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Up to 5 per cent of AFL players are gay, Jeff...

The former Victorian premier and Hawthorn Football Club president said players who concealed their sexuality from teammates were at risk of depression and, in...

NRL referee Matt Cecchin reveals he is gay

By James Hooper RUGBY League grand final referee Matt Cecchin has revealed he is gay. Ending a closely held secret among parts of the rugby league...

The silence over gay footballers

There are currently around 5,000 professional footballers in Britain, but none are openly gay. Amal Fashanu, niece of Justin Fashanu, asks why no gay...

African Songs Celebrate Nations Cup

By Sonny Young Sonny Side of Sports The 2010 FIFA World Cup football tournament in South Africa was not only a sporting event, but also a...

BBC 3 documentary to look at homosexuality and football

By Ian Westhead A new documentary which will air later this month on BBC Three will cover the issue of homosexuality and football and why,...

Africa Cup: Ivory Coast v Sudan

Ivory Coast takes on Sudan   Venue: Nuevo Estadio De Malabo Group: Group B Date: Sunday, 22 January Kick-off: 1600 GMT Ivory Coast will be without Didier Zokora for their...

Africa Cup: Burkina Faso relief

Jonathan Pitroipa is Burkina Faso's most high profile player and can now prepare for the Nations Cup free of worry Burkina Faso's Football Federation...

German soccer president says gay players should come out

The outgoing German soccer federation president says it’s time for gay players to come out. Theo Zwanziger called on gay players “to have the courage...

US Names 20-Play Men’s Olympic Basketball Pool

Rudy Gay of the Memphis GrizzliesLess than eight months before Team USA kicks off the defense of its 2008 Olympic gold medal in London,...

The ‘gay for Thierry Henry’ outpouring

Thierry Henry blows a kiss to the fans on the final whistle after scoring the winning goal on his first game back during an...