South Africa’s Caster Semenya has become one of the most talked-about track and field athlete of this year’s Olympic games – but not in the way she might have hoped.
The intersex athlete gloriously picked up gold in the women’s 800m after an impressive time of 1 minute 55.28 seconds but has been put through unwanted scrutiny, forced scandal and controversy because of speculation surrounding her levels of testosterone.
It's built on 16 acres within sight of the Charlotte Motor Speedway.(Charlotte Business Journal)() Sad News - Steve Allen: Steven Wayne Allen III, 33, of Advance, NC, and formerly of Rockingham, passed away Wednesday, Dec. Steve was an employee of Lanier Hardware in Lexington.
His main love was his daughter Lexi, sports, being at the lake with his mom Debbie and Kevin, and spending time with his dad Steve who works for ECR Engines.(Carter Funeral Home)() NASCAR Europe launches new Elite Club Division: Building on the success of the past several seasons of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series throughout Europe, the series has announced the creation of a new division in the popular series.
contains Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, XFINITY Series, Camping World Truck Series and Racetrack news for the month Share Go to a certain date in this month: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 Two drivers in the top 10 all season: Just two drivers spent the entire 2016 Cup season in the top 10 in points: #18-Kyle Busch and #19-Carl Edwards.
Busch spent four different weeks at the top - after Atlanta (Feb), Las Vegas (March), Texas (April), and Richmond (Sept).
His lowest point in the standings was 9th, following Michigan and Sonoma in June. He was 10th after New Hampshire and Dover in September.
The hurricane, which has been downgraded slightly to a Category 3 storm, has been crawling slowly along the Florida coastline that is bringing sustained winds up to 120 mph and the threat of an 11-foot wall of water.“This is a highly populated, economically developed part of the country,” says Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics.
The results claimed she had hyperandrogenism, meaning higher levels in testosterone, and one leaked report suggested she had no womb or ovaries but internal testes instead because of a very rare chromosomal abnormality.
The hormone levels supposedly bring to question whether she has an “unfair” advantage to her competitors for something she was born with, a biological fact she cannot change.
The 180,000-square-foot commercial and industrial structure, called Motor Speedway Commerce Center, remains in the NASCAR racing family.
It was bought by a West Coast investment buyer, Pegh Investments, which is owned by Gene Haas, a principal in the Kannapolis-based Stewart-Haas Racing.