Theres Good Reason for Sports to Be Separated by Sex

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The Olympic Games started with a principle of amateur competition with those who practised a sport professionally considered to have an unfair advantage over those who practised it merely as a hobby. From 1971, Olympic athletes were allowed to receive compensation and sponsorship, and from 1986, the IOC decided to make all professional athletes eligible for the Olympics, with the exceptions of boxing, and wrestling. Participants may cheat in order to unfairly increase their chance of winning, or in order to achieve other advantages such as financial gains.

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The Australian Institute of Sport leads and enables a united and collaborative high performance sport system that supports Australian athletes to achieve international podium success. Return to play Get game-ready for when youth sports make their comeback in your area. To solve these questions, we need to first accept the premise that puberty can create unequal sporting ability. Doing so doesn’t mean that we stop fighting inequality or dismiss tricky edge cases. It actually should free us from arguing over what should be a noncontroversial claim. We can then shift our focus to making sure women have the space, resources, and opportunities to show their talents.

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Yet even in sports where sexist sociological barriers have been lowered, a performance gap can persist. First, most of the best research is on sports that are easily quantifiable. For example, there’s no way to directly compare the skill levels of elite tennis players to measure for tiny performance differences unless they play one another.

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