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Sex testing in sport can ruin lives

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 28 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3468
  1. Peter Sperryn, editor
  1. 1British Journal of Sports Medicine, UK
  1. sperryn{at}

Congratulations on your stand, which I support.1 As a former doctor to international teams, I realised that sex testing had the potential to be unscientific, inhumane, and a sign of sex bias owing to the attitudes of mostly …

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