Russian Athletes Deny Kiss Was Protest of Antigay Laws
August 20 2013 2:46 PM ET

Russian Athletes Deny Kiss Was Protest of Antigay Laws

Jase Peeples

Yulia Gushchina and Ksenia Ryzhova say speculation over the kiss they shared at World Athletics Championships in Moscow was the product of 'sick fantasies.'

NHL Stars: Russian Anti-LGBT Law 'Awful, Completely Wrong'
August 19 2013 3:43 PM ET

NHL Stars: Russian Anti-LGBT Law 'Awful, Completely Wrong'

Sunnivie Brydum

Two Swedish hockey players, currently competing in the NHL but likely to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, registered their disapproval of the nation's ban on so-called homosexual propaganda.

Russian Athletes Kiss - or Was It 'Propaganda'?
August 18 2013 12:25 PM ET

Russian Athletes Kiss — or Was It 'Propaganda'?

Lucas Grindley

What could be a congratulatory kiss between two gold medalists at the world championships in Moscow set off speculation about whether it was actually a protest of Russia's antigay laws.

Rainbow-Colored Nail Polish Breaks Rules, Athlete Told in Moscow
August 17 2013 12:17 PM ET

Rainbow Nail Polish Breaks Rules, Athlete Told in Moscow

Lucas Grindley

When athletes protest Russia's so-called "gay propaganda" law, they're already facing trouble.

Russian Athlete Says She Was Misunderstood on Antigay Law
August 16 2013 6:14 PM ET

Russian Athlete Says She Was Misunderstood

Trudy Ring

'I am opposed to any discrimination against gay people,' says Yelena Isinbayeva.

Swedish Athletes Don Rainbow Nails at Moscow World Championships
August 15 2013 4:14 PM ET

Athletes Don Rainbow Nails at Moscow World Championships

Sunnivie Brydum

Two Swedish athletes took a subtle stand for equality at the world championships in Moscow, while a Russian gold medalist said she supports the suppression of LGBT identities.

FIFA Wants Russia to Clarify Law for Moscow World Cup
August 14 2013 1:46 PM ET

FIFA Wants Russia to Clarify Law for Moscow World Cup

Michelle Garcia

The international soccer organization wants Russia to clarify its laws in light of the World Cup taking place there in 2018.

RG3: Now Is the Time for a Gay NFL Player to Come Out
August 14 2013 12:06 PM ET

RG3: Now Is the Time for a Gay NFL Player to Come Out

Michelle Garcia

Redskins star Robert Griffin III told GQ that any gay players currently in the NFL should come out.

American Runner Dedicates Medal to Gay Friends in Moscow
August 14 2013 11:48 AM ET

U.S. Runner Dedicates Medal to Gay Friends in Moscow

Michelle Garcia

Nick Symmonds respects Russia but disagrees with the country's antigay laws.

Olympics: Who Can Force Russia to Change Its Ways?
August 13 2013 7:00 AM ET

Who Can Force Russia to Change Its Ways?

Michelle Garcia

LGBT athletes will soon compete for their shot at the Olympic squad, but they still aren’t sure whether they will be safe in Sochi. Can anything be done?

Russian Sports Minister Wants LGBT Activists to 'Calm Down'
August 08 2013 2:00 PM ET

Russian Sports Minister to LGBTs: 'Calm Down' 

Sunnivie Brydum

Reversing course on comments he made last week, Vitaly Mutko now says LGBT athletes and spectators can rest assured that 'all the rights will be protected' at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

August 07 2013 10:00 AM ET

Tom Daley Appreciates Gay Fans

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The Olympic diver discusses his recent "Sexiest Man" title.

August 06 2013 6:02 PM ET

Wade Davis, Jason Collins Host Sports Camp for LGBTQ Kids

The former NFL player was joined by basketball player Jason Collins, MMA fighter Fallon Fox, and college basketball player Kye Allums

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