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Caster Semenya squares off


Caster Semenya squares off in discrimination case at European Court of Human Rights

By: Natasha Archary Image: Caster Semenya on Instagram Two-time Olympic gold-medallist, Caster Semenya will square off in her discrimination case at the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday, 15 May. Semenya who won an appeal against testosterone rules at the Euro Court in July 2023, now awaits the court's decision as to whether she will have to lower her testosterone levels in order to compete. The South African 800m […]


Caster Semenya and wife


Caster Semenya celebrates her birthday and wedding anniversary

By: Natasha Archary Image: Caster Semenya Instagram Caster Semenya is celebrating her birthday and wedding anniversary on Sunday, 07 January. The two-time Olympic gold medalist and her wife Violet are celebrating 14-years together and 7-years of marriage. Violet shared a post on her Instagram marvelling at all the qualities that make Caster an amazing partner. "We have been together for 14 years, married for 7 years. This is the kind […]



Caster Semenya releases memoir: The Race To Be Myself

By: Natasha Archary Image: Caster Semenya Instagram Caster Semenya has released her memoir: The Race To Be Myself, hoping her story can contribute to a more tolerant world. The national hero who was put under a global microscope and discriminated for having higher than usual testosterone levels, shares how she never allowed negative publicity to deter her. Semenya, a two-time women’s 800m Olympic champion, a three-time 800m world champion and […]



“Happy birthday to you Queen Mother” – Caster Semenya celebrates her mother’s birthday

Zuko Komisa "Happy birthday to you Queen Mother" - Caster Semenya celebrates her mother's birthday. South African Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has honored her mother for another year around the sun. Her mother has been very supportive of her athletic journey. In July, Semenya won her discrimination case in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). In the case she challenged regulations, promulgated by the sports governing body […]


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Caster Semenya wins an appeal against testosterone rules

Twitter: Caster Semenya Caster Semenya wins an appeal against testosterone rules at the European Court of Human Rights. Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has won in a human rights court challenge on the regulations governing testosterone in female athletes. The South African 800m gold medalist was found to have experienced discrimination, according to the European Court of Human Rights. She won the 800m gold at the 2012 and […]



Caster Semenya and wife celebrate the birth of their miracle child

Kaya 959 Reporter Caster Semenya and wife Violet have used social media to document the birth of their miraculous child. The celebrity and her wife Violet just had a kid, and she is excited. In honour of their first child, Ora Semenya, who is turning three on Tuesday, the pleased parents shared touching greetings on their social media timelines. Prior to becoming pregnant with their daughter, Violet disclosed in their […]


Caster Semenya and her wife Violet expecting baby number two.


Caster Semenya and Violet Raseboya expecting baby number two

By Tamlyn Canham Caster Semenya and her wife Violet Raseboya are expecting their second child. The 800m Olympic champ shared the exciting news on social media. "Ten little fingers, ten little toes. With love and grace, our family grows. This precious soul that God decided to bless us with. We all can’t wait to meet YOU!" Caster wrote. READ: Celebrities support petition to have Caster Semenya’s ban overturned Scores of […]


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Celebrities support petition to have Caster Semenya’s ban overturned

By Tamlyn Canham Unathi, Somizi, and Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi are just some of the South African stars standing up for Caster Semenya. The 800m Olympic champion is unable to participate in track events between 400m and 1,500m. She will only be allowed to do so if she takes medication to decrease her testosterone levels. In March, LUX started the ‘I Stand With Caster’ petition to overturn the controversial ruling. […]


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Caster Semenya’s book to hit shelves

By: Poelano Malema Caster Semenya’s life has inspired millions of people around the world. Although she faced a lot of judgement and prejudice, she still managed to shine and become a global star. To celebrate the life of this young champ, award-winning author Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang has penned down a children’s book in her honour. The name of the book is ‘Qhawe! Mokgadi Caster Semenya’. It tells a story […]



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