Semenya to appeal IAAF testosterone ruling

Caster Semenya will have to rethink the rest of her career. Courtesy #DStv403

PARIS - Caster Semenya said Wednesday she had lodged an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court to challenge a decision over IAAF rules forcing her to lower her testosterone levels.

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Semenya, a double Olympic 800m champion, lost an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport earlier this month over measures imposed by the IAAF that compel "hyperandrogenic" athletes -- or those with "differences of sexual development" (DSD) -- to lower their testosterone levels if they wish to compete as women.