Iaaf News

Cyril Ramaphosa: Caster Semenya, beacon of hope, know that you run with 57 million and more

Caster Semenya enters the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland for her case against the Iaaf.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

#HandsOffCaster: Dlamini lashes out at IAAF's 'colonial ideas'

Picture: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency(ANA) JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Women's Bathabile Dlamini has said the country fully supported South Africa's star athlete, Caster Semenya, and lashed out at the International Association of Athletics Federations (Iaaf) for its "colonial ideas" of the African female body.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

5,000 and climbing: Petition for Caster Semenya gains ground

Definitely not, lets help stop this Iaaf ruling and support our athletes."

Times Live , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa to join Caster Semenya at CAS hearing

Semenya is currently in session on day three of her fight to have the impending Iaaf regulations – in relation to reducing high levels of testosterone in affected female athletes with medication, in distances from 400m to the mile – declared unlawful.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

'I stand up for Caster Semenya,' says tennis great Billie Jean King

And in July 2018, the tennis icon was among the prominent members of Women’s Sport Foundation and Athlete Ally who signed an open letter to the International Association of Athletics Federations (Iaaf) calling for it to rescind its "discriminatory" regulations aimed at Semenya and other female athletes with naturally elevated levels of testosterone.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Sprinter Chand backs Semenya to beat IAAF in fight over testosterone levels

Sprinter Chand backs Semenya to beat Iaaf in fight over testosterone levels Caster Semenya will be working with Dutee Chand’s legal team, Canadians James Bunting and Carlos Sayao whose experience on the subject could prove invaluable.

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Xasa off to Lausanne in support of Semenya

It has been reported the Sports Department, led by Minister Tokozile Xasa, has budgeted almost R25 million for Caster Semenya’s defence against the Iaaf.

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Dr Ross Tucker: 'IAAF's evidence in Semenya matter not good enough'

Dr Ross Tucker: 'Iaaf's evidence in Semenya matter not good enough' Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya is asking the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland to overturn eligibility rules for middle distance female runners with high testosterone levels.

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Who are the experts who'll support Semenya in her IAAF battle?

Who are the experts who'll support Semenya in her Iaaf battle?

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Sport Dept 'cautiously optimistic' in Semenya-IAAf battle

CAPE TOWN - Sports Department's director-general Alec Moemi told EWN Sport they are cautiously optimistic midway through the Caster Semenya battle with the Iaaf at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019