Saraswati, 10 years Dutee Chand’s senior, said she was not opposed in principle to her same-sex relationship. But didn’t want her younger sister to be misled or exploited by those trying to piggyback on her fame.
IAAF regulations don't bar DSD athletes from competing ‘domestically’ and winning medals. The CAS, in its executive summary, accepted that ‘testosterone’ is the primary driver of difference in sports performance between men and women and that the cap is essential for ‘fair competition’ among women.
Tejaswin Shankar was omitted from the contingent for the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha despite clearing qualification standards in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competitions on more than one occasion since January.
Retooling her game with unique training methods, javelin thrower Rani bounces back. Her throw at Federation Cup was measured at 62.34 metres, surpassing her previous best of 61.86 nearly two years ago.