Athletics

Caster Semenya backed by South African government in IAAF challenge
Athletics

Caster Semenya backed by South African government in IAAF challenge

Caster Semenya in action (Getty Images) Caster Semenya’s challenge of the IAAF’s proposed hyperandrogenism rule has been strongly backed by the government of South Africa, with the minister of sport and recreation Tokozile Xasa claiming that the two-time Olympic champion has been “targeted.” International track and field’s governing body in April announced planned protocols affecting
Athletics chiefs want Caster Semenya to reduce testosterone levels to continue competing in women’s races
Athletics

Athletics chiefs want Caster Semenya to reduce testosterone levels to continue competing in women’s races

ATHLETICS chiefs want Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to reduce her testosterone levels to continue competing in women's international events. IAAF lawyers will tell a court next week what the limits are for competing in female competition. And they will argue that the South African should be permitted to identify as a female and race in
British Athletics pays tribute to ‘trailblazer’ Vikki Orvice with minute’s applause for The Sun’s brave reporter
Athletics

British Athletics pays tribute to ‘trailblazer’ Vikki Orvice with minute’s applause for The Sun’s brave reporter

BRITISH athletics has paid tribute to The Sun's trailblazing sports reporter Vikki Orvice, who died earlier this week. Orvice made a huge impact covering athletics for SunSport – gaining the trust and respect of some of the sport's biggest and best names over her career. Simon Jones – The Sun 4 British Athletics paid tribute
Emotional Lindsey Vonn could quit immediately after super-G failure
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Emotional Lindsey Vonn could quit immediately after super-G failure

Legendary American skier Lindsey Vonn (Getty Images) An emotional Lindsey Vonn said she could retire immediately after failing to finish a FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup super-G race that was won by Mikaela Shiffrin in Cortina d’Ampezzo on Sunday. The legendary American went off course in a technically tricky section after misjudging her line, pulling up after hitting a