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NCAA ‘isn’t protecting women’ amid transgender participation policy, female athlete says

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Chelsea Mitchell, a college athlete who as a high school student sued several Connecticut districts, and the state's athletic conference, to stop trans athletes from competing in women's sports, argued that the NCAA’...

NCAA changes transgender athlete participation policy amid calls for reevaluation

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The new approach to allowing transgender athletes will follow a sport-by-sport model similarly adopted by the U.S. and international Olympic committees, Sports Illustrated reported. CAITLYN JENNER: 'WOKE WORLD' NOT W...

Timothy LeDuc is set to become the first openly non-binary athlete to compete at a Winter Olympics

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American figure skater Timothy LeDuc is set to become the first openly non-binary athlete to compete at an Olympic Winter Games. US Figure Skating announced Saturday that 31-year-old LeDuc has been paired with Ashle...

Candace Parker voted AP Female Athlete of Year for 2nd time

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In the end, the appeal of a homecoming was too much for Parker to ignore, and it couldn't have worked out better. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The 35-year-old Parker staved off Father Time to help the C...

Penn swimmer latest example of trans athlete dominating female sports

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Lia Thomas, a transgender student at the Ivy League university, dominated the 500-yard freestyle preliminaries and finals at the Zippy Invitational at the University of Akron this month. Thomas earned a winning time ...

‘World’s sexiest athlete’ Alica Schmidt walks at Milan Fashion Week after Olympics disappointment

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The 22-year-old runner, dubbed "the World’s Sexiest Athlete" by a number of supporters and websites, walked in Milan Fashion Week for Boss last week. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The German track ...

Allyson Felix becomes most decorated US track and field athlete in Olympics history

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Allyson Felix became the most decorated US track and field athlete in Olympics history after helping Team USA win the women's 400m sprint relay on Saturday. It was Felix's 11th Olympic medal and her seventh gold. T...

Raven Saunders’ gesture gets support from USOPC; athlete challenges IOC to take medal

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The USOPC said it was "in discussion" with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and World Athletics, which governs the sport, over the gesture. IOC spokesman Mark Adams told reporters Monday the organization was...

Sen. Ernst calls on Dem colleagues to protect the ‘integrity of women’s sport’ amid transgender athlete debate

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SEN. JONI ERNST: This is a woman's issue. Certainly Title IX is very important. These athletes fought long and hard to be able to have their own sports. But now those sports are being taken over and dominated by thos...

Welcome to the ‘Gay Games,’ an alternative to the Olympics, where activism is encouraged and everyone’s an athlete

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Tom Waddell knew what to expect from an Olympics opening ceremony. He'd experienced one before as a decathlete at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He remembered the parade of athletes from around the world, proudly ma...

Lee Kiefer makes Team USA history as first athlete to win gold in women’s individual foil

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Kiefer became the first American fencer to win a gold medal in individual foil. She won the third overall gold medal for the Americans in Tokyo and defeated defending champion Inna Deriglazova of the Russian Olympic ...

Ugandan athlete who vanished from pre-Olympic training camp found safe

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Ssekitoleko, 20, fled his hotel in Izumisano in the Osaka prefecture Friday, leaving behind a note saying he did not want to return to his country. He was found in Yokkaichi city, about 105 miles east of his host tow...

Olympic athlete, staffer test positive for virus in Tokyo

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The two people, who were not identified, were among six new cases — including four contractors who are residents of Japan — reported by the Tokyo local organizing committee. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . ...

WNBA’s Candace Parker becomes first female cover athlete in NBA2K history

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On Wednesday, 2K Sports announced the basketball players who will grace the cover of the legendary NBA 2K22 video game that will be released on Sept. 10. In a third edition of the game – which is the WNBA 25th Annive...

Two sport athlete Bubba Chandler faces decision as MLB Draft looms

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On the gridiron, the Georgia native is a talented quarterback with great size and arm strength. He reported to Clemson in June on a football scholarship, and with the loss of Taisun Phommachahn in the Clemson spring ...

Alica Schmidt, dubbed ‘World’s Sexiest Athlete,’ is headed to the Olympics

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The 22-year-old German track and field star has been dubbed "the World’s Sexiest Athlete" by a number of supporters and websites, but there’s much more to Schmidt than her voluminous blonde hair and stunning blue eye...

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