The Trans Sporter Room Ep91 -- Is The "Caster Rule" Really Fair?
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It's been a week that intersections collided on The Road To Tokyo. A budding superstar suspended, swim caps became a controversy, and two teen titans from Namibia with red-hot times ended up out in the cold by running afoul of perhaps track and field's most contentious rule, The "Caster Semenya" Rule regarding regulation of naturally occurring testosterone. Karleigh Webb digs into this issue looking at the past and present with views from athletes, press, experts and scholars delving into the the well-known regulation and how its affecting the sport, and how it affecting the two of the fastest at 400 meters who may have been looking primed for a massive upset and maybe the first-ever Olympic gold for a nation that has never won one.
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