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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

IOC Recommends Gender-Test Centers

The International Olympic Committee is advising the enactment of appropriate medical centers to accord with cases of athletes with cryptic animal characteristics.The IOC wants rules put into abode by sports bodies to actuate the accommodation to attempt on a "case by case" base for athletes whose gender is alleged into question.The IOC organized a two-day appointment with medical specialists in Miami to accede guidelines for administration sex analysis cases. The affair acquired all-around absorption aftermost year back South African agent Caster Semenya was ordered to abide gender tests.The case of Semenya, who won the women's 800 meters at the apple championships, was not dealt with anon in the bankrupt affairs Sunday and Monday. But it helped focus the charge for accuracy on the affair of whether an amateur competes as a man or a woman.We did not altercate any accurate case," IOC medical agency administrator Arne Ljungqvist told The Associated Press.