Category Archives: Sports

Former Wallabies star becomes only the second rugby player to come out as gay

Former Australian international Dan Palmer, who has become only the second male rugby union professional after Gareth Thomas to come out as gay, says he “routinely numbed” himself with a “heavy cocktail of opioids” as he struggled with his sexuality during his playing career.

Top NFL prospect tests positive for Covid-19

Clemson Tigers starting quarterback Trevor Lawrence — the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy on college football’s No. 1 team and seen as the likely top pick of the 2021 NFL draft should he leave college early — has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not play in Saturday’s game against Boston College.

Rashford scores a hattrick on the pitch and causes UK government turmoil off it

It is not unusual for a footballer to score a hattrick, even on a stage as grand as the Champions League. Although to score three times in 16 minutes is, admittedly, special. That Marcus Rashford achieved such a feat in the same week he, once again, caused turmoil for the UK government is extraordinary.

Rafael Nadal set for Paris return as professional sports in France play on

Having recently showcased his golf skills, world No. 2 Rafael Nadal looks set to return to more familiar terrain next week at the Paris Masters after professional sports events were given the green light to go ahead despite France’s second national lockdown.