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Is being Intersex an Unfair Advantage In Sport?

The issue of whether intersex people have a competitive advantage in sporting events is contentious in the sporting world.

Intersex is a general term for when a person is born with sexual or reproductive anatomy that doesn’t fit the typical definitions of female or male. 373 more words

Organizations: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body of the sport of athletics. The organization was founded on July 17, 1912… 416 more words


Mbulaeni Mulaudzi Dies In Car Crash

Tributes have been pouring in for South African silver Olympic medalist and former 800m world champion, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.

Mulaudzi was killed in a car accident on his way to an athletics meeting in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon, the South African President Zuma’s office, said in a statement. 177 more words



International students are those students who leave their motherland and travel across oceans and seas to pursue their education and execute their talents. In some other instances, those students not only leave their country to study abroad, but also some of them are under the program of student athletes. 393 more words


IAAF World Championships Will Inspire More People to Join the Sport

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is expecting next year’s World Championships in Beijing to inspire more people to join the sport.

“We hope the Championships could inspire more people to join the sports,” Secretary-General Essar Gabriel told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Tuesday, when the 15th Athletics World Championships started its 300-day countdown. 300 more words


Okpekpe Road Race Gets IAAF Bronze Label

The World Athletics Governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has conferred the IAAF bronze label status on the Okpkekpe 10km Road Race, which holds annually in Edo State, Nigeria. 175 more words


Justlin Gatlin Update - Misses out on Shortlist

I wrote last week about Justin Gatlin’s troubling comeback – how he is running sensational times for the 100m and 200m, despite being ‘past it’ in running terms and having two previous doping bans. 171 more words

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