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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 …

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Matildas’ Katrina Gorry gives ‘real and raw’ injury update

Will Matildas superstar Katrina Gorry make it to the Paris 2024 Olympics? The 31-year-old soccer player is currently recovering after suffering an awful ankle injury in the UK two weeks ago. Katrina’s off the field of the Women’s Super League, and even worse, is threatening her joining the Matildas at the Olympics. The Matildas’ first …

Australian pro sport climber Campbell Harrison qualifies for the Paris 2024 Olympics

Aussie climber kisses his boyfriend after Olympic qualifier

Australian pro sport climber Campbell Harrison has shared the euphoric moment he qualified for the Paris Olympics next year. The Melbourne athlete secured his spot at Paris next year by winning his boulder and lead event at the Oceania selection trials late last month. Campbell shared a joyful video to Instagram of his reaction at …

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Happy Birthday Ian Thorpe

Wishing the happiest of birthdays to Ian Thorpe, one of the world’s greatest-ever swimmers and a staunch advocate for his communities. Born October 13, 1982, Ian Thorpe went on to win five Olympic gold medals during his swimming career. At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, he took three gold and two silver. “In two weeks,” said …

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Swimming Australia threatens legal action over billboard

Swimming Australia today threatened legal action over an anti-trans political advertisement targeting Zali Steggall. Earlier, the independent member for Warringah tweeted a pic of an Advance Australia billboard using images of top Australian swimming stars. The billboard featured images of Australia’s most decorated Olympian Emma McKeon, four-time Olympic backstroker Emily Seebohm and also swimming icon …

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Chilly willy: Skier suffers ‘frozen penis’ at Winter Olympics

 Skier Remi Lindholm told Finish media he endured unbearable pain during the Winter Olympics because of a frozen penis. Worse, the skier says this is not his first chilly willy! Freezing temperatures caused organisers to delay the start of Sunday’s men’s cross country ski event by an hour. They also reduced the usual 50-kilometre course …

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After Tokyo, how’d Team LGBTIQ+ do in the Beijing Olympics

Last year’s Tokyo Olympics set a record for the number of out LGBTIQ+ competing. So how did Team LGBTIQ+ do during the Beijing Olympics? There’s good news and bad. The 2022 Beijing Olympics saw a record number of out competitors — for a Winter Olympics. But that’s still under 40 by our count. The Tokyo …

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Nathan Crumpton upholds shirtless flagbearer tradition

At the Beijing Winter Olympics, American Samoa’s Nathan Crumpton upheld the shirtless, oiled flagbearer tradition pioneered by Brisbane’s Pita Taufatofua. Pita Taufatofua, a constant presence at recent Olympic Games is currently busy on relief efforts for Tonga following the devastating January 15 volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami. He, of course, stole the opening ceremony at …

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Aussie snowboarder Belle Brockhoff going for gold at Winter Olympics

Australian snowboarder Belle Brockhoff is officially heading to her third Winter Olympics at Beijing 2022. The openly lesbian athlete made the announcement on Instagram this week. “IT’S OFFICIAL! I’m going to my third Olympic games!” she said. “Thank you to all who have supported me in this amazing journey. You know who you are. I …

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Brazilian Olympic diver Ian Matos dies aged just 32

Brazilian Olympic diver Ian Matos died this week after almost two months in hospital with a lung infection. The diver sought treatment for an infection in his throat nearly two months ago. The infection later spread to his stomach and lungs. After showing signs of improvement last week, his condition subsequently deteriorated. Brazil’s Olympic Committee …

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