The World Medical Association yesterday urged doctors not to enforce controversial new IAAF gender rules for classifying female athletes, warning that attempts to do so would breach ethical codes.
South African runner Caster Semenya yesterday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the application of the “discriminatory” regulations.
The world athletics governing body (IAAF) has closed an ethics investigation into its president Sebastian Coe over allegations that he provided misleading answers to a British parliamentary committee in 2015.
World athletics governing body IAAF said yesterday it had decided not to lift a ban on Russia’s athletics federation over doping, saying it was still waiting to receive data collected from Moscow and financial compensation for its investigations.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
Coaches from 45 national sports federations participate in a special training course.
Caster Semenya will bid to move the spotlight from new IAAF rules for female athletes.
Mo Farah is denied a final global triumph in his farewell race.
Women runners born with high testosterone levels enjoy a “significant competitive advantage”.