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• Athlete Ally drops former world No 1 as ambassador
• Navratilova also loses place on advisory board

Martina Navratilova has been removed as an ambassador by Athlete Ally, an organisation that supports LGBT athletes, following her comments on transgender inclusion.

In a newspaper column this week the 18-time grand slam singles champion referred to trans women as men who “decide to be female”, adding that allowing them to compete with women who were assigned female at birth is “cheating and unfair”.

Related: Martina Navratilova criticised over ‘cheating’ trans women comments

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:02:42 GMT

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