- 2d The weightlifter, 43, will become the first ever transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics
- 4d The field hockey player, who won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics, said on Tuesday that she “sympathises” with the New Zealander’s situation.
Laurel Hubbard becomes first transgender weightlifter to compete at Olympics after overcoming career-threatening injury4d THE DECISION to allow transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to compete at the Olympics has sparked controversy ahead of the Tokoyo Games. Kiwi officials selected the New Zealander for the women’s weightlifting team after recent modifica
IOC chief Thomas Bach admits Olympics status of transgender athletes could change but backs Laurel Hubbard’s selection4d IOC head Thomas Bach has suggested the Olympics status of transgender athletes must be reviewed. Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender competitor in Olympic history. The 43-year-old, who many thought her career
- 5d The International Olympic Committee said the current rules, which will be reviewed in the future, allow Hubbard to participate. The International Olympic Committee is supporting New Zealand's selection of transgender weightlifter Laurel
- 5d Transgender woman Laurel Hubbard was given the all-clear to compete at the Tokyo Olympics this month even as criticism mounted against the International Olympic Committee over the fairness of her participation.
- 6d Laurel Hubbard, from New Zeland, would be ready to “become the first Olympic transgender athlete”. It goes without saying, she will also be part of an “international debate” which seems to involve “sport, […] politics and scienc
- 7d The IOC president, Thomas Bach, was asked whether he supported the New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard becoming the first transgender woman to compete at the Olympics. He said: 'The rules are in place and the rules have to be appl
What’s Current: Protesters outside New Zealand High Commission object to Laurel Hubbard Olympic placement24d What's Current is Feminist Current's daily news roundup. The post What’s Current: Protesters outside New Zealand High Commission object to Laurel Hubbard Olympic placement appeared first on Feminist Current.
- 30d [i]New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard has become the first ever transgender athlete picked to compete at an Olympics, in a controversial decision. Officials have selected her for the women's weightlifting team for Tokyo 2020, after qualifying requirements were recently modified.
- 1d La neozelandesa competirá en halterofilia.Una deportista transgénero participará de los Juegos Olímpicos por primera vez en la historia. Laurel Hubbard, levantadora de pesas neozelandesa, se convirtió desde su clasificación en una de las protagonistas indiscutibles de la edición que será recordada por un nuevo logro en materia de igualdad. La atleta tiene 43 años y compite desde sus 20, pero recién desde 2012 lo hace en la categoría femen...Continuar leyendo...
- 2d La deportista neozelandesa Lauren Hubbard, que será la primera deportista transgénero de la historia de los Juegos Olímpicos, se ha convertido en el centro de la polémica olímpica en los días previos al inicio de la competición. Voce