Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling on women track athletes
Discrimination is necessary. This is what the CAS ruling has decided. To level the playing field in women’s athletics it is necessary and fair to discriminate against those women who show a natural advantage for their sport.
Now, to compete in certain athletics events – for this ruling does not cover all athletics events, just track events shorter than one mile and longer than 400m, those that Caster Semenya excels in - women like Caster Semenya are obliged to alter their natural body chemistry in order to meet guidelines arbitrarily determined [...]