She became the first female boxer to feature in the Olympics and now Nicola Adams is set for another first as part of Strictly’s first ever same-sex pairing.
In 2015, a BBC Sport survey found that one in six elite sportswomen had experienced abuse on social media. By 2020, this figure had doubled to one in three.
Troy Deeney, the captain of Premier League Watford, has told broadcaster Louis Theroux that there is probably at least one gay player in every football team. Speaking on the BBC Podcast, Grounded with Louis Theroux, the talismanic skipper said, “I would go on record saying that there is probably one gay Continue Reading
Footballer Tony Kroos, has said he would hesitate to recommend that a player should come out because of the abuse from fans.
Not content with winning a bunch of team and personal gongs during a glittering sporting career, Rugby League royalty Keith Mason has gone on to act in Hollywood, appear in one of Britain’s most popular dramas, pen a graphic novel, launch a clothing line and get his own movie project off Continue Reading
Hero or villain? Steven Smith looks at what it takes to be the man who has everyone talking, the heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Tyson Fury. A hero to the poor with his charitable donations to the homeless, a champion for mental health and the self-proclaimed ‘King of the Gypsies’. Continue Reading
Since their launch just over two years ago, the Proud Hornets have become an integral part of Watford FC of the English Premier League, with a memorable rainbow mosaic in the Rookery Stand making national and international headlines in December 2018, while the group received an award from the FSA’s ‘Fans Continue Reading
A club in the top flight of Argentinian football became the first team in the division’s history to sign a trans player. Club Villa San Carlos Femenino are currently propping up the Primera Division A – the first division – but they hope that Mara Gomez, their new striker, can rack up Continue Reading
Leicester City, Premier League champions in the 2015/16 season, have announced an official partnership with Stonewall to further strengthen the Football Club’s commitment to the LGBT community in Leicestershire. Working alongside Stonewall, the UK’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, the Club will help to tackle homophobia, biphobia and Continue Reading
Photo credit: Lungelo Gcwabaza 16 teams turn out for first ever Pride Hockey Cup Last Saturday (30 June) saw The London Royals Hockey Club host the hotly anticipated inaugural Pride Hockey Cup in London with a huge turnout of 190 players and supporters. Being proud to be inclusive of all sexualities Continue Reading