IOC Announces New Framework For Determining Eligibility For Transgender Athletes

IOC Announces New Framework For Determining Eligibility For Transgender Athletes


The International Olympic Committee made a momentous announcement on Tuesday, saying that they are moving away from their testosterone testing approach, and allowing each sports governing body “to determine how an athlete may be at a disproportionate advantage against their peers, taking into consideration the nature of each sport.”

“We have not found the solution to this big question which is out there,” IOC spokesman Christian Klaue said. “But what we have tried to do is outline a process which helps international federations to set eligibility criteria and to find solutions. And we will continue helping them doing that work. But clearly, this is a topic that will be with us for a long time. … It’s a long-term project.”

The previous ruling  — which has been

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