The Times of India - Semenya backer now takes up Santhi’s case
Nandita Sengupta, TNN, Jul 31, 2010, 03.35am IST
NEW DELHI: There is hope yet for athlete Santhi Soundarajan. The Tamil Nadu athlete was barred from racing and stripped of the silver medal she won at Doha’s Asian Games in 2006 after failing gender tests.
But now Canada-based elite cyclist Kristen Worley, who successfully fought for South African athlete Caster Semenya, has taken up her case.
Published – July 31, 2010
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International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) July 6th, 2010
Caster Semenya May Compete
July 6th, 2010 MONACO – The process initiated in 2009 in the case of Caster Semenya (RSA) has now been completed.
The IAAF accepts the conclusion of a panel of medical experts that she can compete with immediate effect.
Please note that the medical details of the case remain confidential and the IAAF will make no further comment on the matter.
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Globe & Mail – Thursday August 27, 2009
David Zirin and Sherry Wolf
There’s nothing sporting about sex tests
The whole thing is antiquated and stigmatizing, and says far more about those doing the testing than about the athletes tested.
Complete Article - Globe & Mail – “Click Here”
February 27, 2009(Ottawa, Ontario – February 27, 2009) The True Sport Foundation is now accepting applications for the True Sport Community Fund. Grants in the amount of $5,000 or $25,000 are available in support of sport programs that create access, and promote inclusion for children and youth from Aboriginal, low- income, and new Canadian families.
“Through the True Sport Community Fund, we are helping communities to provide tools and programs that will give Canadian children and youth an opportunity to participate in True Sport – sport based on the values of fairness, inclusion, excellence, and fun,” says Victor Lachance, executive director of the True Sport Foundation.
The fund is the result of a partnership between The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and the True Sport Foundation. Funds are awarded to programs that address common barriers to participation, create sport opportunities that have a broader appeal to Aboriginal or new Canadian children and youth, provide volunteer coach and official training, and improve or create new playing surfaces.
Published February 27, 2009
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The May 2008 issue of Chatelaine Magazine highlighted 80 Women to Watch. Eight women from sport were selected to the nationwide list of heroes, innovators and visionaries: Meghan Agosta (Ice Hockey); Deirdre Dionne (Freestyle Skiing); Cathy Harris (Event Planning); Carol Huynh (Wrestling); Claudia Larouche (Sports Journalism); Jujie Luan (Fencing); Kalyna Roberge (Short Track); Kristen Worley (Cycling). (These women can be found on pages 9 and 10 of the PDF)
Published – May 2008
CAAWS – Chatelaine Review
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical
Activity – (CAAWS)
Published – January 2008
CAAWS – 2007 Most Influential Women Review