Sport-No perfect solution to transgender issue, says USOPC

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By Steve Keating (Reuters) – There are no perfect solutions to the transgender sport issue, the head of the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Thursday, adding that not even its own board is in agreement on a way forward. The transgender sport debate exploded this week after FINA, world swimming’s governing body, voted to restrict the participation of transgender competitors in women’s competition and establish an “open” category, a move widely opposed by LGBT rights advocates. Following FINA’s decision many other sport federations, including world soccer’s governing bo…

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