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The Advocate brings readers the latest news from the world of gay sports. Follow the most recent developments about the people, policies, and players who are shaping national and international dialogue about athletes and the LGBT community. Read about Michael Sam, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, Johnny Weir, Fallon Fox, and more luminaries of the gay sports arena who are trailblazers in basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, track, and golf. Find out about upcoming and past Olympic Games, and how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes are helping to advance the marathon of equality on an international scale.
Fox Fires Sports Broadcaster for Antigay Remarks

Fox Fires Sports Broadcaster for Antigay Remarks

Fox Sports Southwest has decided not to take on broadcaster Craig James because of past antigay comments.

Speed Skater Anastasia Bucsis Is 'Proud to Be Gay'

Speed Skater Anastasia Bucsis Is 'Proud to Be Gay'

Bucsis, a long-track speed skater, joins a growing group of gay athletes looking for a spot at this year's Olympics in Russia.

IOC Says Olympic Village's 'Mayor' Could Lose Title Over Antigay Comment

IOC Says Olympic Village's 'Mayor' Could Lose Title Over Antigay Comment

The athlete says she was misunderstood, but the IOC is reportedly considering whether to replace her anyway.

Boycott, Ban, or Move? For & Against's Jim Morrision Tackles the Russian Olympics

Russian Olympics: Boycott, Ban, or Move?

Here TV's Jim Morrison outlines key arguments surrounding the upcoming games.

WATCH: The Diana Nyad Documentary Trailer

WATCH: The Diana Nyad Documentary Trailer

The documentary was listed among The Advocate's favorites of this year's Outfest.

WATCH: Diana Nyad's Message on Getting Older

WATCH: Diana Nyad's Message on Getting Older

Diana Nyad turned 64 just last month. And on that occasion, she struck an enthusiastic tone about getting older. In the video below, she offers an inspiring message on aging that she says "you won't believe" if you're not yet in your sixties.

Diana Nyad Never Gave Up, Made History
September 02 2013 8:38 PM ET

Diana Nyad Never Gave Up, Made History

The fifth attempt for out swimmer Diana Nyad to cross from Cuba to Florida ended successfully.

Outspoken Advocate Chris Kluwe Once Again Has No Team

Outspoken Advocate Chris Kluwe Once Again Has No Team

After a season that included speaking out for equality, punter Chris Kluwe is so far without a job.

Russian Tennis Players Say They've Never Heard of Antigay Law

Russian Tennis Players Say They've Never Heard of Antigay Law

Four Russian athletes told members of the press in New York this week they haven't heard anything about Russia's nationwide ban on 'propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations.' Those who were familiar were loath to speak on the law.

Brazilian Soccer Player's 'Gay' Kiss Angers Bigoted Fans

Some Corinthians supporters lost their minds when Emerson Sheik celebrated a recent victory by kissing a male friend.

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