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LGBTQ campaign backed by German footballers hailed as a ‘step in the right direction’

LGBTQ campaign backed by German footballers hailed as a ‘step in the right direction’

More than 800 professional footballers in Germany have backed a campaign offering support to LGBTQ players. The campaign has been launched by the magazine 11Freunde (11 Friends) and includes statements from several Bundesliga stars, including Hertha Berlin’s Dedryck Boyata, Borussia M├Ânchengladbach’s Christoph Kramer and FC K├Âln’s Jonas Hector. The latest issue of the magazine features…MORE

South Korean volleyball twins Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong dropped amid bullying scandal

South Korean volleyball twins Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong dropped amid bullying scandal

South Korean volleyball twins Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong have been dropped from their national and club sides amid claims of teenage bullying. The 24-year-old sisters, two of the country’s best known female athletes, have both apologized after being anonymously accused of bullying previous students at their school. In Jae-yeong’s apology she referred to “actions…MORE

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