Caster Semenya will fight her battle with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in court and not in the media‚ her lawyers said in a statement on Thursday. Law firm Norton Rose Fullbright said the arbitration proceedings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland are confidential and that she is not permitted to discuss the case publicly. “She looks forward to responding to the IAAF at the upcoming CAS hearing‚” they said‚ reacting to reports apparently stating the IAAF’s case. “Yesterday, the IAAF is reported as saying that if Ms Semenya is successful before CAS ‘differences of sex development (DSD) and transgender athletes will dominate the podiums and prize money in sport’. There are different regulations for DSD athletes and transgender athletes. “Ms Semenya respects the rights and interests of transgender athletes around the world. Her case‚ however‚ is about the rights of women such as Ms Semenya who are born as women‚ reared and soc...

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