Middle-distance track runner Caster Semenya has endured plenty of scrutiny about her genetic makeup and sexual identity for the duration of her career. The South African runner lost a legal battle against the IAFF regarding her testosterone levels and has been ordered to have them lowered to compete.
Caster Semenya, the South African distance runner was cleared for competition after it was determined that she was a woman. Semenya, who won the 800 meter race at the world championships, had her gender questioned. The speculations on her gender, due to her deep voice, and improvement in speed and muscle, were questioned by authorities. […]
Lawyers for embattled runner Caster Semenya are reiterating the fact that their client is indeed a woman after obtaining results of her gender testing in February. According to the lawyers, the test results show that she is a woman and she should have been cleared months ago to compete in competitions. They tell eNews television […]
South African runner Caster Semenya is still facing troubles from her gender testing scandal. As previously reported the International Association of Athletics Federation sent the 19-year-old for gender testing to determine if she was truly born a woman after she unexpectedly won an 800-meter competition. There has been speculation that the test results have been […]
Despite the media frenzy about her transgender testing, Caster Semenya is free to compete in upcoming International competitions. As previously reported, Semenya underwent gender testing by the IAAF to determine if she was truly born a woman after unexpectedly winning an 800-meter competition. Although the results were thought complete and being kept quiet, the IAAF […]
The story of South African sprinter Caster Semenya was long and drawn out filled with questions and speculation. As previously reported, Semenya left spectators in an uproar after suddenly breaking her own personal record in July and then dusting her competition in Berlin’s IAAF World Champions weeks later. Rumors swirled that the 18-year-old was actually […]
An Australian newspaper is reporting that South Africa sprinter, Caster Semenya, has both male and female parts. The Australian Daily Telegraph released a report today claiming that a source told them that gender tests prove she has internal testes and no womb or ovaries. The Telegraph reported the source as saying: “There certainly is evidence […]
The embattled South African sprinter caught in a firestorm about whether she is a man or woman will soon learn her fate. Gender tests are expected to show the true biological sex of 18-year old Caster Semenya in about two weeks. The Associated Press reports that IAAF spokesman Nick Davies told them on Tuesday that […]