JACK ANDERSON: The future? Gene-edited athletes, eSports and the end of contact sport

Last week, a leading official in the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, indicated that in the future athletics would probably introduce a third category of classification – male, female, and intersex. This got me thinking on other aspects of sport that might change in the next two decades or so, writes Jack Anderson.

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