World Rugby has approved updated guidelines regarding participation of transgender people in sport; and have recommended that transgender women should not play women's contact rugby.
Transgender athletes could be banned from playing the traditional form of women's rugby because of safety concerns as part of a review being conducted by World Rugby.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) says it will discuss a bill passed in Idaho banning transgender athletes from competing in college events, with advocacy groups calling on the events to be relocated out of the state.
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Existing International Olympic Committee (IOC) guidelines on the eligibility of transgender athletes will remain in place for Tokyo 2020, amid an ongoing consultation process.
World Rugby held a landmark workshop to help develop an equitable, safe and evidence-based, rugby-specific policy for transgender participation.
World Rugby will host a forum next week before undertaking a comprehensive review and evidence-based commitment to policies related to transgender players.