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RT published this video item, entitled “Inclusive or unfair? | Trans athlete to compete in Tokyo 2020 Olympics” – below is their description.
This year’s Olympics will see the first-ever transgender athlete participating in a competition. Laurel Hubbard, a weightlifter, will join New Zealand’s team in Tokyo, sparking fury from campaigns to ‘save women’s sports’ that claim her muscle mass means unfair competition.
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In This Story: Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens.