Sport News

Women's Football Live from Cardiff - BBC2

Women's Football is on BBC-2 on Tuesday afternoon. Coverage starts at 4.15pm with Catrin Heledd live from Cardiff City Stadium. Wales play Norway in the Group C qualifier. Following this, on the same channel, is the companion programme to Strictly Come Dancing, called It Takes Too. Strictly this year contains its first samesex couple participant, with Nicola Adams dancing with a female partner.

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RFU Pleases Trans Players with Ruling

Them, an online portal for communities that are outside of heteronormative and cisgender patriarchy, reports that despite World Rugby sports bodies deciding that transgender women are not safe to play the contact game, the United Kingdom bodies are to dissent.

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Stonewall Slams Rugby Decision

World Rugby has been criticised by Stonewall after making a recommendation that transgender women cannot safely play contact rugby at the highest levels of the sport. Transgender men are allowed to play in the men's game. The guidance can be interpreted by national rugby boards.

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Athletics Pride Network Launches

Sporting events are just beginning to emerge from lockdown.

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It's a Pause for Breath, as Pride Run Defers

London Frontrunners, who organise the annual 10 kilometer Pride Run to raise funds for a wide variety of LGBTQ charities, have taken the decision to defer the run in 2020 and look ahead to next year instead.

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27
May

A strange story was covered by our colleagues at Manchester based national gay radio station Gaydio and by the Sky News Channel this week.

15
Dec

Lesbian TV sports pundit Claire Balding will be among the hosts of the BBC's “Sports Personality of the Year” on Sunday night on BBC-1 Television in the UK.

24
Jul

Independent Radio News, which is linked to the Sky News Channel, reports that England have missed out on winning the netball world cup.

16
Jul

There has been a huge increase in the interest being shown to women's sports.

09
Jul

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.

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