29th November 2014
Gay rugby referee Nigel Owens welcomes ban for fans who yelled homophobic abuse 7
12:13 PM — Rugby referee Nigel Owens has welcomed a ban for two fans who reportedly yelled homophobic abuse at him.
28th November 2014
Two fans banned from all Twickenham rugby matches over homophobic abuse 4
6:02 PM — Following an investigation into homophobia, two fans have been banned from all rugby matches at Twickenham.
24th November 2014
Gay rugby world cup to be held in Tennessee 9
12:27 PM — The next Bingham Cup - known as the gay rugby world cup - will be held in Tennessee.
13th November 2014
Rugby Football Union to investigate homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 5
10:53 AM — The Rugby Football Union has said it will investigate reports of Twickenham fans directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
12th November 2014
Twickenham rugby fans accused of shouting homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens 9
1:31 PM — Rugby fans at recent match in Twickenham have been accused of directing homohpboic slurs at referee Nigel Owens.
28th October 2014
LSE Students’ Union rejects appeal from rugby club over homophobic leaflets 12
1:41 PM — The London School of Economics Students' Union has upheld a decision to disband the rugby club over homophobic leaflets.
7th October 2014
LSE closes rugby club after homophobic and misogynistic flyer 76
6:06 PM — The rugby players proclaimed: "We do not tolerate Poly activities that involve faeces, genetalia and outright homosexual debauchery". Now LSE does not tolerate them.
3rd September 2014
Leeds Rhinos exec claims homophobic slur investigation is a ‘witch hunt’ 16
7:40 PM — A Leeds Rhinos exec has claimed that a second investigation into the alleged use of homophobic slurs by one of his players is a "witch hunt".
2nd September 2014
Rugby League player may face second ban after allegations of homophobic abuse 28
11:48 AM — A Rugby League player previously banned for a homophobic slur, will be investigated following another accusation of anti-gay abuse.
31st August 2014
Watch: Sydney Convicts win gay rugby world cup 1
11:42 AM — The Sydney Convicts have stormed to victory in the Bingham cup.
27th August 2014
Watch: Gay rugby teams train together ahead of Bingham Cup
5:30 PM — Despite rainy weather, members of gay rugby teams from across the globe got stuck into a huge training session ahead of the Bingham Cup in Sydney.
7th August 2014
Rugby player could face ban over homophobic abuse 7
4:46 PM — A rugby player could be banned from the sport for eight matches, over allegations of homophobic abuse.
31st July 2014
First trans football player: FIFA’s lack of trans guidelines is unfair
12:19 PM — The first transgender football player to be recognised by FIFA has spoken out about the governing body’s lack of guidelines for trans people.
16th July 2014
Rugby league player says ban for using anti-gay slur has made him a ‘better person’ 7
6:02 PM — A rugby league player who was banned for using an anti-gay slur, has said the time spent away has made him a "better person."
15th July 2014
Australia: New survey reveals homophobic abuse affects four in five gay athletes
5:27 PM — A new survey of Australian sport has revealed that 85 percent of gay sportsmen and -women have seen or experienced homophobic abuse.
6th July 2014
Australian gay rugby team wins first professional match 10
1:07 PM — The Sydney Convicts have made history, becoming the first ever gay rugby team to win a professional-level match.
3rd July 2014
Australian rugby team to make history as first gay team to play professional match 4
4:21 PM — The Sydney Convicts will make history as the first gay rugby team to play at professional level this weekend.
11th June 2014
Leeds rugby coach defends banned player: ‘There is no homophobia in our sport’ 4
2:49 PM — The coach of Leeds Rhinos rugby team has jumped to the defence of a player who has accepted a five-game ban after calling a player a "faggot".
UK: Leeds rugby star declines to appeal 5-match ban for calling player ‘f**king f*g’ 6
9:22 AM — Leeds rugby player Zak Hardaker has said he will not appeal a 5-match ban he was handed by the RFL, after calling a player a "fucking fag".
9th June 2014
UK: Leeds rugby player faces 4 to 8 match ban after calling player a ‘f**king f*g’ 13
6:13 PM — Rugby player Zak Hardaker will be banned for 4 to 8 matches after he called a player a "f**king f*g" during a match.