South African Athletics

Sascoc to appeal Lane case

2013-10-31 18:00

Johannesburg - The South African sports confederation and olympic committee (Sascoc) was granted leave to appeal on Thursday a court ruling in favour of Laraine Lane, a former board member of Athletics SA (ASA).

Lane said she was suspended and then banned from working in athletics without reason by Sascoc in November 2009, after Semenya became embroiled in a gender controversy after undergoing tests in South Africa and by world athletic body, the IAAF, in Germany.

Lane also argued she had been unfairly punished, following the president of ASA and other administrators being fired for mismanagement and lying about tests that Semenya had undergone before competing at the World Championships in Berlin.

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