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Pole vault champion Isinbayeva under fire over ‘gay propaganda’

Pole vault champion Isinbayeva under fire over ‘gay propaganda’

Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has come under fire from LGBT activists after defending Russia’s controversial “gay propaganda” law. After some athletes branded her “homophobic,” she has rejected the accusation she is anti-gay. LGBT rights and sporting events have become closely linked in Russia after numerous calls from activists and politicians to boycott the […]

What happened when Nude Blacks played the girls’ rugby team who stripped every time they ran in a try?

What happened when Nude Blacks played the girls’ rugby team who stripped every time they ran in a try?

New Zealand’s naked rugby team, the Dunedin-based Nude Blacks, lost for the first time in its nine-year existence on Saturday, beaten 25-20 by a clothed women’s team from Spain. But there may be a clue as to how the visitors did so well. In the spirit of friendly competition, the ladies promised that for each […]

Corrie’s Brooke Vincent shows off her footwork as a celebrity eleven take on the WAGS at a charity football match for the One Goal Foundation

Corrie’s Brooke Vincent shows off her footwork as a celebrity eleven take on the WAGS at a charity football match for the One Goal Foundation

Brooke Vincent proved she’s got more than one string to her bow in Sunday when she swapped the Coronation Street cobbles for Salford City Stadium. The 21-year-old actress has been showing off her silky skills at the One Goal Foundation Charity football match in Manchester, where she was joined by ten additional female celebrities for […]

Fairway to fame… or how this private school girl’s naked ambition is causing a stir at home of golf

Fairway to fame… or how this private school girl’s naked ambition is causing a stir at home of golf

You can almost hear the collective gasp of horror in clubhouses across the land. Carly Booth has staked her claim as the new face – and more to the point new body – of women’s golf by stripping off for a daring photoshoot. The 21-year-old posed nude for a sports magazine before taking part in […]

I’m still here: Kanaeva denies retirement reports

I’m still here: Kanaeva denies retirement reports

Despite all the reports of her quitting sport, two-time Olympic champion, Evgenia Kanaeva, says she hasn’t decided on her future in rhythmic gymnastics. ­The news of Kanaeva’s retirement appeared on the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation’s website and was considered an official statement to the media. But now the athlete says her words and actions were […]

Lithuania deny US ice dancer Tobias citizenship…and Sochi 2014 dream

Lithuania deny US ice dancer Tobias citizenship…and Sochi 2014 dream

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has found no grounds to grant citizenship to American ice dancer Isabella Tobias, who planned to compete at the Sochi Olympics together with local skater Deividas Stagniunas. ­According to the constitution, an individual may receive a Lithuanian passport in exceptional case if he has great merits before the country and is […]

10 dead, 120 injured in Angola vigil stampede

10 dead, 120 injured in Angola vigil stampede

Ten people, including four children, were killed and 120 wounded as they attempted to enter a cramped stadium for a New Year’s Eve vigil in Luanda, Angola. The tragedy was one in a string of deadly incidents during New Year’s festivities. ­The stampede victims were asphyxiated in the crowd, or crushed at the stadium’s gates. […]

Game Birds! Country girls strip naked for charity calendar in honour of male friend who died in car crash

Game Birds! Country girls strip naked for charity calendar in honour of male friend who died in car crash

A group of country beauties have stripped off for charity in honour of their male friend who died in a car crash last year. The 24-strong group posed naked around the farm and even in their country pub for a sizzling photo shoot. The shots, featuring naked girls aged 18-40 wearing nothing but riding boots […]

Gymnastics diva Kanaev announces retirement

Gymnastics diva Kanaev announces retirement

Two-time Olympic champion, Evgenia Kanaeva, says she’s not going to compete anymore after being elected the vice-president of the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation. ­“I’m most likely to end my career,” Kanaeva is cited as saying by FCP-Press. “I could’ve stayed and keep working hard, but I want to learn something else besides the training process.” […]

