Female Japanese footballer Shiho Shimoyamada has come out as gay and has encouraged other athletes to do the same before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
It has been reported that an LGBT Pride House will be set up in Saint-Petersburg for this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia.
English FA agrees to raise human rights and homophobia issues with Qatar after signing Memorandum of Understanding
England's Football Association will raise human rights abuses and homophobia issues with the Qatar FA after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the controversial hosts of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2018 in London see introduction of new category ahead of 2022 Gay Games
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) International Powerlifting Championships will see the introduction of an inclusive Mx category for transgender, non-binary and intersex athletes.
A lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Powerlifting Union has been formed to give the sport’s athletes representation with the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) and mainstream federations.
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) is taking part in an Australian-first "benchmarking programme" designed to measure the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people within sport in the country.
I’m back from a summer break in Australia for the festive period – and glad to be so. Not just to be back in Europe and away from sweltering Sydney, but also to be back on deck for a new year. There’s so much to do.