UK claims sporting bodies should reserve women’s sport for people born of female sex

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LONDON, England Updated: Jun 28, 2022, 11:03 PM(IST)

UK says sporting bodies must reserve women’s sport for people born of the female sex Photograph:( AFP )

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"Asking women and teenage girls to compete against someone who was biologically born a male is inherently unfair," Dorries said on Twitter.

Britain`s sports minister Nadine Dorries on Tuesday said she expected sporting bodies to reserve women`s sports for those born of the female sex, after holding a meeting with a number of governing bodies.

"Asking women and teenage girls to compete against someone who was biologically born a male is inherently unfair," Dorries said on Twitter. "Today I have made my position absolutely clear: I expect sporting bodies to follow the policy that competitive women’s sport must be reserved for people born of the female sex."

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