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NCAA adopts transgender athlete policy

Updated: September 13, 2011, 4:20 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA is adopting a new policy regarding transgender athletes.

The NCAA says athletes who have testosterone in their systems from medical treatment will not be allowed to compete against women's teams in gender-specific sports at NCAA championships. They will be allowed, however, to compete against men.

The exception is if a male is transitioning to being a female. The athlete would then have to provide documentation showing they had testosterone suppression treatment ...

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