Posts in tag

sport


Joel Creasey: ‘Time is right for a gay AFL player to come out’

Read More

sam kerr matildas lisa de vanna soccer national team sexual harassment bullying

Matildas captain Sam Kerr (pictured left) has described the national women’s soccer team as her “safe haven” as players respond to former Matildas star Lisa De Vanna’s allegations of historical sexual harassment and bullying. De Vanna (pictured right), a former Matildas striker, played 150 games between 2001 and 2019. Last week, she alleged she suffered …

tom daley tokyo olympics gold medal

British diver Tom Daley has said he’s on a “mission” to prevent countries where being gay is punishable by death from competing in the Olympics. Daley won his first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July. Speaking at UK LGBTIQ publication Attitude’s 2021 awards ceremony, Daley declared he’ll campaign for the Olympics to …

sam stosur us open 2021 womens doubles

Brisbane-born tennis champ Sam Stosur has won another title at the US Open, exactly 10 years after famously beating Serena Williams in the 2011 US Open singles. Australian Sam Stosur and China’s Zhang Shuai were named the 2021 women’s doubles champion at the US Open on Sunday, US time. The pair beat teenage opponents Coco …

robyn lambird tokyo 2020 paralympics athlete non-binary

Queer Australian Paralympian Robyn Lambird has scored a bronze medal in wheelchair racing in their Paralympics debut in Tokyo. On Sunday afternoon, the non-binary wheelchair racer placed third in the women’s 100m T34 final, behind Britain’s Hannah Cockroft who won gold. Lambird, who is from Western Australia, is one of three non-binary athletes competing at …

megan Schutt jess holyoake baby wife pregnancy newborn

Australian cricket star Megan Schutt and wife Jess Holyoake have welcomed their first child after an emergency C-section at just 28 weeks and six days. Schutt announced Jess had given birth to baby Rylee Louise last Tuesday, with the newborn weighing just 858 grams. “Our little miracle was born via emergency C-section,” Schutt wrote. “From …

The boss of a Formula 1 racing circuit in Belgium, Nathalie Maillet, has been shot dead by her husband in a horror murder-suicide. Police found the 51-year-old dead alongside an alleged lover, Ann Lawrence Durviaux, at Maillet’s home in Gouvy, Belgium, on Sunday (August 15). Belgian authorities claimed Maillet’s husband of 17 years, Franz Dubois, …

matildas chloe logarzo matildas engaged same-sex marriage tokyo olympics

Australian women’s soccer player Chloe Logarzo and her partner McKenzie Berryhill have gotten engaged just days after reuniting post-Olympics. Logarzo (above far left), from Sydney, plays for both Australia’s national women’s team the Matildas, and a Kansas City team in the USA. The 26-year-old was one of dozens of openly LGBTIQ athletes in the women’s …

billie jean king tennis legend wife ilana kloss marriage secret wedding memoir autobiography

US tennis legend Billie Jean King has revealed for the first time in a new memoir she and partner Ilana Kloss tied the knot in a secret, intimate wedding in 2018. The 39-time Grand Slam and 20-time Wimbledon champion (above right) recounted the small, private ceremony in her new autobiography All In, according to Today. …

ian thorpe streamline movie levi miller gold coast swimming drama coming of age

A new swimming drama film produced by Ian Thorpe, Streamline, is premiering in Melbourne next week. The retired Olympic swimmer was warmly welcomed by Aussies to TV screens as a commentator during the coverage of the Tokyo Olympic Games. Thorpe is also executive producing new Gold Coast film Streamline, which tells the story of a …

sam kerr kristie mewis girlfriend tokyo olympics olympic games matildas captain us soccer football

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has confirmed the rumours she’s dating US soccer player Kristie Mewis, after the pair were spotted together in Tokyo. The 27-year-old, who heads the Australian women’s national soccer team, and Kristie made it Instagram official on Monday. Sam shared a Polaroid photo of the pair kissing each other to Instagram. She …

1 2 3 10