After more than two months of deliberations, CAS dismisses South African runner Caster Semeneya’s motion to amend proposed rules on female athletes with high levels of testosterone. Critics call the decision ‘shocking’ and ‘dissapointing’.
An audit looking into the use of public funds for the IAAF U18 World Youth Championships shows that half of the $35 million invested has disappeared. Kenyan sports minister is summoned to parliament for an explanation.
In a letter to the IAAF President, Human Rights Watch asks the international athletics federation to “urgently revoke” new eligibility regulations. According to the human rights organisation they violate women’s fundamental rights.
Caster Semenya, a South-African middle-distance runner and two-time Olympic champion, will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport questioning the fairness of IAAF´s new rules on women with hyperandrogenism.