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Transgender basketball player barred from Australian competition

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Melbourne – A transgender basketballer was barred Tuesday from playing in an Australian women’s competition, with the sport’s governing body acknowledging it was a “complex area to navigate.”Lexi Rodgers had applied to play for semi-professional regional league side the Kilsyth Cobras, sparking debate and leading Basketball Australia to convene a panel of experts to look at the matter.The panel, which included a medical officer and a sports and exercise physician, ruled Rodgers ineligible.This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.Please add and to your list of allowed sites.

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