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Biologically Male Athletes Have Unfair Advantage Over Women, Sports Group’s Study Finds

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04.10.2021

Biologically male athletes have unfair advantages over women, a report released Thursday from the Sports Councils’ Equality Group found.

The Sports Councils’ Equality Group found that there are “retained” differences in an average woman’s strength, stamina, and physique, compared with the average transgender woman “with or without testosterone suppression.”

The report concluded that “the inclusion of transgender people into female sport cannot be balanced regarding transgender inclusion, fairness, and safety in gender-affected sport where there is meaningful competition.”

In a frequently asked questions document, the researchers additionally noted that testosterone reduction or suppression “does not negate all the physiological advantages of having developed testosterone-driven strength, stamina, and physique.”

The Sports Councils’ Equality Group “aims to promote and develop equality in sport across all the equality strands,” according to the........

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