Semenya cruises to 5 000m national title, Magakwe wins 100m title

2019-04-25 22:00

South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya claimed her maiden 5 000m title at the ASA Senior Championships in Germiston.

SA psychiatrists' body: Semenya's human rights violated

2019-04-24 11:01

The IAAF proposed rule at the end of this month on testosterone limits for female athletes is medically unethical says South Africa’s professional body for psychiatry.

Caster Semenya named among TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2019

2019-04-17 14:46

South African middle-distance runner and 2016 Olympic gold medalist, Caster Semenya, has been named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2019.

Caster's camp hits out at IAAF boss Coe

2019-03-27 08:38

Caster Semenya's team has hit out at IAAF boss Sebastian Coe, accusing him of "opening old wounds".

ASA humbled by UN's support for Semenya

2019-03-22 16:20

Athletics South Africa stated that they were humbled by the unanimous resolution adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

United Nations adopts resolution to support Semenya

2019-03-22 08:42

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa to defend Caster Semenya's rights to participate in sport.

CAS delays Semenya verdict until April

2019-03-21 18:36

The CAS said that it was delaying until next month its ruling on a challenge filed by double Olympic champion Caster Semenya against the IAAF.

Wayde: Super strong Caster fighting for women's rights

2019-02-28 22:11

South Africa's sprinting golden boy Wayde van Niekerk has given a message of support to Caster Semenya.

Caster features in powerful all-female new Nike ad

2019-02-25 11:50

South Africa's Caster Semenya features in an empowering all-female new Nike ad, narrated by Serena Williams, which debuted during Sunday night's Oscars.

Semenya given 'last word' as gender hearing ends

2019-02-23 06:36

Caster Semenya was given "the last word" when a week-long hearing at sport's highest court ended and her battle with track and field's ruling body neared a conclusion.


Star-studded line-up for ASA Championships

2019-04-25 10:12

World champions Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk and Luvo Manyonga are the drawcards in the hunt for national titles at the Germiston Stadium.

Olympic runner-up to Caster has same testosterone condition

2019-04-17 21:28

Olympic silver medallist Francine Niyonsaba says she also has a condition that gives her high levels of naturally occurring testosterone.

Caster honoured on Time's '100 most influential' list

2019-04-17 14:32

South Africa's Caster Semenya has been honoured on Time's list of the 100 most influential people of 2019.

Semenya optimistic over CAS verdict in IAAF case

2019-03-22 19:12

South African double Olympic champion Caster Semenya is hopeful that the Court of Arbitration for Sport will declare the IAAF's case "invalid".

UN rights council blasts IAAF over testosterone rules for female athletes

2019-03-22 12:52

The UN Human Rights Council has condemned the IAAF's attempt to regulate the testosterone levels of female athletes, as nations backed the cause of Caster Semenya.

Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

2019-03-21 21:17

Barring Caster Semenya due to naturally high testosterone levels would be like excluding basketball players because they are too tall, experts commented.

SAMA comes out in support of Semenya

2019-03-03 07:39

The South African Medical Association has expressed its "deep concern" regarding the proposed rule changes by the IAAF to impose an upper hormonal limit for female athletes.

South African parliament rallies behind Caster

2019-02-28 18:09

South Africa's parliament threw its weight behind Olympic champion Caster Semenya as she awaits a landmark CAS ruling.

Numsa backs 'naturally superior' Caster Semenya

2019-02-23 12:39

The National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa has come out in support of South African athlete Caster Semenya, declaring that she is "naturally superior".

CAS to rule in Semenya case by March 26

2019-02-22 19:31

The Court of Arbitration for Sport that it will deliver by March 26 a decision in the controversial case pitting Caster Semenya against the IAAF.

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