Caster Semenya runs potentially final 800m in world leading time

May 4th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Semenya with a dominant win in what could be her final 800m race


Caster Semenya will race 800m on Friday in Doha

May 2nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

It could be the last time the two-time Olympic gold medallist and three-time world champion races this distance if she declines to take medication to lower her testosterone in accordance with the IAAF’s new rule, recently upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport


Caster Semenya and testosterone: did the CAS get it right?

May 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

CAS’s decision to uphold the IAAF’s testosterone rule for female athletes comes with a number of caveats


Caster Semenya loses appeal on testosterone

May 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The CAS agreed with Semenya’s team that the IAAF policy is discriminatory, but decided the discrimination is “necessary, legal and proportionate” under the circumstances


Is Caster Semenya resigned to racing 5,000m?

April 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The South African 800m Olympic double gold medallist, whose ongoing battle with the IAAF over her hormone levels will be decided tomorrow, won a 5,000m race last week


Olympic silver medallist goes public about her hyperandrogenism

April 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | 5 Comments »

Francine Niyonsaba, the runner-up to Caster Semenya, reveals that she, too, will be affected by the IAAF’s decision on female athletes and testosterone


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