NBC News reports:
The NCAA Board of Governors released a statement Monday that it will not host championships in places that discriminate against transgender athletes.
“The NCAA Board of Governors firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for transgender student-athletes to compete in college sports. This commitment is grounded in our values of inclusion and fair competition,” the statement read in part.
A spokesperson said the NCAA has not made decisions about specific championships at this point in time but is monitoring the situation.
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