ASA to appeal CAS ruling on Semenya

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South African athlete Caster Semenya.


JOHANNESBURG - The Athletics South Africa (ASA) will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sports' (CAS) decision to limit naturally-occurring testosterone levels in athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs).

Caster Semenya and ASA lost a battle with the IAAF over the athletics body's new testosterone regulations for female athletes.

The IAAF wants female athletes with high testosterone levels to take testosterone blockers.

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The rule applies to female athletes running between 400 metres and a mile. 

The WMA had questioned the ethical validity of the new rules.