NCAA defers to other governing bodies in new transgender rules

Written by on January 21, 2022

The NCAA has made changes to its rules for transgender athletes in an attempt to align its policies with international competition standards. 

Instead of an NCAA-specific approach for college athletics, the new rules instead defer to each sport's national and international governing bodies. The NCAA’s policy is effective immediately and the governing body said Wednesday that athletes will need to document their testosterone levels four weeks before their sport's championships this season. 

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