South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the women's 800m REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari
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Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800-meter title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules, her representatives said Tuesday.Dorothee Schramm, the lawyer leading Semenya's appeal, added that the judge had made a "procedural decision" that has no impact on the appeal itself.Semenya is locked in a bitter dispute with the International Association of Athletics Federations, which should be settled by a final ruling from Switzerland's Supreme Court on Semenya's appeal against the regulations.For the IAAF, women like Semenya, with certain masculine attributes due to differences of sexual development, are classified, biologically, as men.
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