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Lia Thomas’s Woman of the Year nomination makes ‘mockery’ of women’s sports: Riley Gaines

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The University of Pennsylvania has nominated transgender swimmer Lia Thomas for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Thomas made headlines by becoming the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division 1 title in March. Thomas has largely stayed quiet on the subject of transgender athletes competing in elite competitions.
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Lia Thomas’s Woman of the Year nomination makes ‘mockery’ of women’s sports: Riley Gaines

The University of Pennsylvania’s decision to nominate transgender swimmer Lia Thomas as the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year is facing splashback from some female athletes.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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‘This Is A Disgrace’: Megyn Kelly Blasts UPenn For Nominating Lia Thomas As NCAA ‘Woman Of The Year’

Megyn Kelly blasted the University of Pennsylvania after it nominated Lia Thomas, a biological male who identifies as a female, as NCAA’s “Woman of the Year,” calling the move a “disgrace.”During the Monday Sirius XM “The Megyn Kelly Show” podcast, the host dropped a scathing monologue against UPenn.“After a season of dumping on its female swimmers, forcing them to compete against a biological man who now says he is a woman, forcing them to shar…

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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2 Bearcats nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

Two University of Cincinnati athletes have been nominated for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

2 months ago·Cincinnati, United States
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Lia Thomas’ nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year award a ‘slap in the face’

Swimmer Riley Gaines says transgender woman and competitive swimmer Lia Thomas being nominated for the NCAA's Woman of the Year award is a “slap in the face”. Ms Gaines, who is also a nominee, told Sky News Australia host Piers Morgan it’s “wild” that women have fought so hard to get equal opportunities in sports, only for a “complete 180” to happen. “It’s not personally, like ‘I want the award over Thomas’, it’s ‘I want any female to have tha…

2 months ago·Hobart, Australia
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Transgender Swimmer Lia Thomas Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award - WCCB Charlotte's CW

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A controversial move in collegiate athletics and the world of swimming. The University of Pennsylvania has nominated transgender swimmer Lia Thomas for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award. The 22-year-old is nominated as a Division 1 athlete for swimming and diving.In March, Thomas made headlines by becoming the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division 1 title. Her nomination is controversial, as some argue male-to-f…

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UK’s Gaines nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year - The Advocate-Messenger

NEWS RELEASEThe University of Kentucky Athletics Department has nominated alumnae swimmer Riley Gaines for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award, following a career that featured three individual conference titles, a pair of Southeastern Conference records, 12 All-America nods and summa cum laude honors.Riley Gaines“This award recognizes not only athletic performance, but also academics, service and character, so to be thought of as someone who …

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