Testosterone ruling | Semenya considers lawsuit

File: Caster Semenya. AFP/Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

JOHANNESBURG - South African athletics queen Caster Semenya is considering filing for damages from World Athletics.

That’s after an amendment was made to a study that was key in stopping her from ultimately defending her Olympic title.

The change in the British Journal of Sports Medicine’s wording could mean a possible return to her beloved 800m category.

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It was discovered that a study about female athletes with differences in sexual development was “unfair, cynical and untoward".

In a recent report, scientists behind the 2017 study issued a correction about the impact that high levels of naturally occurring testosterone in female athletes had on performance.


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