800m silver medallist Niyonsaba goes public about her hyperandrogenism

April 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Many Canadians are aware that Melissa Bishop just missed the podium in the 800m final at the Rio Olympics in 2016 which was won by South Africa’s Caster Semenya. And that, since she first […]


No decision in Semenya case until end of April

March 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has now said a decision in the case of the South African 800m runner will be announced at the end of April


Nike to air “Dream Crazier” spot during Oscar broadcast

February 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The latest in Nike’s 30-year-old Just Do It series features titans of the track world Caster Semenya, Tatyana McFadden and Sarah Reinertsen, among others


IAAF denies attempting to classify Semenya as biologically male

February 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Semenya responds, “I just want to run naturally, the way I was born. It is not fair that I am told I must change. It is not fair that people question who I am.”


Kipchoge ranked #21 on Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 list

January 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Seven other runners made the cut: Jim Walmsley, Mary Keitany, Dina Asher-Smith, Gwen Jorgensen, Caster Semenya, Courtney Dauwalter and Emma Coburn


Caster Semenya featured on cover of Forbes Woman Africa

December 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The choice to feature the 800m champion on the cover sparked controversy online


Kipchoge voted 2018 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year

December 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Unaccustomed as we are to seeing the world’s fastest marathoner dressed in black tie, it looked great on him in Monaco today


Caster Semenya conspicuously absent from IAAF Athlete of the Year finalist list

November 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Despite a stellar season, the South African runner was not deemed one of world’s top five athletes in 2018


IAAF announces 2018 Athlete of the Year awards nominees

October 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Fans can vote for their favourite runners via social media


Nike’s latest ad stars Caster Semenya: “Too fast? Too bad.”

September 10th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Following the release of the Nike ad, “Dream Crazy”, starring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick, a second Nike ad has surfaced this week starring South African 800m runner Caster Semenya. 


Houlihan dominates in 1,500m at Lausanne Diamond League; Semenya sixth

July 5th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

American runner surges past three contenders with 200m to go


Caster Semenya shreds her PB in Paris, with no pace rabbit

July 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

South African runner stomps the field in 1:54.25 at Paris Diamond League