Frazer wants clearer policy on transgender athletes

By Bo Beard | April 18, 2024

Various sporting bodies

The UK's culture secretary, Lucy Frazer, has urged sports organizations to adopt a clear stance and prohibit transgender athletes from participating in high-level women's sports. 
 

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Frazer recently held meetings with various sporting bodies, such as the Football Association (FA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), to address this issue. 
 

Interests of women

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She emphasized that these organizations have a responsibility to prioritize the interests of women in sports. "It is clear today that several sports authorities are not going far or fast enough," she said. She added: "Sporting bodies have a duty to women competing in sport to set out clear guidance and take an unambiguous position.