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Brisbane Tritons water polo club to do Qld proud at Sydney match

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Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner presented Keys to the City of Brisbane to the AFLW Lions following their recent premiership win. The Keys to the City is the highest honour in the gift of local government authorities. Images: Tina Eastley Brisbane’s AFLW Lions team defeated the Adelaide Crows to claim the season premiership the previous Saturday. …

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Olympic great Caster Semenya will probably not run at the Tokyo Olympics. World Athletics will only allow her to compete if she takes medication to lower her testosterone levels. Classified by World Athletics as an athlete with differences in sex development (DSD), Caster Semenya refuses to medically re-engineer her body. She told the Guardian she …

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Queensland’s LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo club the Brisbane Tritons have celebrated their fifth birthday. The athletes and their supporters gathered at The Wickham in Brisbane on Sunday to celebrate the milestone and unveil the club’s new swimsuits (above). Tritons president Sean Langeveld said the club began in 2016, with the help of the Brisbane Barracudas water …

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Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V’landys has said the Australian Christian Lobby are “wasting their money” with a campaign for an Israel Folau comeback. This week, the ACL launched a campaign to support of Folau’s return to the NRL, with a petition, full-page Daily Telegraph ads and hashtag #lethimplay. The group also wants supporters …

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Australia’s LGBTIQ soccer teams will play simultaneous matches on this weekend’s inaugural PFA Day event by Pride Football Australia. Players in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney will play matches on their home turf this Saturday (February 27) to support LGBTQIA+ inclusion in sport. The teams will all play 6-a-side social football tournaments (6-a-side) at the …

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Tennis champ Casey Dellacqua has said she’s always felt “love and support” from her tennis community, despite sport legend Margaret Court’s infamous public spray against her rainbow family. Dellacqua, who has three children with wife Amanda, spoke of her experiences in the sport at an LGBTIQ forum Open4All at the Australian Open in Melbourne on …

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The St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Club have “ceased” plans to pursue and sign up Israel Folau after backlash over their decision. This week, club bosses confirmed they were in talks with Folau to have returned to playing NRL this year. The Dragons also formally approached the NRL for permission to sign him up, prompting …

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St George Bank, a longtime sponsor of the NRL club seeking to sign up Israel Folau, has addressed the controversy over his possible comeback this year.  Folau may return to playing NRL this year after the St George Illawarra Dragons in NSW confirmed they hope to sign him up. The Dragons have formally approached the …

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Israel Folau could return to playing NRL this year after the St George Illawarra Dragons in NSW confirmed they hope to sign him up this year. The Dragons have formally approached the NRL hoping to sign him to play on a multi-year deal. Folau had his multi-million dollar footy contracts ripped up over his homophobic …

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Gay rugby teams around the world have paid tribute to Mark Bingham’s mother Alice Hoagland, who died last month, as the godmother of their sport. On September 11, 2001, openly gay rugby player Mark Bingham and three other men fought back against the terrorists who had hijacked their United Airlines flight. The men stormed the …

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