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ANALYSIS: All Of The Olympic Events That Could Have Transgender Athletes

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Bradley Devlin General Assignment & Analysis Reporter
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Transgender athletes are hoping to make their presence felt at the Tokyo Olympics, set to begin later in July.

As transgender identity has gained prominence over the past few years, it is increasingly coming into conflict with the sports world, where athletes historically compete against members of their own sex in competition. This phenomenon has become a cultural flashpoint at levels ranging from high school to the NCAA to professional sports, especially in cases where biological males who identify as female are allowed to compete against biological females. Now, transgender athletes are getting ready to pack their bags for Tokyo to compete in the Olympics.