Flash Briefing: Caster loses legal battle; Malema wants your business; Apple drives Wall Street

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- biznews.com | 3 weeks ago

In a landmark case, South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya has lost a legal battle against rules to force her to take medicine to compete internationally.

Experts say Semenya is now likely to run the 800m around seven seconds slower – turning her from a world beater into an also-ran at that event. The 28-year-old heroine Semenya is hyperandrogenous, which means she has elevated levels of testosterone.

Semenya put on a brave face after she lost her 10-year battle with athletics governing body, the IAAF.

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