Do new transgender restrictions signal rethink for sport?

Recent decisions have added fuel to the raging debate on trans participation in women’s sport

Changes to their policies from the likes of cycling body the UCI and swimming counterpart FINA have ramped up the already heated debate on trans participation in female sport.

The row has shown no sign of abating, with many welcoming new restrictions placed on transgender women who aim to compete against their female-born rivals, while activists continue to accuse governing bodies of discrimination.  

Here, we look at some of the main questions surrounding one of the most polarizing topics of the modern age.