling marks the latest chapter in the poliving of black bodies

Editorial: We stand behind you, Caster

'We have come to expect discrimination from world athletics bodies. Witness the ongoing battle to force Caster Semenya off the track'

Semenya verdict ‘beyond absurd’

The rejection of her appeal flirts with scientific facts, leaving room for ambiguity

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