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Started by Tom62, May 11, 2021, 05:40:21 PM
Quote from: billy rubin on May 12, 2021, 10:34:40 AMi wonder about that.what do women athletes say about competing directly against men?i dont know much about sports, so i dont have a useful opinion.
Quote from: Tom62 on May 11, 2021, 05:40:21 PMAs of the 2021/2022 season, it will be possible for women in amateur football to play in category A for men, reports the KNVB. The fact that women can now also play in the A category for men is a historic moment for amateur football in the Netherlands and worldwide.Jan Dirk van der Zee, KNVB amateur football director: ,,Until now, mixed football was possible in the entire youth competition in the Netherlands. However, once women reached senior age, they had to choose between playing in a women's league or continuing to play mixed in the B category. Based on the current zeitgeist and recent research results, we no longer see any reason to hold on to this and opt for equality and diversity. We want girls and women to find a suitable place in the football landscape based on their qualities and own ambitions."
Quote from: Bad Penny II on May 12, 2021, 02:37:58 PMQuote from: billy rubin on May 12, 2021, 10:34:40 AMi wonder about that.what do women athletes say about competing directly against men?i dont know much about sports, so i dont have a useful opinion.There has been (of course) resistance to female jockeys in horse racing.It the past some females would pretend to be male and had some success.Michelle Payne won our countries biggest race, only the fourth fem allowed to race apparently.She thanked those that deserved to be and then: "Just want to say to everyone else, can get stuffed, because they think women aren't strong enough but we just beat the world"It seems to me horses are mostly a female passion these days, males ride machines. There was this thread: https://www.happyatheistforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=15375.0