Sport News

Boost for LGBT and Women Friendly Sports

Independent Radio News, which is linked to the Sky News Channel, reports that England have missed out on winning the netball world cup. The England squad lost forty seven to forty five against New Zealand. However, the netball world cup has been cited alongside the recent performance by the England Women's Football team as massively boosting the way in which media treat women's sports. It has had a major boost on BBC channels, and on the specialist Sports Services run by Sky Television, Eurosport and the BT Sports Network.

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Netball World Cup Comes to British TV

There has been a huge increase in the interest being shown to women's sports. Previously considered an adjunct to the men's games, the performance of the England Women's Football team in the World Cup has seen the public captivated and media outlets taking a new interest.

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Powerplayer Adams Guests on Top TV Show

Nicola Adams is amongst the guests on the quiz show “In A League of their Own”, which goes out on Sky Channel One on Monday night at 10.30pm. The show is a fast paced comedy sports quiz programme and often has the very best in British sporting talent appearing.

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Women's Sport is Celebrated by BBC Radio 5

BBC Radio Five Live, the Corporation's national talk and sports network, which airs on digital platforms and on 909 kHz medium wave, dedicated a ninety minute discussion on the development of Womens Sports on Bank Holiday Monday evening.

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Men Warned about DV as Footie Fever Hits

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have issued warnings to heterosexual male fans of football that there is no excuse for violence against women, after they revealed new statistics showing that cases of domestic violence against wives and girlfriends rises by up to thirty eight percent after an Engla

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25
Jun

A report on London based community station Radio Jackie says that the government is thinking of expanding the reach of the Football Offences Act to include homophobic and transphobic chant

12
Jun

LGBT commentators online and in other media are not impressed that Robbie Williams, former member of the gay friendly boyband Take That and late nineties solo pop star, is to open the World Cup in

24
Dec

And it's great to have some sports news, particularly as we look at teams fighting for diversity and inclusion.

03
Sep

Colin Jackson, former Olympic champion athlete and a BBC Sports Correspondent, has formally come out as gay in an interview with Swedish television network SV1.

12
May

Tom Daley, the popular diver and more recently television personality, has married his boyfriend Dustin Lance Black at a private ceremony in the beautiful Bovey Castle Hotel in Dartmoor.

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