Monday, January 4, 2010

Update: Caster Semenya

The world's 800 meters champion, is preparing to sue the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Athletics South Africa (ASA) for defamation of character.

Reportedly, the athlete is blaming the IAAF and ASA for turning his or her life upside down. Caster has retained Greg Nott, a well known lawyer from the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. She or he is planning to sue the IAAF for $120 million and the ASA for $18 million.

She's pissed that the staff at IAAF leaked information regarding her or his test results. The result shared validated Caster's gender as neither male or female. They also confirmed that Caster Semenya was born as a hermaphrodite.