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Patrick O’Leary encourages journalists t

Patrick O’Leary, a seasoned photojournalist specializing in the trucking industry, who took second place in the photo category at the 2021 SADC Media Awards, encouraged other journalists to enter this year. While accepting the award at the SADC Media Awards Dinner in December 2021, he urged fellow journalists to present both sides of […]

‘Who listens to this radio station’: Una

Unathi Nkayi has confirmed that she is now part of Star FM’s lineup from March 1 this year the old Idols SA the judge will co-host the community radio station driving show named All Star Drive with Justin Toerin Peeps took to the station’s comments section to share his thoughts on Unathi’s move following his […]

R7 million collected by locals for radio...

The larger Hot102.7FM community raised over R7 million for the station’s NPC during a half-day teddython on November 25 in Broadacres. Over a period of 12 and a half hours, community members and businesses donated money and services to NPC Hot Cares through the Hot102.7FM radio station platform. Teddy bears are also part of the […]

Caster Semenya works on successful memoi...

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is working on a book about her triumphs as a runner and her experiences as an intersex woman with naturally high levels of testosterone, including her struggles to be eligible for competition. Silence all the noise, which does not yet have a release date, was acquired by WW Norton & […]

Caster Semenya misses Tokyo, could be fo...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – This could be the case for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. Forced out of her favorite race by World Athletics testosterone rules, the two-time Olympic 800-meter champion belatedly tried to qualify for Tokyo in the 5,000 meters, an event unaffected by hormonal regulation. She came up short. Now 30, […]

Wayde van Niekerk and Sha’Carri Richards

Van Niekerk broke American Michael Johnson’s world record by becoming Olympic champion in 2016 Wayde van Niekerk has qualified to defend his men’s Olympic 400m title at this summer’s Games in Tokyo. The 28-year-old South African ran 44.56 seconds, which is within the required standard of 44.90 seconds, finishing second to Spain’s Anthony Jose Zambrano. […]

Caster Semenya Fails in Late Attempt to ...

Caster Semenya failed in his last attempt to qualify for this year’s Tokyo Olympics on Friday, finishing well outside the time limit for the 5,000-meter race. The South African, who twice won 800-meter gold in 2012 and 2016, is banned from running her preferred distance after World Athletics ruled in 2018 that women with high […]

Why Laurel Hubbard Can Compete in the To...

EXPLANATION : While New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics, the two-time women’s 800m champion will certainly not be able to defend her title. South African athletics superstar Caster Semenya is awaiting a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights to give her […]

Still too fast: Caster Semenya arrested ...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – Olympic champion Caster Semenya has been sentenced to 50 hours of community service for speeding and driving in South Africa, prosecutors said on Wednesday. The runner was arrested last Thursday and released on $ 35 bail, the National Prosecution Authority said in a statement to The Associated Press. Semenya […]

Caster Semenya will not go quietly. And...

Caster Semenya should be angry, but she isn’t. As time is running out towards the Tokyo Olympics, the South African, like her rivals, is expected to train for a third consecutive gold medal. Instead, the 30-year-old, who has fought a wave of prejudice and stigma throughout her life, desperately awaits news from the European Court […]

Caster Semenya pins his Olympic hopes ov...

Caster Semenya won the 5,000-meter race at the South African national championships on Thursday with a personal best, then said she would likely focus on long-distance events for the rest of her career. It could be her best hope to make it to the Tokyo Olympics this year after being barred from defending her 800-meter […]

Caster Semenya appeals to European court...

Caster Semenya won the Olympic 800m title twice and the world title three times Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights against the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners. Semenya is not allowed to compete in events between 400m and one mile without taking testosterone-lowering drugs, following […]

Caster Semenya Loses Appeal in Swiss Cou...

The Swiss Supreme Court has dismissed Olympic champion Caster Semenya’s appeal against a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last year. The CAS had decided that Semenya would have to take testosterone-lowering drugs in order to compete professionally. “The CAS had the right to maintain the conditions of participation issued for female […]

Caster Semenya loses bid to overturn IAA...

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her long legal battle on Tuesday over athletics rules that limit runners’ naturally high testosterone levels. The Swiss Supreme Court says its judges dismissed Semenya’s appeal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling last year that upheld rules drafted by the track’s governing body regarding runners with developmental […]

Caster Semenya loses testosterone appeal...

