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canterbury crusaders rugby team

New Zealand rugby team the Canterbury Crusaders have denied players were involved in an alleged homophobic incident at a restaurant in South Africa last weekend. South African local Alexandros Paterimos made the allegations on Instagram on Sunday. He alleged the players “physically intimidated” and mocked them with “homophobic slurs limp wrist gestures and adopted high …

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israel folau sponsor asics instagram

Israel Folau has said he is considering all his options after declining the opportunity to appeal his sacking by Rugby Australia. A panel found him guilty of a high-level breach of the player code of conduct over his social media posts. Rugby Australia confirmed on Friday Folau’s contract would be terminated after he failed to …

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israel folau code of conduct hearing

Israel Folau’s $4 million contract has been terminated by Rugby Australia over his Instagram post declaring “hell awaits” gay people. The Wallabies star was stood down by Rugby Australia in April, after he posted an image on Instagram that read “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists idolaters” were going to hell unless they repented. …

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australian soccer player andy brennan

Former A-League player Andy Brennan has reportedly become the first Aussie male soccer player to come out as gay, opening up about the mental burden he felt hiding his sexuality. The 26-year-old played for the Newcastle Jets A-League team in 2016 and now plays for the Green Gully Soccer Club in Melbourne. Brennan told the …

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israel folau sponsor asics instagram

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has said he backs Rugby Australia’s tough action against Wallabies star Israel Folau for his social media posts about homosexuals. The airline is a major sponsor of Rugby Australia, and Joyce told the Australian Financial Review he was “quite happy” with the action taken against Folau. “We don’t sponsor something to …

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israel folau sponsor asics instagram

Israel Folau has been dropped by Australian sportswear brand ASICS as the fallout continues from his social media posts proclaiming that “hell awaits” homosexuals. ASICS, which sponsors Folau personally as well as the national Wallabies team, said in a statement on Wednesday their partnership with the controversial footballer had become “untenable”. “ASICS is dedicated to …

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athlete caster semenya paris 2018

By Jaime Schultz, Pennsylvania State University A years-long saga between a middle-distance runner and her sport’s ruling body may be nearing something that resembles a conclusion. In 2018, the International Association of Athletics Federations dictated that female runners with naturally occurring high testosterone levels and specific “differences of sex development” must lower their testosterone in …

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israel folau code of conduct hearing

An independent panel has found Israel Folau committed a “high-level” breach of Rugby Australia’s professional players’ code of conduct, opening the door for the termination of Folau’s contract. The code of conduct hearing began on Saturday after Folau caused uproar by posting on social media last month that “hell awaits” homosexuals, adulterers, liars and thieves, …

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brisbane hustlers rugby team the wickham rugger bugger

Brisbane’s gay and inclusive rugby club the Hustlers are holding their annual striptease fundraiser this weekend to help them raise money for their club and the upcoming Purchas Cup. The rugby team will show some skin as they take over the beer garden of The Wickham in Fortitude Valley this Saturday night (May 11) at …

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openly gay nrl player ian roberts and wallabies star israle folau

Ian Roberts, the first Australian NRL player to publicly come out as gay, has issued an emotional plea to Israel Folau as the Wallabies star fights to save his career. Folau attended a code of conduct hearing on Saturday that will determine whether his Rugby Australia bosses have grounds to sack him after he posted …

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