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Megan Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, capping off a huge year for the lesbian football star. Rapinoe, the US Women’s National Soccer Team co-captain led the team to victory at the Women’s World Cup in France in June. She was named the tournament’s best player. As well as her sporting …

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AFLW star Moana Hope is taking a year off from footy and has shared she and wife Isabella are trying for a baby. The trailblazing player won’t feature in the 2020 AFLW season after she withdrew her nomination for the league’s national draft late last month. Hope told the Herald Sun she’s focusing on her …

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Prince Harry and openly gay rugby star Gareth Thomas have teamed up to raise awareness of the importance of HIV testing. The pair met with UK gay rugby club the King’s Cross Steelers ahead of the UK’s upcoming National HIV Testing Week. Two months ago, the former Wales rugby player (pictured above, right) revealed he …

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Controversial Australian tennis legend Margaret Court has called out Tennis Australia over an upcoming tribute to her sporting achievements. Court finished her career with 24 grand slam singles titles, the most in history. She said Tennis Australia should properly honour the upcoming 50th anniversary of her Grand Slam year. Court told the Sydney Morning Herald …

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Australia’s Jillaroos captained by Queenslander Ali Brigginshaw defeated New Zealand’s Kiwi Ferns in a Test match in Wollongong tonight. Scroll down for vid The Jillaroos, who last lost in a Test match to the Kiwi Ferns in 2016, took out the match 28-8. The two teams also faced each other in the finals of the …

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Athletics governing body the IAAF has halved transgender female athletes’ allowed testosterone levels in new regulations. Competitors must now keep their levels of natural testosterone below five nanomoles per litre of blood in order to compete in the female category, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations. The IAAF’s previous limit for natural testosterone …

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Olympic Gold medallist Kerron Clement came out on National Coming Out Day. He made the announcement while celebrating the opening of the new rainbow flag-inspired Gilbert Baker running track at Los Angeles City College. Kerron told OUT Magazine he wanted freedom. “I was tired of loving in the dark. “I have been through what a …

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Israel Folau has accused one of the tribunal members who ruled against him of bias because of her LGBTIQ advocacy work. The devout Christian former rugby player is suing Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW for unlawful termination under laws preventing sackings because of a person’s religion. Folau’s lawyers lodged more documents with the Federal Circuit …

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Former rugby star Israel Folau offered to publicly apologise over his Instagram post about gay people, Rugby Australia has claimed in court documents. Folau was sacked over the post in May this year. In a code of conduct hearing, Folau also admitted he had breached the RA Code of Conduct, the rugby body claims. He …

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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has called out racism and homophobia in sport in her acceptance speech after being named FIFA female player of the year. The openly gay player was the top scorer at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in June and lead the US women’s football team to victory. On Monday, she accepted …

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