Press Release

| July 6, 2010

Caster Semenya on Track to Return to Athletics Following IAAF Settlement

(Johannesburg, July 6, 2010) – South African athlete Caster Semenya will return to the international competitive arena with immediate effect, following a landmark settlement between the athlete and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

The announcement was made today by the IAAF. Semenya was stopped from competing as a woman in international and local athletics after winning the 800m title at the world championships in Berlin last August.

Jeffrey Kessler, Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s Global Litigation chair, added that the settlement is the result of protracted negotiations between the medical teams of both the IAAF and Caster, presided over by international mediator, Brian Currin.

“Our direct negotiations with the IAAF representatives, through the mediator, have been ongoing for 10 months,” he says. “Meetings have been held in Monaco, Istanbul and Paris, but due to the nature of the matter the parties resolved to keep the negotiations confidential.”

Kessler says the terms and conditions of the settlement will remain confidential, but added that it had been agreed that Semenya will be allowed to return to international competition immediately.

Caster Semenya commented, “I am thrilled to enter the global athletics arena once again and look forward to competing with all the disputes behind me.” Kessler says Semenya’s dignity, courage and fortitude throughout the difficult, drawn-out process has been an inspiration to all concerned.

Mediator Brian Currin concurs, “It is always extremely challenging to mediate a high profile dispute successfully. In this matter, however, Caster Semenya’s legal representatives Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf and the respective medical teams all showed impeccable professionalism in ensuring that the negotiations took place discreetly and, as a result, successfully.”

“We are delighted that Caster is finally being permitted to compete with other women, as is her legal and natural right,” said Kessler. “Hopefully, this resolution will set a precedent so that no female athlete in the future will have to experience the long delays and public scrutiny which Caster has been forced to endure.”

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf has expressed its appreciation to the parties involved in concluding the settlement, including South African Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhenkesi Stofile and his deputy, Mr. Gert Oosthuizen, as well as IAAF President Lamine Diack and Director Cheikh Thiare. Kessler said, “Our gratitude extends to all the members of Caster Semenya’s advisory team, her coach, Michael Seme, the legal team comprising both local and international lawyers, namely, David Feher and Benjamin Sokoly from Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s New York office, Marco Consonni in the Milan office and Benedict Phiri in the Johannesburg office, the South African medical team and in particular Toby Sutcliffe, CEO, and David Mazibuko, from the High Performance Centre of the University of Pretoria.”

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