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Matildas star Katrina Gorry welcomes second child with fiancée Clara Markstedt

Matildas midfielder Katrina Gorry and fiancée Clara Markstedt have announced the arrival of their second child. The couple shared the news on social media on Wednesday morning, announcing the arrival of a baby boy named Koby Peter David Gorry. Born at 10.36am on Sunday, Koby’s middle name is a touching tribute to Clara’s late father, …

Caitlin Foord and Katie McCabe go Instagram official

Matildas star Caitlin Foord and girlfriend go Insta-official

Matildas star Caitlin Foord and her girlfriend, Irish teammate Katie McCabe, have made their relationship official on Instagram. The pair play for UK club Arsenal and fans of women’s soccer fans have long speculated the players are together, ever since the FIFA Women’s World Cup last year. Now the couple have officially confirmed it with …

Sam Kerr on the field in her Matildas kit

Sam Kerr officially ruled out of Paris Olympic Games

Sam Kerr has officially been ruled out of the 2024 Paris Olympics, five months after her devastating knee injury put the Matildas superstar’s Olympic hopes in doubt. Football Australia has confirmed Sam is out of the national soccer team’s squad for the Games. Sam suffered a serious anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in January. Following …

Homophobia in Sport

Sports are for all? – research reveals few LGBTQI+ play 

The topic of homophobia in sport has recently made headlines in Australia, with a series of homophobic incidents involving men’s AFL players. These homophobic incidents are usually well-reported in news media, but research has rarely explored the impact on participation for LGBTQI+ people. Sports are supposed to be for all – but new research reveals …

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Soccer legend Sam Kerr has trial rescheduled

Soccer legend Sam Kerr will not show up in a London court on Monday on faces of racism. The judge in the case agreed this week that the case should proceed from February 3, 2023. Sam Kerr’s case in a nutshell On the night of January 3, 2023, the soccer legend and her fiance caught …

Max Gawn

Max Gawn: ’embarrassing to call yourself an AFL player ‘

Melbourne captain Max Gawn says it’s embarrassing to call himself an AFL footballer after a second player was banned for using a homophobic slur this season. Earlier this week, yet another AFL player hit the headlines for a homophobic slur. Gold Coast Suns defender Wil Powell copped a five-game suspension for a slur used against …

Sassy Scott on secret relationship with AFL player

TikToker Sassy Scott secretly dated a closeted AFL player

Aussie TikToker Scott O’Halloran, known online to his millions of followers as Sassy Scott, has opened up about a very complicated four-year relationship he had with a former AFL player. Scott said the relationship with the player, whom he obviously did not identify, was over a decade ago and has since retired. “I think I …

Tom Daley at the Tokyo Olympics

Golden boy Tom Daley confirmed for record fifth Olympics

Tom Daley will compete at a record fifth Olympics in Paris after he was confirmed in Team GB’s diving team. The out gay diver finally won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and after that took time away from the sport. But late last year the 29-year-old made a big comeback and in Paris he’ll …

Josh Cavallo

Josh Cavallo would ‘fear for life’ at World Cup in Saudi Arabia

Footballer Josh Cavallo has revealed he would not compete in the 2034 World Cup in Saudi Arabia if selected, due to the country’s anti-gay laws. It is illegal to be gay in Saudi Arabia, punishable by the death penalty. “I honestly wouldn’t feel safe,” Cavallo told The Mirror. “There’s certain countries I will not go …

Josh Cavallo and his fiance Leighton Morrell in hospital

‘Keep fighting’: Soccer star Josh Cavallo hospitalised

Josh Cavallo’s followers have rallied to support him after the out Adelaide soccer star shared some devastating news. Josh, who plays for his A-League club Adelaide United, shared that he was in hospital over an injury and was facing surgery. “A year ago I had a serious injury, Achilles tendon rupture, I was a year …

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