IAAF name will change to World Athletics in October

September 29th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Though some countries claimed the new name does not translate well in all languages, the change will take effect at the conclusion of the World Championships


Seb Coe defends IAAF’s position in Semenya case in CNN interview

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

Coe defended the IAAF testosterone rule as being the best solution to the issue of DSD athletes competing at certain distances, and asserted it was not about Semenya


Introducing the camera angle every runner didn’t want

September 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The IAAF has invested in block cams which showcase an athlete’s nasal cavity moments before the start of their race at the World Championships


WATCH: Sandi Morris and Noah Lyles have a song

July 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Watch Sandi Morris and Noah Lyles sing a song in advance of the upcoming Diamond League finals


IAAF asks Swiss court to overturn temporary Semenya ruling

June 27th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The IAAF’s continues its efforts to prevent the South African from racing the 800m without lowering her natural testosterone


IAAF gets a new brand identity

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

After one final world championships under the IAAF banner, the organization will be known as World Athletics


Testosterone rule suspended, Semenya can race 800m

June 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Semenya will now likely compete in the 800m at the world championships in September


Caster Semenya appeals CAS testosterone decision

May 29th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

As expected, Semenya’s team has filed an appeal to the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 1)

May 28th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


Semenya testosterone ruling to be appealed

May 13th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Athletics South Africa is appealing the CAS’s decision against Caster Semenya


What’s next for Caster Semenya?

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

Here are the options the 800m champion may be considering, now that the IAAF testosterone rule is in effect


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