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Charlie Sifford, First Black PGA Tour Player, Dies at 92

Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to break the color barrier in professional golf, paving the way for Tiger Woods and other minorities, died Tuesday...

Sam: More Gay Players In NFL

By Nathan James Michael Sam, the college football star who made international headlines by coming out before seeking a spot with an NFL team, says...

Groundbreaking Nike LGBT Sports Summit

Takes on Bullying, Homophobia and Transphobia in Sports Comprehensive Action Plan Aims to Redefine ‘Athletic Champion’ Beaverton, OR. — Many of the nation’s top lesbian, gay,...

Brooklyn Nets Evaluating Jason Collins For Signing

Jason Collins, who made history last spring as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, is being evaluated by the Brooklyn Nets for possible signing, which would make the 35-year-old center the only out athlete playing in any major-league sport.

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...

Michael Sam Set To Join Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam, who made international headlines last spring as the first openly gay athlete to be drafted to an NFL team, is about to be signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, pending the outcome of a physical exam, team officials said yesterday.

Could Kenya host the Olympics in 2024?

No African nation has yet hosted an Olympic Games, and Kenya wants to be the first. Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga recently vowed the...

NYPD: No Leads In NBA Player’s Murder, Grindr App Eyed

By Nathan James Three months ago, New York Knicks draft pick Michael Wright's corpse was found by police, stuffed into the back of his Lexus...

Amid Apparent Breakup With Fiancee, Michael Sam Returns To Alouettes

By Nathan James Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to be drafted by an NFL team, has been living through a turbulent year since...

Kenya athletics doping claims probed

Kenya's athletics authorities say they are investigating allegations of widespread doping in the country. There have been media allegations that doctors had given banned substances...