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No testosterone testing for men competing against women, Olympic officials say

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The International Olympic Committee has issued an opinion on nondiscrimination that says testosterone levels in male athletes can be used only “in compliance with applicable privacy laws,” and those athletes never should be pressured to undergo “medically unnecessary procedures.”

Which is a roundabout way of saying those athletes who are male, but who say they are female and want to compete against physically lesser females, should be allowed to do so.

It was the Daily Caller News Foundation that reported the Sports Councils’ Equality Group issued a report just weeks ago that concluded male athletes have unfair advantages over female athletes even if they have suppressed their testosterone to affirm a female gender identity.

The SCEG report found that “transgender women are on average likely to retain physical advantage in terms of physique, stamina, and strength,” the report said.

The new statement from the IOC says, “Athletes should never be pressured by an international federation, sports organization, or any other party (either by way of the eligibility criteria or otherwise) to undergo medically unnecessary procedures or treatment to meet eligibility criteria.”

It added, “Medical information about an athlete, inclu

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