Caster Semenya:  the IAAF plans to argue that Olympic women’s 800m champion Caster Semenya should be classified as a “biological male”. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty

Sports, sex, gender, biology and the case of Caster Semenya. Back when I entered my studies into the world of criminality, we had a class on gender,(...)

South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates winning the women’s 800m final in Rio. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Rarely in Olympic history have three gold medal winners talked so loudly on the track, only to sound a little more muted afterwards. Mo Farah – winni(...)

 Caster Semenya of South Africa competes during the women’s 800m semi finals. Photograph: EPA

Caster Semenya qualified for the Olympic women’s 800 metres final with supreme ease on Thursday and, barring a catastrophe, appears nailed on for gold(...)

Ireland’s Mark English was running in Sweden. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Inpho

Mark English gave his Olympic preparations a timely boost with victory over 500m at the Galan Indoor meeting Sweden on Wednesday night, clocking an I(...)