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Rapinoe Bird engagement

US sporting power couple Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird became engaged today. Sue posted a photo to Instagram of Megan kneeling to place a ring on her finger. The Rapinoe Bird engagement sees one of the world’s most iconic sporting couples preparing to marry. Megan and Sue met during the 2016 Rio Olympics. They later …

Dennis Finnegan comes out

Ten-time Irish national track and field champion Denis Finnegan came out as gay overnight on the podcast Five Rings To Rule Them All. He told sports reporter Cyd Zeigler that he drifted towards coming out in recent years. Originally from Ireland, Denis Finnegan now lives in Melbourne. In 2018, he met Cyd Zeigler from Five …

natalie cook 2032 olympics

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 …

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 …

Ali Brigginshaw

Broncos captain Ali Brigginshaw took to her knee and proposed on Saturday night to girlfriend Kate Daly. Ali’s first public declaration of love for Kate came in a post-match kiss after she captained her team to a win in the first NWRL Grand Final. The Courier-Mail reported on Ali’s proposal. “I will never forget the …

Charlie's Angels Megan Rapinoe

World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe adds acting to her already full resume with a featured appearance in the new Charlie’s Angels promo clip. Scroll down for the vid. The Olympian and activist stars as Bosley to promote a version of Charlie’s Angels all about female solidarity and feminism. In the film, a team of international …

olympic gold medallist kerron clement

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 …

megan rapinoe sue bird espn body issue nude photoshoot

Megan Rapinoe enjoyed a great run in the FIFA Women’s World Cup and dominated the US media over the last few weeks. It’s a great time to look back at the sensational nude photoshoot she and girlfriend Sue Bird posed for in 2018. Then, the sporting power couple became the first out same-sex couple on …

Tom Daley diving for gold

An upcoming documentary will chart the last four years of UK Olympic golden boy Tom Daley’s life. Cameras followed the heartthrob since 2012 for the new film Tom Daley: Diving For Gold. The documentary covers the sporting star’s sporting, public life in addition to his personal life. The film will show glimpses of his life …

Tom Daley Speedos

UK diver Tom Daley and the rest of the boys from ‘Team GB’  showed off their speedos on social media as Britain’s Olympic hopefuls got kitted up for this year’s Olympic Games. Fashion maven Stella McCartney and Adidas joined forces to design the boys’ barely-there swimwear.  This year’s Olympic Games begin in Rio De Janeiro …