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Court Rules Female Athletes Must Suppress Testosterone Levels to Compete

Today, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled to uphold a controversial International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rule that restricts testosterone levels in runners, specifically female runners, through the use of testosterone suppressing medication. The court ruled that the rule is discriminatory, but “such discrimination is a necessary, reasonable, and proportionate means of...

First Woman Summits Afghanistan’s Tallest Mountain

On August 10th around 6:30pm, Hanifa Yousoufi made history by being the first woman to summit Mt. Noshaq in Afghanistan. Mt. Noshaq is Afghanistan’s tallest peak, and is 4,000 feet higher than the tallest peak in North America.