Olympic Runner Loses Appeal on Testosterone Rules

The highest court in world sports said the proposed rules from track's governing body, the IAAF, are discriminatory, but "such discrimination is a necessary."

  • Published 1 May 2019

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday against rules governing unusually high testosterone in female runners, meaning she and other women like her will have to take medication to suppress their levels of the male sex hormone if they want to compete in certain events. In a landmark 2-1 ruling , the highest court in world sports said the proposed rules from track's governing body, the IAAF, are discriminatory, but "such… Read at AP News