Olympic chief sympathises with Semenya, respects CAS decision

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - Diamond League - Doha - Qatar Sports Club, Doha, Qatar - May 4, 2018 South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the women's 1500m REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)’s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete. Semenya won gold in the 800 metres at the last two Olympics but Wednesday’s […]

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