02 May 2018

The Comeback Podcast: Hyperandrogenism, doping positive and the stars of summer

Folks, it’s been a while.  Did you miss us? No?  Well, we’re back regardless, and have returned with the thing most people seemed to like about JumpingTheGun in the first place – our podcast. In this 47-minute rambling medley of hot takes, dodgy debates and pet hates, we unload our views

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Semenya has gone from 1:55 to 2:02 since starting Hormone Treatment.
29 Jul 2015

IAAF Ruling Dropped: Does this signal the end of Women’s athletics?

Hyperandrogenic Indian sprinter Dutee Chand is free to compete after the Court of Arbritration for Sport suspended the IAAF’s hyperandrogenism policy for up to two years. Following the scandals of Dutee Chand and Caster Semenya(above), the IAAF choose to create regulations “based on the strong scientific consensus that the clear sex difference

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Caster Semeya celebrates winning the world title in 2009. Image Courtesy of PhotoRun
18 Mar 2015

Caster’s comeback; the world’s most expensive marathons; tips for a breakthrough run

Semenya ready for comeback South Africa’s Caster Semenya is hoping for big things this year under a new coaching setup. Can she reclaim the form which saw her scoot to a world title in 2009? Don’t count on it, as Semenya has never been the same athlete since she reportedly

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