14 May 2010

Hormone treatment for controversial gold medallist

7:01 pm on 14 May 2010

The World 800 metre champion Caster Semenya of South Africa has been undergoing hormone-based treatment for what is widely accepted now to be an inter-sex condition and could return to competition at some point this year.

Semenya won't be allowed to compete at IAAF sanctioned events until independent experts agree that the treatment has been effective.