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Sportsbook News – Breakdancing Olympic Sport on a Provisional Basis

Sportsbook News - Breakdancing Olympic Sport on a Provisional Basis

Now you can dance your way to a breakdancing Olympic sports gold medal. The International Olympic Committee added breakdancing, skateboarding, surfing, and climbing as provisional sports for the 2024 Summer Games. 2024 Summer Olympics will take place in Paris. Organizers proposed the inclusion of the four sports last March. The IOC decided to include the four sports via a unanimous ...

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Bookie Update on Caster Semenya Case

Caster Semenya Loses Appeal against IAAF Hormones Rules

South African Olympic runner Caster Semenya lost her appeal against rules made to reduce the naturally high testosterone levels among some female runners. With a vote of 2 to 1, the highest court in the sports world said the proposed rules from the International Association of Athletics Federations are unfair. However, the court added the discrimination was needed to preserve ...

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Gender Rules Hanging on a Balance with Olympic Champion’s Case

Gender Rules Hanging on a Balance with Olympic Champion’s Case

The IAAF and Olympic champion Caster Semenya are in a standoff over issues involving hormones, performance, and gender rules in sports. It has reached an important phase as a five-day hearing starts this week. The two-time gold medalist went to and from the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday. Although she didn’t answer questions from reporters, both her lawyers ...

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