Global Sport Issues Podcast – Part 1

Megan Dymmock-Morgan is joined by Emilia Ottela and Maria Lopes on the first episode of GSI: Global Sport Issues podcast. In this episode, they discuss the controversial topic of transgender athletes in sports. https://youtu.be/9Aqycbd4PN0 Megan Dymmock-Morgan Emilia Ottela Maria Lopes Featured photograph/Maria Lopes

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Archie Thompson is a name synonymous with the most obscure of sporting trivia. On 11 April 2001, the centre-forward scored thirteen times as Australia set a seemingly unbreakable world record, beating American Samoa 31-0 in an infamous FIFA World Cup qualifier. It is a record that those who inhabit the tiny