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Female athletes urged to boycott Tokyo Olympics as New Zealand accused of ‘cheating' after trans weightlifter selected for Games

1 month ago   |   By RT

New Zealand has been accused of undermining female athletics after tapping trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, with some even describing the decision as outright cheating.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kereyn Smith said that Hubbard met the requirements to compete in the international games, and stressed that New Zealand's team has a “strong culture of... inclusion and respect for all.” Smith acknowledged that the decision was controversial, stating that “human rights” must be balanced with “fairness on the field of play” when it comes to...
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New Zealand Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Set To Become First Transgender Athlete To Compete At The Olympics

New Zealand Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Set To Become First Transgender Athlete To Compete At The Olympics

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Hubbard has been picked to represent New Zealand in the 87 kg category for women.
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