On Monday, the NCAA selected Columbia University fencer Sylvie Binder as The Ivy League conference's nominee for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award, knocking Lia Thomas, a transgender athlete from the University of Pennsylvania, out of the running for the prestigious award.
Three months after a transgender athlete won an NCAA title, the international organization that oversees swimming competitions on Sunday approved new rules prohibiting biological males from competing in women’s competitions if they have gone through male puberty.
A female college athlete is accusing the National Collegiate Athletics Association of showing favoritism to trans-identifying swimmer Lia Thomas after she tied with Thomas for fifth place at the recent NCAA Women's Swimming Championship in Atlanta, Georgia.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Tuesday naming Virginia swimmer and Florida native Emma Weyant the "rightful winner" of the NCAA Championship's 500-yard freestyle, one week after she finished second to Penn's Lia Thomas, a transgender woman who is biologically male.