16 November 2011
Ospreys rugby team silent on Kristian Phillips’ alleged gay slur
A tweet sent from the Wales player Kristian Phillips' account described a Big Brother contestant as a "faggot" but Ospreys have failed to respond to enquiries.
11 November 2011
US professional footballer David Testo comes out
Testo spoke of the difficulty of not being able to thank his partner publicly on winning awards.
2 November 2011
FA will look into footballer’s “fully homophobic” tweet
Footballer claims tweet complaining about gays on television was sent by a member of his family.
27 October 2011
John Amaechi: ‘Homophobia remains a massive problem in sport’
Former basketball star John Amaechi says homophobia remains a "massive problem" in sport, especially football.
25 October 2011
Gareth Thomas announces he’s retiring from rugby
Gareth Thomas has announced he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect.
30 August 2011
Gay cycling champion Graeme Obree warns gay athletes to stay in the closet
Graeme Obree, the cycling champion who came out earlier this year, has warned other gay sportsmen and women not to follow his example.
30 August 2011
German football captain Philipp Lahm says gay players should not come out
Gay footballers should stay in the closet, German football captain Philipp Lahm has said.
11 August 2011
Steven Gerrard voted hottest footballer by gay fans
Gay football fans have voted Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard the hottest premiership player.
4 July 2011
Ben Cohen says father’s murder spurred him to speak out on bullying
Former England rugby union star Ben Cohen has revealed that his father's death 11 years ago spurred him to create an anti-bullying foundation.
1 July 2011
FIFA criticises Nigeria’s football coach over ‘lesbian ban’
The governing body of football, FIFA, has criticised the coach of the Nigerian women's football team for saying she had forced out lesbian players.
23 June 2011
Comment: Why it’s vital to kick homophobia out of sport, by David Cameron
Writing exclusively for PinkNews.co.uk, prime minister David Cameron says sport is at the heart of the nation and more must be done to stop homophobia and encourage positive role models.
22 June 2011
Nigerian women’s football team ‘eradicates lesbianism’
The Nigerian women's football team says it has successfully banned homosexuality among players.
17 June 2011
Lesbian couple ‘told to stop kissing at baseball game’
A lesbian couple say they were told off by a security guard for sharing a brief kiss at a Minnesota Twins baseball game.
16 June 2011
Video: Super Bowl legend David Tyree says gay marriage will lead to ‘anarchy’
Former New York Giants star David Tyree has claimed that allowing gay marriage will lead to "anarchy".
7 June 2011
Gay rugby team King’s Cross Steelers win 2011 Union cup
Gay rugby club Kings Cross Steelers RFC, have retained the title of European champions for the third time after winning the 2011 Union Cup.
6 June 2011
Westboro baptist homophobes stage protest at national basketball finals in Dallas
Members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church yesterday protested outside the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals in Dallas, Texas, over the NBA's new policy on hurtful language toward LGBT people.
4 June 2011
Gay baseball teams can limit straights says US judge as bisexuals make discrimination claim
A US federal judge in Seattle has ruled ruled that the north American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) can continue to limit the number of straight players that can play in each team participating in the Gay Softball World Series it sponsors.
30 May 2011
Steve Nash: Basketball ready for an openly gay player
Steve Nash, the NBA team Phoenix Suns' star point guard spoke to the New York Times following the team's president and chief executive, Rick Welts coming out as gay.
25 May 2011
Online football forums ‘filled with anti-gay hate’
Internet forums for football fans contain shocking attitudes towards homosexuality, a study suggests.
25 May 2011
Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah says $50,000 fine for anti-gay abuse is ‘fair’
The US basketball player fined $50,000 (£30,968) for calling a fan a "faggot" says the punishment is fair.