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Women are now allowed to participate in SOME sports although this has caused controversy in every major country of the world. Sweden took their women to the court of Arbitration in a bid to stop them competing but had to eventually settle out of court.

Australia were so outraged at the notion of women taking to the cricket fields they withdrew themselves from modern civilization and were last seen hiding in the outback.

Keen to avoid a repeat of this the United Kingdom led the way in giving women rights to participate in certain sports were their physical inferiority would not be exposed such as boxing and bungee jumping.

This has proved to be a good decision as they won 156 Gold medals in the 2 competitions at the last Olympics.

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