‘Female tennis more interesting than men’s game’ – Myskina

‘Female tennis more interesting than men’s game’ – Myskina

Women’s tennis has been getting progressively faster and more powerful, but former Russian star, Anastasia Myskina, believes intelligence and tactics will still give players the edge in deciding the Grand Slams. Russia can be proud of its record in women’s tennis, with stars such as Maria Sharapova and Nadia Petrova enjoying a great 2012. But […]

World Series victory triggers mass riots in San Francisco

World Series victory triggers mass riots in San Francisco

Victory celebrations turned into mass rioting after the San Francisco Giants clinched the 2012 MLB World Series. Thousands of frenzied baseball fans lit fires, overturned cars and rampaged through the city. Fans had congregated in City Hall to watch with baited breath as the home team snatched victory from the Detroit Tigers after 10 innings […]

Wozniacki denies Stosur Kremlin Cup title

Wozniacki denies Stosur Kremlin Cup title

Former number one Caroline Wozniacki has edged top-seed Samantha Stosur in a three-set thriller to lift the Kremlin Cup. The Dane hit the ground running, breaking her opponent three times en route to 6-2 set victory. She surpassed the Australian in all elements of play and statistically was the clear favorite to win the final, […]

Hit me with your best shot: Fans attack footballers over poor performance

Hit me with your best shot: Fans attack footballers over poor performance

Russian football club Dynamo have come under fire over their poor performance… literally. Three players have been injured as a group of alleged angry fans shot paintball guns at the team while they were training outdoors. The team were training at their base just outside Moscow when they heard shots being fired. It took players […]

Women’s tennis: Heather Watson’s historic HP Open win

Women’s tennis: Heather Watson’s historic HP Open win

Heather Watson became the first Briton to win a women’s tour tennis singles title in 24 years today. The 20-year-old from Guernsey beat Chang Kai-chen of Chinese Taipei in a marathon final of the HP Open in Osaka, Japan. Watson looked to have thrown away her chance of victory in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) […]

50 Sexiest Sports Women

50 Sexiest Sports Women

Here are what some say are the 50 sexiest sports women of our time. The arrangement of order is of course subjective. Anyone that I left out? Women and sports make an awesome combo, and Southdreamz wanted to honor this combo by listing the hottest female sports figures from around the world! We’ve broken the […]

Thirty (Sixty…Ninety?) Day Running Streak: The Demise of My Sanity

Thirty (Sixty…Ninety?) Day Running Streak: The Demise of My Sanity

Posted by Trisha Reeves in natural running Today I decided that I would start a 30-day running streak. And no, I don’t mean running naked in public as well as barefoot, get your mind out of the gutter! This challenge is to run at least one mile every day, for thirty days in a row, […]

Wiggins supports cycling amid Armstrong doping scandal

Wiggins supports cycling amid Armstrong doping scandal

The reigning Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins says he is shocked at the scale of evidence produced by the US anti-doping agency, USADA, against Lance Armstrong, but believes cycling has now moved on from the dark days of doping. USADA produced a 1000 page dossier detailing how Armstrong took banned substances to fuel his […]

Maria Sharapova turns 25

Maria Sharapova turns 25

Sharapova is famous not only for her sports career. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Development Program and the founder of a charity organization that helps regions struck by the Chernobyl catastrophe in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. . . .

Umar Akmal fined for ‘offensive’ umpire snub

Umar Akmal fined for ‘offensive’ umpire snub

  COLOMBO: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was fined 50 per cent of his match fee for an “offensive” snub of the umpires’ authority during his team’s 16-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the World Twenty semi-finals on Thursday. The incident took place in the 17th over of Pakistan’s innings when Umar, who was the non-striker, […]

World Naked Bike Ride

World Naked Bike Ride

  World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) is an international clothing-optional bike ride in which participants plan, meet and ride together en masse on human-powered transport (the vast majority on bicycles, but some on skateboards and inline skates), to “deliver a vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world.”[1] The dress code motto is “bare as you […]

11 Russian cities to host the 2018 football championship

11 Russian cities to host the 2018 football championship

The International Federation of Football Associations, or FIFA for short, has determined what Russian cities will host the world football championship of 2018. FIFA chose 11 cities, corresponding with the number of players in a football team – Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Nizhniy Novgorod, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Volgograd and Saransk. Thus, in 2018, […]