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A Victory for Dutee Chand and Female Athletes

The decision by the International Court for Arbitration in Sport to reinstate Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who had been banned in 2014 by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from competing against women because she was found to have levels of testosterone considered too high for a female was as surprising as it was it was enlightened, says an international expert on gender, sexuality, and sport.

Gender Policing In Women's Sport Continues

For the second time in five years, a non-western female sprinter in her teens has been targeted by the two major international sports governing bodies, subjected to invasive medical and media scrutiny, and found to be too "masculine" to qualify as a woman in sporting competition.
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