Dear South Africa,
It has been impossible to get you on the phone. I’ve left a couple of messages on your voice mail, but I know you’re really slammed with this World Cup thing. I’m really happy with how well that is working out for you. Sorry I haven’t been able to make it by to see for myself but the airfare is really steep. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the big questions in the world of sport is whether Caster Semenya, the woman who won the 800 meter race at this years world championships, is in fact a woman. Because of doubts raised as to Semenya’s true gender, the International Amateur Athletics Foundation (IAAF) will be administering a gender verification test which will clear things up once and for all.
According to an IAAF spokesman, the gender verification test is “a very complex procedure.” Read the rest of this entry »