5 July 2010
World Cup footballer ‘in gay affair’
A World Cup footballer is the subject of internet rumours that he had a year-long affair with a British reality TV star.
2 July 2010
London 2012 Olympics to sell special ‘gay’ pin badges
The organising committee of the London 2012 Olympic Games is to sell special pin badges aimed at LGBT people.
1 July 2010
Gay football group Justin Campaign receives £2,000 grant
The Justin Campaign, a group set up to tackle homophobia in football, has won a £2,000 cash injection.
30 June 2010
Gareth Thomas ‘delighted’ at rugby club’s £40,000 fine
Gay rugby league player Gareth Thomas is said to be delighted at the Rugby Football League's decision to fine Castleford Tigers after its fans shouted homophobic abuse at him.
29 June 2010
Rugby club fined £40,000 for anti-gay chants at Gareth Thomas
Castleford Tigers rugby club has been hit with a £40,000 fine after its fans subjected gay player Gareth Thomas to homophobic taunts.
25 June 2010
Stanley Cup to feature at Chicago gay pride parade
The Stanley Cup, the trophy annually awarded to the champion team of the National Hockey League, will be on display at this Sunday's Chicago Gay Pride Parade - its first appearance at a gay-themed event.
23 June 2010
Daily Mirror journalist says there is ‘no chance’ of English football players coming out
Daily Mirror sports jounalist John Cross has stated in an interview with an anti-homophobia in sport website that he cannot see any English footballers coming out in the near future as "our sport has created a dangerous taboo".
15 June 2010
Freddie Ljungberg ‘proud’ of gay gossip
Swedish football star Freddie Ljungberg says he is "proud" of the rumours he is gay.
8 June 2010
Play on Justin Fashanu’s last year to be shown next month
A play exploring Justin Fashanu's last year is to be shown in London next month.
4 June 2010
Online survey to question football fans on homophobia
University researchers are conducting a study on the attitudes of football fans towards out gay players.
3 June 2010
Cristiano Ronaldo supports impending introduction of gay marriage in native Portugal
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has signalled his support for the impending introduction of gay marriage in his native Portgual.
2 June 2010
Aussie Rules star Jason Akermanis suspended for gay comments
Jason Akermanis, the Aussie Rules Football star who said gay players should stay in the closet, has been suspended.The Western Bulldogs player wrote in a newspaper that gay team members could "break the fabric" of clubs and that the macho sport is not ready for them to come out.
25 May 2010
BBC praised over documentary on homophobia in sport
Last night's BBC documentary on homophobia in the sporting world, called Inside Sport - The Last Taboo, has been praised by the Justin Campaign.
21 May 2010
Australian Rules football star says gays should stay in the closet
A veteran star of Australian Rules football has been attacked for saying gay players should stay in the closet.
22 April 2010
Bisexual men ‘not gay enough’ for softball team
Three bisexual American men are suing after they were ruled to be not gay enough to play in a gay softball league.
19 April 2010
Australian swimming champion Daniel Kowalski comes out as gay
The former Australian Olympic swimmer Daniel Kowalski has come out.
7 April 2010
Lesbian tennis star Martina Navratilova diagnosed with cancer
Martina Navratilova has revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
15 March 2010
Gareth Thomas and Nigel Owens support Cardiff Mardi Gras
Gay rugby legend Gareth Thomas and referee Nigel Owens are supporting Cardiff Mardi Gras.
15 March 2010
Stars on Ice denies Johnny Weir is not ‘family friendly’
Stars on Ice has denied it rejected figure skating champion Johnny Weir for not being "family friendly".
12 March 2010
German football boss says gay players should find another job
A former German football manager has said gay men should not play football because they will be ridiculed.