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Venezuelan Olympic diver Robert Páez comes out

Venezuelan Olympic diver Robert Páez comes out

Venezuelan Olympian Robert Páez has come out as gay in an essay written for Outsports. Páez competed in the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 competition in Rio de Janeiro. In his essay Páez said he hoped everybody would be able to find their “true self” and he’d known that he was different since his childhood. “Growing […]

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Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

US skier Gus Kenworthy is on his way to the Winter Olympics after qualifying The sporting star, who opened up about his sexuality in 2015 after he competed at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where he picked up a silver medal. He is the second athlete, who has shared their same sex attraction, to join the […]

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US Olympian Adam Rippon says he would not visit the White House

US Olympian Adam Rippon says he would not visit the White House

American figure skater Adam Rippon will be the first athlete, who has shared that they are same-sex attracted, to represent the USA at the Winter Olympics. When Rippon heads to the games in PyeongChang, South Korea, next month he’ll also the oldest male contestant the USA has had in his sport. The 28 year old is […]

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Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber comes out

Olympic Pole Vaulter Shawn Barber has declared he’s out and proud. The athlete posted the declaration to his Facebook account thanking his friends and family for their support. “Gay and proud! Thank you to my parents for being such a great support. I continue to grow as a person and have a great support group. […]

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Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians

Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians

Journalist Nico Hines as apologised for an article he wrote during the Olympics that outed gay athletes. After more than six months of silence, the writer said his story should never have been conceived, written, or published, and that he was deeply sorry. During the Rio Olympics Hines, a married heterosexual journalist, logged on to […]

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IOC says Daily Beast recalled widely disdained journalist

IOC says Daily Beast recalled widely disdained journalist

The International Olympics committee has responded to calls for it to formally revoke the accreditation of Daily Beat journalist Nico Hines. The Olympics organising body has revealed that the Daily Beast has already officially recalled the journalist. The IOC has told Outsports that the publication has already pulled the journalist from Brasil. Hines published a […]

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Thousands sign petition to revoke Rio press pass from Nico Hines

A petition is being circulated to take away Daily Beast writer Nico Hines’ media pass for the Rio Olympics after publishing an article earlier this week that outed gay athletes. Hines caused outrage with an article for The Daily Beast that reported on how many dates he could get while posing as gay on dating […]

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Straight journalist outs athletes at Olympics by posing as gay on Grindr

A heterosexual journalist from a US media outlet has written a story about using gay dating apps such as Grindr in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janiero, posing as gay to set up dates with athletes attending the games. Writer Nico Hines had conversations with athletes on the apps Jack’d, Bumble, Grindr and Tinder […]

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All Things Queer discusses AIDS, Hepatitis, and Rio

All Things Queer discusses AIDS, Hepatitis, and Rio

RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’ program has a great line up this morning. Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) Executive Director Darryl O’Donnell will chat about the recent International AIDS Conference inDurban, South Africa. Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham, who will be co-hosting a new TV show called “Buzz From Brazil”, will chat about how to get the […]

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Tom Daley shares Olympic fitness tips on YouTube

Tom Daley shares Olympic fitness tips on YouTube

Out Olympian and eternal cutie Tom Daley has begun a series of videos revealing his fitness secrets for his YouTube fans. In the first of the series, Daley shares his love for the health benefits of lemons – with a handful of gratuitous shots of the results to boot. Daley was recently spending some time in Queensland, […]

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