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Caster Semenya.

Cruel ordeal continues for Semenya

We live, supposedly, in an age of enlightenment, where all shades of human sexuality are tolerated and celebrated to a degree unthinkable even a generation ago. Try telling that, though, to Caster Semenya.

Humble Fearnley wins The Don award

Humble: Paralympics legend Kurt Fearnley.

Kurt Fearnley last night became the first athlete with a disability to win The Don award, but was typically self-effacing about his achievement.

Peter Norman to get statue in Melbourne

Peter Norman, left, stands next to Tommie Smith and John Carlos in Mexico.

Fifty years after playing a key role in one of the most iconic sporting moments of the 20th century, the late Australian sprinter and human rights advocate Peter Norman will be honoured with a statue in Melbourne.