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya has lost her long legal battle against athletic rules that limit runners’ naturally high testosterone levels. Key points: Caster Semenya will not be able to defend his Olympic 800m title in Tokyo after decision Swiss Supreme Court says discrimination against Semenya “necessary” to maintain fairness in women’s athletics Semenya said […]

Caster Semenya, barred from the 800 mete...

Caster Semenya is looking for another Olympic race. Another one too. Forbidden from participating in her favorite race and defending her title, the Olympic 800-meter champion still tries to qualify for the Tokyo Games – moving up to the 200. Semenya announced her decision on her Instagram on Friday, saying her desire to “compete at […]

Not Done: Caster Semenya runs again, say...

Caster Semenya ran his first public race in eight months and broke the national record for the 300 meters in a low level competition at a South African university before proclaiming: “I am here to stay”. The Olympic 800-meter champion said Friday night’s race at the University of Johannesburg, which also included high school students, […]

Caster Semenya finally wins the long-awa...

Caster Semenya finally gets her gold medal at the 2011 world championships after Russian runner Maria Savinova was stripped of her title for doping. But Semenya will not attend the medal re-awarding ceremony at the upcoming world championships in Doha, Qatar, the South African Athletics Federation announced on Thursday. Semenya was barred from defending her […]

Caster Semenya rejects IAAF label that s...

Despite previous denials by international associations of athletic federations, documents released Tuesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland reveal that IAAF officials argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya should be forced to cut back her natural testosterone to participate in women’s competitions because she is “biologically man”. According to CAS […]

Defiant Caster Semenya urges IAAF to ‘fo

After another winning race, a defiant Caster Semenya on Tuesday urged the track’s governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheaters. Speaking after winning a 2,000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African again made it clear that she would refuse […]

Caster Semenya will avoid testosterone t...

Caster Semenya will compete in the Diamond League’s Prefontaine Classic 3,000 meters on June 30 in Stanford, Calif., a distance she can run without lowering her testosterone levels. Semenya, who has twice won Olympic gold in the 800m, has been adamant that she will not be taking testosterone-lowering drugs to comply with new International Association […]

South African government says appeal in ...

The South African Athletics Federation will appeal against Caster Semenya’s decision, the country’s sports ministry announced on Monday. The government department says two of the three judges who heard the case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport were ‘conflicted’, the facts were ignored and the athletics governing body was given ‘unlimited latitude’ “to do […]

Why CAS upholds IAAF’s decision on Caste

When the IAAF was founded in 1912, at the end of the Stockholm Olympics, the aim and purpose was to properly govern and protect the sport of athletics, to establish the rules and regulations to which all athletes would comply. At first, women were actually banned from participating, only for that to change slowly and […]

Caster Semenya loses testosterone case i...

South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya (center) and her lawyer Gregory Nott (right) arrive for a hearing before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland in February. Harold Cunningham / AFP / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Harold Cunningham / AFP / Getty Images South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya (center) and her […]

Semenya Loses Landmark Lawsuit Against I...

South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya plans to appeal after losing her landmark case against athletics governing body, IAAF, in a move that could end her athletic career. elite. The court’s ruling for sport means Semenya, who has not been beaten in the 800m since 2015, will need to take medication to significantly lower […]

Decision in Caster Semenya case postpone...

South African runner Caster Semenya will have to wait until late April for a verdict in her challenge to IAAF rules aimed at controlling naturally high levels of testosterone in female athletes. The deadline announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday to allow more legal debate is confusing Semenya and other riders […]

What is the real problem with Caster Sem...

Earlier this month, South African runner Caster Semenya continued to dominate the women’s middle distance events, winning the 1,500 meters by more than a second at a Diamond League meet in Doha. Caster Semenya starts season with win before controversial rules kick in Semenya won the women’s 800m race at the Diamond League opener in […]

Caster Semenya is objectively one of the...

Caster Semenya is the fastest 800m runner in the world this year. As she prepares to take her first steps towards winning her first Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro tonight, the 25-year-old South African returns to the familiar and unwanted spotlight. Semenya, who will compete in the 800-meter race in Rio, suffers from […]

Caster Semenya and the Sensitive Issue o...

Caster Semenya of South Africa competes in the women’s 800 meters in Rome on June 2. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images Caster Semenya of South Africa competes in the women’s 800 meters in Rome on June 2. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images One story simmering at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has […]