Tag Archive: Caster Semenya

Let the Games begin!

July 27, 2012 12:47 am Published by Comments Off on Let the Games begin!

Hiya from London! The Games are officially opening in only a few hours, with the Opening Ceremony kicking off tonight at 9 pm, 12 pm Pacific Time. I am very excited to be participating in these Olympics as a ‘Gamesmaker’, an Olympic volunteer. In particular, I will be working for the Language Team, interpreting from English to my mother-tongue Italian... View Article

New DAHSM-authored paper: A critique of new Olympics policies on eligibility to compete of female athletes with hyper-androgenism.

June 26, 2012 1:53 am Published by Comments Off on New DAHSM-authored paper: A critique of new Olympics policies on eligibility to compete of female athletes with hyper-androgenism.

The Olympics Games are just around the corner, one month away. At the London Games, more than a decade after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) abandoned routine sex testing for female athletes, a ‘sex-testing’ policy will once again be in place. The change came in response to the case of Caster Semenya,... View Article