Home / Tag Archives: IOC

Tag Archives: IOC

Dear Editor: How can New Zealand’s transgender weight lifter compete but not Semenya?

“[…] New Zealander weight lifter Laurel Hubbard, formerly Gavin, has been granted permission to compete as a female weightlifter. Laurel, formerly Gavin, is transgender who used to compete as a male but has satisfied the following criteria. “[…] The first opposition has come from ‘naturally-occurring females’. Quoting scientific research, they …

Read More »

How to spot a poorly run sporting body: CIES’ Cornu calls out CFU, TTFA points fingers at self

If FIFA and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) were practising good governance, including fair and transparent electoral processes, would Mohammed bin Hammam realistically have expected to get away with trying to bribe 25 CFU officials for their votes during his bid for the FIFA presidency in 2012? That rhetorical question …

Read More »