At the Olympics in Rio de Janiero, athletes from around the world are posting tweets, photos and observations between training and competing. Missing from their social media updates: any mention of companies that are not part of the exclusive club of official Olympic sponsors. Athletes are likewise not allowed to acknowledge their sponsors during that period. Some Olympians have tried to highlight the silliness of barring athletes from digital free speech. Brooks Running Co.
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Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the Olympics and other international events without undergoing sex reassignment surgery, according to new guidelines adopted by the IOC. International Olympic Committee medical officials said on Sunday they changed the policy to adapt to current scientific, social and legal attitudes on transgender issues. Under the previous IOC guidelines, approved in , athletes who transitioned from male to female or vice versa were required to have reassignment surgery followed by at least two years of hormone therapy in order to be eligible to compete. Meanwhile, male-to-female transgender athletes will need to demonstrate that their testosterone level has been below a certain cutoff point for at least one year before their first competition. The guidelines, first reported by Outsports.
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