Global injustice in sport: The Caster Semenya ordeal - prejudice, discrimination and racial bias.

  title={Global injustice in sport: The Caster Semenya ordeal - prejudice, discrimination and racial bias.},
  author={Safia Mahomed and Ames Dhai},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={109 8},
  • S. Mahomed, A. Dhai
  • Published 26 July 2019
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) requires the blood testosterone level of female athletes with differences of sex development to be reduced to below 5 nmol/L for a continuous period of at least 6 months, and thereafter to be maintained to below 5 nmol/L continuously for as long as the athlete wishes to remain eligible. Its ruling is based on questionable research findings. Medical decisions and interventions should be based on evidence from well-designed and well… 
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