Last summer, the Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended track and field’s regulations on hyperandrogenism, a medical condition which causes high levels of hormone production, for women athletes. So runners like Caster Semenya of South Africa, who has the condition, no longer must take medications that suppress testosterone levels. Semenya, who won silver in London, is the overwhelming favorite in this race . She could even break a world record. But she may never outrun controversy : does her body give her too much of an advantage? Or is she a victim of a double standard? And why don’t we ask that same question about other athletes with exceptional gifts, like Bolt?
During its first 200 years of British rule, Jamaica became one of the world's leading sugar -exporting, slave-dependent colonies, producing more than 77,000 tons of sugar annually between 1820 and 1824. After the abolition of the international slave trade in 1807,  the British began to "import" indentured servants to supplement the labour pool, as many freedmen resisted working on the plantations. After slavery was abolished, workers recruited from India began arriving in 1845, Chinese workers in 1854,  as many freedmen resisted working on the plantations. Many South Asian and Chinese descendants continue to reside in Jamaica today.