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‘Necessary discrimination’: CAS rejects Caster Semenya’s appeal

The double Olympic gold medal athlete can appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal within 30 days

Semenya arrives at sports court for gender row challenge

The South African government says the rules set out by IAAF, specifically target Semenya and has called them a "gross violation" of her human rights

Sports minister challenges private sector to ‘step up’

The sporting industry makes between $600-billion and $700-billion annually, and the continent will be unable to harness this if it overlooks talent

‘Sorry’ SABC backtracks, confirms PSL games will be on radio

Both the SABC and PSL agreed all soccer matches will be broadcast on the SABC radio platforms as per the fixtures list for the 2018/19 season

Xasa stands by her statement on Willemse’s walkout

The minister of sport will review her call for SuperSport to suspend Botha and Mallett after an investigation has been completed

‘We support transformation, just not in national teams’ – Solidarity

Even though the department isn't implementing a national team quota system, the trade union is going ahead with its court challenge

Transformation report: Rugby still lagging behind

Rugby, hockey and tennis were among the codes which received poor ratings, while there were signs of improvements for cricket.

Bad science won’t undo Semenya

Not only is the IAAF’s data dubious, experts say the testosterone rules are unethical

SA lawyer quits IAAF, slams ‘unethical’ regulations

The IAAF announced new rules would be put in place to ban female athletes from competing if their testosterone levels are deemed unnaturally high

Two in court for Moses Mabhida stadium violence

Following a pitch invasion at Moses Mabhida Stadium, two men charged with public violence will appear in the Durban magistrate's court

Beaten Moses Mabhida stadium guard ‘seriously injured, but stable’

The female security guard was caught on camera being badly beaten during the violence on the field

PSL condemns Moses Mabhida violence, sports minister demands answers

​Kaizer Chiefs will likely face heavy scrutiny in the coming days after the Premier Soccer League condemned the ugly scenes in Durban on Saturday

There’s a new captain on the field

Tokozile Xasa is quiet and steady, with a watchful eye, and being a woman is working in her favour

Fierce loyalty reaps big rewards

Some of the five new ministers in top Cabinet positions are barely known outside ANC circles. Others are known for their vigorous defence of Zuma.

It wasn’t just Gordhan: Other Zuma critics deposed in shock reshuffle sweep

Some of Zuma’s known detractors were removed and replaced with ministers who are sympathetic towards him

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