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Semenya helps SA end a strong week by defending her 800m title at African champs

ASABA, Nigeria, August 6 – Caster Semenya helped South Africa to end a strong week by successfully defended her 800m title on Sunday at the African Senior Athletics Championships at Asaba, Nigeria, on Sunday. It was a dominating gun-to-tape front-running performance by the world champion which helped her country end the competition with three more […]

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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, […]