International Association Of Athletics Federations News

Confusion after Caster Semenya says she has no knowledge of government's R25m backing of her case

Semenya continues her fight with the International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) in Lausanne on Friday but it is the statement that was released on her behalf by her lawyers on Thursday that raised a lot of eyebrows.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Caster Semenya sets record straight on her legal fees

Semenya has filed an appeal in the CAS against the International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling, forcing female runners to medicate to reduce their testosterone levels for six months before racing internationally.

IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Local celebs rally behind #CasterSemenya

Picture: Reuters Caster Semenya received immense support amid the court battle with International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Government not footing my legal bill, says Caster Semenya

CAPE TOWN - In a statement, South African middle-distance star Caster Semenya denied the government paid R25 million towards her ongoing hearing against the International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in Switzerland.

EWN , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

Testosterone expert Karkazis says IAAF has no evidence to back its claims

CAPE TOWN - Cultural anthropologist Katrina Karkazis, the author of Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography, says the International Association Of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) claims about natural testosterone in women and its relations to performance does not have the scientific evidence to back it up.

EWN , 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

'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

'Would it be easier for you if I wasn't so fast?' Caster Semenya's Nike ad makes a comeback

Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya continues to receive massive support on social media amid a court battle with the International Association Of Athletics Federations.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

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

CAPE TOWN - Athletics South Africa (ASA) has assembled a formidable team of predominantly local legal and medical experts to challenge the International Association Of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) case to impose its highly contentious regulations relating to the eligibility of female athletes with higher-than-normal testosterone levels to compete in international events.

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Meet the 10 experts in Caster Semenya's corner

Semenya has filed an appeal in the CAS against the International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling, forcing female runners to medicate to reduce their testosterone levels for six months before racing internationally.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019