Former chess world champion and Putin critic Garry Kasparov (50) thinks it would be a huge mistake that politicians heading to Sochi Olympics.
Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, has announced that she would not attend the Olympic Games in Russia this winter.
Rugby referee Nigel Owens yesterday told how he almost killed himself as he struggled with his sexuality.
Being gay was punishable by death in six countries, former tennis star Martina Navratilova said yesterday — Human Rights Day — at a Headquarters press conference on the fight against homophobia through sport.
The city is hoping its world-class sports facilities will clinch an ambitious bid.
The Irish leader is backing Co. Limerick’s bid to to host the Gay Games in 2018.
There isn't much chance the uproar over Russia's new anti-gay law will die down before the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Not if Russian officials keep stoking the flames.
The Olympic leadership is unhappy with Russia for implementing anti-gay legislation ahead of the Winter Games, a senior IOC official said Monday, insisting that there must be no restrictions on athletes in Sochi next year.
The International Olympic Committee is waiting for the Russian government to clarify the anti-gay law that is overshadowing preparations for the Sochi Games.
Claims made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that international LGBT visitors to Russia would be safe during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi appear to be coming apart at the seams today as Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko declared that all LGBT athletes within Russian borders will be very much at risk during the 2014 Games.
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