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World Athletics president calls future of women’s sport ‘fragile,’ defends testosterone regulations — Times of London

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The president of World Athletics, Sebastian Coe, reportedly said that the integrity and future of women's sport is "fragile" and defended his governing body's rules on testosterone. His comments came days after Amer...

Diets with too much meat may cause health problems, low testosterone in men: study

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Nutritionists Joseph Whittaker and Miranda Harris published their study in Nutrition and Health, an academic journal. The researchers compared the results between participants [adult men] partaking in a high carb die...

Tokyo 2020: Two Namibian Olympic medal contenders ruled ineligible for women’s 400m due to naturally high testosterone levels

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Namibian sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi have been ruled ineligible to compete in the women's 400m at the Tokyo Olympics due to naturally high testosterone levels, the Namibia National Olympic Commi...

Low testosterone in men linked to more severe COVID-19

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Previous analyses found that men tend to develop more severe COVID-19 compared with women, but it wasn't clear why. On average, men produce much higher levels of testosterone than women do.  One theory held that high...

Former British Cycling doctor found guilty of ordering banned testosterone

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Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman has been found guilty of ordering testosterone "knowing or believing it was to be administered to an athlete to improve their athletic performance," a medic...

Caster Semenya appeals to European Court of Human Rights over ‘discriminatory’ testosterone limit

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Caster Semenya, the South African Olympic champion runner, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights to end "discriminatory" testosterone limits imposed on female athletes. Semenya is hyperandrogenous -- me...

Scott Disick learns he has low testosterone, admits his body has been through ‘some rough waters’

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Scott Disick had been getting hit with feelings of exhaustion, and after a blood test he discovered he had low testosterone, he revealed on Thursday's episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." At first, the real...