Better late than never, one could say. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) announced yesterday that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations on Hyperandrogenism have been suspended until further evidence can be provided.
According to the new IOC rules, the test won't be administered to all female athletes but only when "the chief medical officer of a national Olympic committee or a member of the IOC's medical commission requests it." This will disadvantage any woman perceived as not sufficiently feminine.
The Caster Semenya controversy has been sullied by innuendo -- rumors about the athlete's intention to pretend that she is a female. It may be that this remarkable athlete is simply at one end of the bell curve of "femaleness."