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October 30, 2013

Sportspeople should face an instant ban if they are homophobic or racist, says British Olympic diver Jack Laugher in his first gay interview

Sportspeople should face an instant ban if they insult gay people or are racist, a British Olympic diver has said.

Jack Laugher made the comments in an interview for gay glossy mag GT where he says fellow Team GB divers Tom Daley and Chris Mears are ‘handsome lads’, explaining this gives Daley in particular a big gay fanbase.

And he said holding the Winter Olympics in Russia in 99 days time is a ‘problem’.

It’s the first LGBTI press interview for Laugher, aged 18, from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England.

April 15, 2013

'Perez tried to out me many times and I hate that guy for doing that'

New Kids on the Block' Jonathan Knight has been out publicly for more than two years now but he's still smarting over Perez Hilton's earlier attempts to out him.

January 21, 2013

British Olympic diver has revealed he is not fazed when people ask him for gay sex on Twitter

British diving Olympian Chris Mears has explained the reasons why he decided to strip off for a gay magazine’s photo shoot.

He wants to steal Tom Daley’s gay fan base.

In an interview with Gay Times, the 19-year-old straight heartthrob joked: ‘I’m trying to steal his gay fan base by doing this shoot for GT!

‘I know people through Tom who are gay and I’m good friends with them.’