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Queensland Sports Minister Mick de Brenni yesterday announced the appointment of five-time Olympian Natalie Cook as Athlete Ambassador for the 2032 Olympics bid. Natalie won gold at the Sydney Olympics in beach volleyball. In 2012, she also became the first Australian woman to compete at five Olympic Games. The minister described Natalie Cook to the …

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Martina Navratilova tweeted yesterday accusing Margaret Court of “hiding behind her Bible” and calling her “pathetic in every way.” The tweets come after Court attacked LGBTIQ people in her Sunday sermon in Perth, specifically taking aim at the trans community. Court last year argued for Tennis Australia to mark the 50th anniversary of her grand …

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US soccer stars, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris, members of the champion 2019 World Cup team, married yesterday in Miami. CNN reports the couple met in 2010. They began dating soon after. Scroll down for the wedding day vid The day before the wedding, Ali Krieger tweeted to Ashlyn Harris, “It’s time baby. I’ve been …

Married Olympic gold medalists Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh discussed ‘aggressive’ attacks on the Trans community in an interview with Pink News. The pair married in 2013. They then became the first same-sex couple to win Olympic gold at the Rio games in 2016. At the time of their win, Kate, captain of Great Britain’s women’s …

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An independent review commissioned by Football Federation Australia (FFA) found no proof of a ‘lesbian mafia’ operating in women’s soccer. Following the axing of Matilda’s coach Alen Stajcic in January, sources reported he used the term ‘lesbian mafia’ in relation to women’s soccer in Australia. Stajcic denied ever saying the words. However, with his firing …

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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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