Caster fights in women’s corner
Semenya ready to take on IAAF over testosterone levels controversy
South African hero and world champion Caster Semenya says she is taking her fight against being forced to reduce her testosterone levels to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) for other women and girls.
Semenya was speaking at the Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton on Thursday.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has proposed that athletes it refers to as having “differences of sexual development” lower their naturally-occurring testosterone levels if they want to compete. This means taking a daily hormonal pill very similar to the birth control pill...