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Navratilova

Martina. born 1956, Czech-born US tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1978, 1979, 1982--87, 1990; world champion 1980 and 1984
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Navratilova was placed into the crosshairs of the LGBT community after questioning the validity of formerly-male transgender athletes.
Navratilova was placed in the crosshairs of the LGBTQ community after daring to question the validity of formerly male transgender athletes.
Navratilova was placed into the crosshairs of the LGBTQ community after daring to question the validity of formerly-male transgender athletes.
Given this, Navratilova has been removed from our Advisory Board and as an Athlete Ally Ambassador, effective immediately."
"A man can decide to be female, take hormones if required by whatever sporting organisation is concerned, win everything in sight and perhaps earn a small fortune, and then reverse his decision and go back to making babies if he so desires," 18-times Grand Slam winner Navratilova wrote in The Sunday Times.
Navratilova angered transgender Dr Rachel McKinnon when she tweeted: "Clearly that can't be right.
Navratilova, a former multiple Grand Slam champion, currently working as a broadcaster, believes there is a double standard as to how women are treated - not only in tennis but also in other walks of life - but reprimanded Williams on her behavior toward the umpire and her excuse stating "men get away with worse."
London: After it was revealed he earned 10 times more than Martina Navratilova for their BBC work last year, John McEnroe insisted it was not a comparable situation to players' prize money.
Navratilova, 61, told Panorama she is paid around PS15,000 by the BBC for her commentator role.
Navratilova is hoping that Sharapova will also come up fortunate once her case is reviewed.
Moore has since apologised but Navratilova (right) blasted his "extremely prejudiced and very old-fashioned statements" and added: "We have made it this far on our own, without help from male players, and will continue to do so in the future.