John Amaechi

Levelling the Playing Field for LGBT Athletes

John Amaechi | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Sport
John Amaechi

Despite the increasing acceptance of the LGBT community, LGBT athletes and fans are still cruelly distanced from the full embrace of the community around sport. While other elements of society are beginning to realise the tangible and intangible benefits of LGBT inclusion, sport is far from an inclusive industry where all LGBT individuals are accepted and free to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone loses in this arrangement.

Frankie, Noel and The Midnight Beast

Tom Constantine | Posted 15.09.2012 | Home
Tom Constantine

I scratched out a list of potential interviewees. Fun-loving, dangerous, clever, ridiculous, brave, deranged and publicly known - the more of those traits the better chance you have of getting on the list.

Cheers, Fears and Tears - Sport's Dysfunctional Role Models

Nick Keller | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport
Nick Keller

In three days the Andy Murray caricature has gone from almost instantly dislikeable - moody, angry and seemingly spoilt Scotsman - to gracious, emotionally resonant British hero who, whether destined to win multiple Grand Slams or not, is beloved of a nation.

The John Amaechi Interview

Tom Constantine | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Sport
Tom Constantine

In 2007, four years after retiring from his NBA career, John publically declared he was gay. He is the only NBA player, past or present, to come out of the closet.