– British Rowing announced a ban on transgender athletes participating in its races, effective from September.
– Only athletes "assigned female at birth" will be eligible for the women's category in the upcoming competition on Sept. 11.
– The ban also applies to athletes representing Britain or England at international competitions.
– British Rowing states that the aim is to ensure fair and meaningful competition by placing necessary restrictions on eligibility.
– All athletes can still compete in the mixed category, provided 50% of the rowing team consists of athletes eligible in the women's category.
– World Rowing allows transgender women to compete in its events, given their testosterone levels are below five nanomoles per liter for 12 months.
– British Cycling previously prohibited transgender and nonbinary cyclists from its competitive races.
– Transgender and nonbinary cyclists are allowed to race in British Cycling's noncompetitive races.