The IAAF’s rules relate to the eligibility of female athletes with hyperandrogenism (higher than normal levels of testosterone) to participate in international events and hold world records unless their testosterone levels are reduced through medical intervention.
The 93rd annual Comrades Marathon is upon us and on June 10th, 2018, approximately 20 000 runners will test their bodies to the limit as they participate in 'The Ultimate Human Race'.
The presiding officers of parliament have condemned the "discriminatory regulations" passed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)
According to the IAAF, androgen-sensitive athletes like Semenya will have to lower their testosterone levels by taking tablets.
It's been reported that new regulations could bar the South African record-breaker from shorter races, unless she takes testosterone-reducing medication.
The up-and-coming sprinter from the Eastern Cape had his sights set on becoming a footballer when he saw Bolt at the Beijing Olympics and switched to running.
"It was an uphill battle, and in some instances the migraines got worse. But I forged ahead."