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ANC slams IAAF’s new testosterone regulations

PRETORIA, April 26 – The new set of regulations announced by the International Association of Athletes Federation’s (IAAF) which will force athletes including South Africa’s champion Caster Semenya to take daily testosterone-lowering medication is an effort to use sport to discriminate and exclude others, South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) said on Thursday. “The […]

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Athletics South Africa show support for athletes who may be affected by new laws

JOHANNESBURG, April 26  – South Africa’s athletics governing body, Athletics South Africa, has come out in support of female athletes who may be affected by the new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athlete with Differences of Sexual Development). These new regulations, approved by the IAAF Council in March, will come into effect from  November 1, […]

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Semenya ‘honoured’ to be flagbearer for South Africa at Commonwealth Games

JOHANNESBURG, March 27 – Caster Semenya will be South Africa’s flagbearer at the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, Australia, it was announced at Monday’s farewell dinner for the athletes in Johannesburg. Sascoc president Gideon Sam said double Olympic 800m gold medallist Semenya will have the honour of leading the team onto the track. “There […]