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When one of the world’s top golfers gave an explanation for her back problems during a championship last weekend, she used six words familiar to millions of women.

“It’s that time of the month,” Lydia Ko said, with a shrug. “I know the ladies watching are probably like, ‘Yeah, I got you.’ So when that happens, my back gets really tight, and I’m all twisted.” The world No 3, from New Zealand, had received physiotherapy on her back during the Palos Verdes championship in California.

Ko’s candid remark went viral on social media, where women rejoiced in her honesty and thanked her for bringing the issue of periods and sport into the spotlight — and stunned the veteran commentator Jerry Foltz, who was interviewing her

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