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Grant Wahl
The brother of U.S. sports journalist and LGBTQ+ ally Grant Wahl has spoken out about his sibling’s sudden death while covering the Qatar World Cup, claiming that he was murdered. Wahl, a correspondent for Meadowlark Media, died shortly after the match between  Argentina and the Netherlands on Friday, the 9th...
OneLove Armband FIFA
Garmany’s Football Association (DFB) has spoken out about FIFA’s moves to persuade teams to ditch the donning of pro-LGBTQ+ armbands at Qatar’s World Cup, saying the organisation used “extreme blackmail.” The controversy erupted after captains of several European teams, including Germany, England, Wales, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Switzerland, decided...
FIFA Armbands
BBC Sports Presenter Jack Murley has called out FIFA after the Football governing body threatened to sanction any sports team who wore pro-LGBTQ+ “OneLove” armbands at the Qatar World Cup while describing England and Wales’ decision not to wear them as a “cop-out.” Murley, who is the presenter of the...
Harry Kane
The captain of the English Football team, Harry Kane, has announced plans to don a rainbow anti-discrimination armband at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. Kane, along with captains from several other nations heading to the World Cup, including Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Wales, announced their...
Oliver Bierhoff
The director of Football in Germany has hit out at FIFA and condemned Qatar’s treatment of the rainbow community ahead of the 2022 World Cup. Oliver Bierhoff made the comments during an interview with German media group Funke, where he described Qatar’s current laws regarding same-sex relations are “completely unacceptable”. “It in...
Pride Flag
A security official for Qatar's FIFA World Cup has highlighted that LGBTQ+ Pride flags could be confiscated during the tournament, adding that such demonstrations should be done where they are accepted.  The 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to take place in Qatar, a nation where homosexuality for Muslims is...
FIFA has started disciplinary proceedings against Brazil and Mexico after the host country’s fans chanted “puto” at Mexico’s goalkeeper during their match. Mexican fans chanted the same jibe in their country’s match against Cameroon. “Puto” loosely translates to “male prostitute or faggot.” Russia and Croatia are also in trouble after their...

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