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  1. Standard member Traveling Again
    I'm 1/4 Ninja
    19 Aug '09 22:21 / 1 edit
    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/08/19/sports/AP-ATH-Worlds-Gender-Test.html

    Has anyone been following this? There seem to be surprisingly complicated matters as to how to
    determine whether a person "meets requirements to compete as a woman."

    edit: looks like it's being followed here too Thread 117983
  2. Standard member Tychoo
    F**k the EU, IMF,WB
    24 Aug '09 09:24
    Poor girl.. sorry ... boy ...????

    I think SA are going lodge some thing with the UN about this...
  3. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    24 Aug '09 09:28
    Man, the Eastern German female athletes in the 80s looked far more masculine than this chick... and nobody made a fuzz about it.
  4. Standard member cadwah
    ¯\_(^.^)_/¯
    01 Sep '09 08:15
    Originally posted by Traveling Again
    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/08/19/sports/AP-ATH-Worlds-Gender-Test.html

    Has anyone been following this? There seem to be surprisingly complicated matters as to how to
    determine whether a person "meets requirements to compete as a woman."

    edit: looks like it's being followed here too Thread 117983
    Apparently the 'girls' mother was quoted as saying that "the investigation has come as a real kick in the balls to my daughter"
  5. Standard member BIGWAD
    bloody hell
    01 Sep '09 09:27
    Originally posted by cadwah
    Apparently the 'girls' mother was quoted as saying that "the investigation has come as a real kick in the balls to my daughter"
    lol that is a jk right?
  6. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    01 Sep '09 10:08
    Originally posted by BIGWAD
    lol that is a jk right?
    No.
  7. Subscriber Crowley
    Not Aleister
    01 Sep '09 12:07
    Shame, she/he/it is being used as apolitical pawn here now.

    Dude looks like a lady.
  8. 02 Sep '09 11:17
    Sprinter? he/she is a 800m runner not a sprinter
  9. 02 Sep '09 18:56
    Originally posted by spurs73
    Sprinter? he/she is a 800m runner not a sprinter
    If i woke up next to that , i would win the 800m no probs and thats with out my slippers on !!!
  10. 05 Sep '09 15:40
    Originally posted by Traveling Again
    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/08/19/sports/AP-ATH-Worlds-Gender-Test.html

    Has anyone been following this? There seem to be surprisingly complicated matters as to how to
    determine whether a person "meets requirements to compete as a woman."

    edit: looks like it's being followed here too Thread 117983
    Did you see this "person" running?

    Ran like a bloke
    Looked like a bloke
    Talked like a bloke
    Even had a "suspect package" is his/her shorts!

    BUT passed the test and confirmed FEMALE!

    Some SERIOUS ugly women in SA!!
  11. Standard member Traveling Again
    I'm 1/4 Ninja
    10 Sep '09 23:20
    So (s)he's a hermaphrodite...

    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/semenya-has-no-womb-or-ovaries/story-e6frexni-1225771672245
  12. 11 Sep '09 00:23
    You misspelt sphincter in the tread title
  13. 11 Sep '09 14:33
    Originally posted by Traveling Again
    So (s)he's a hermaphrodite...

    http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/semenya-has-no-womb-or-ovaries/story-e6frexni-1225771672245
    This article cracks me up:

    http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/trackandfield/news/story?id=4464405

    Suicide is mentioned twice by sympathetic interviewees.

    Well, if sh-he wasn't thinking about it before....