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How world sport got into a mess over trans athletes – and how it can get out of it

By Jon Pike, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, The Open University
World sport has been convulsed over the past few months – indeed years – by questions about trans athletes, especially trans women, competing in their acquired gender.

Most recently, World Athletics announced its “preferred option” of a reduced 2.5nmol testosterone limit for trans women to compete, with a final decision dueon March 23.

Other sporting bodies have proposed stricter eligibility rules, including Rugby Football Union, the Rugby Football League, British…The Conversation

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