(In) justice in sports: Are the World Athletics eligibility regulations for female athletes with differences in sex development discriminatory against intersex persons?
OTIENO, GERALD OCHIENG
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The Main objective of this paper is to investigate whether the World Athletics eligibility regulations for female athletes with differences in sex development are discriminatory against intersex persons. In doing so, it first investigates the effect and impact of the application of these regulations on female -identifying intersex athletes with hyperandrogenism. These athletes are the primary individuals covered by the regulations. It then analyses the claim of discrimination in light of the Olympic charter, World Athletics Charter and the application of the international human rights norms of equality and non- discrimination.