Tom Daley reacts after winning gold in the Men's Platform Final during the British National Diving Cup 2019 on 3 February 2019 in Plymouth, England. (Getty/Harry Trump) Tom Daley said stories of “beatings, kidnappings and torture of gay people” played a part in his decision to avoid a 2014 diving competition in Russia.
Tom Daley has told of the abuse he received from trolls while mourning the loss of his father. The Olympic medallist revealed some of the worst homophobic abuse he has faced on social media and how he deals with it. “At times, my platforms can feel like a community a band of uplifting and friendly voices,” he said in an excerpt from his upcoming autobiography Coming Up for Air published by the i newspaper.
Tom Daley at the Tokyo Olympics. (Clive Rose/Getty) Tom Daley has opened up about the impact homophobic trolls have had on him throughout his illustrious diving career. The Olympic medallist is one of the most celebrated British athletes in his field, but he still faces “vile” homophobic abuse on social media over his sexual orientation.
Fire crews were trying to free 50 elderly adults, who were trapped in a burning block of flats. Two Nottinghamshire Police officers who tackled a gunman in a burning building have been honoured at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Fire crews were trying to free 50 elderly adults, who were trapped in a burning block of flats, but had been forced to withdraw when a man brandishing a firearm began threatening them.
It can seem strange to hear the celebrated Olympian discussing body image anxieties, but not even elite athletes are immune to issues In his new book Coming Up For Air, Tom Daley reveals his private battle with an eating disorder in the build-up to London 2012. Wounded by comments about his weight from his coach Alexei Evangulov, Daley began cutting out carbs, fasting for whole days and getting up early to do fat-burning cardio before breakfast.
The last time I interviewed Mayor Richard M. Daley at Sox Park our favorite baseball club went on to win the World Series. So, for superstition's sake, I met up with Chicago's longest serving boss near his family seats next to the Sox dugout before Game 4.
Countries that have laws punishing LGBTQ people should not be able to host major sporting events, says Olympic diving gold medallist Tom Daley. "In the Olympics there were more out sportspeople than at any other Games combined so that was amazing," the 27-year-old Briton told BBC Radio 5 Live.
David Jenkins, a member of Team GB’s Olympic coaching staff, tragically died over the weekend Tributes have been paid to a highly-respected diving coach who helped train Olympic champion Tom Daley. David Jenkins, a member of Team GB’s Olympic coaching staff, tragically died aged just 31.
MANCHESTER UNITED lack a plan and identity under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. That is according to Netherlands assistant manager Danny Blind, who criticised Solskjaer's coaching as he has led United to a mere two wins in six matches across all competitions. Blind, who is the father of former Red Devils ace Daley, criticised the way the Norwegian head coach handled the Manchester giants' Champions League loss to Young Boys as well as their Carabao Cup exit to West Ham.
Danny Blind has accused Manchester United of lacking an identity in a scathing attack on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The former Netherlands international, father of former United defender Daley, is alarmed at the lack of progress the Premier League giants have made despite a major summer overhaul. Currently Louis van Gaal’s assistant with the Dutch national team, Blind has been struck by the lack of organisation, especially in an attacking sense with United unable to dominate their opponents.
Tom Daley attends the Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on 13 September 2021 in New York City. (Getty/Theo Wargo) British diver Tom Daley said it’s his “mission” to stop countries where being LGBT+ is punishable by death from competing in the Olympics.
Tom Daley demands countries that kill or criminalise gay people kicked out of 2024 Paris Olympic Games
CAMPAIGNER Tom Daley wants countries that criminalise or kill gay people booted out of the 2024 Paris Olympics. The openly gay diver says it is his 'mission' to instigate change ahead of the next Games and will call for bigoted nations to stop hosting major sporting events. According to the Team GB Olympic champion, there are 'still 10 countries that punish being gay with death'.
'Those 10 countries where you can’t be yourself should not be allowed to compete at the Olympic Games. My mission is to try and change that' Tom Daley has called for countries that punish being gay with death to be banned from the 2024 Olympics. Britain’s Olympic diving champion said he was making it his mission to “create change” before the Paris Games in three years' time.
Olympic hero Tom Daley reveals grandad’s teary reaction to being told he was gay as he opens up on struggle to come out
TOM DALEY has opened up on his struggle to come out - and the teary reaction of his grandad that left him 'hurt'. The Team GB Olympic hero, 27, burst onto the scene at Beijing 2008 with his stock rising even higher after grabbing bronze at London 2012.
Manchester United have struggled for form in recent weeks. Cristiano Ronaldo has been blamed for Manchester United's struggles despite scoring five goals since returning to Old Trafford this summer. The Portugal international has added a clinical edge to the Red Devils' attack after leaving Juventus. However, former Ajax defender Danny Blind thinks Ronaldo is having a negative effect because the rest of the United team are no longer in their "familiar pattern".
Daley kept the incident secret from his rivals ahead of his gold medal-winning performance at the Tokyo Games this summer Tom Daley has said he was worried he and his husband would not be able to look after their son after they tested positive for coronavirus earlier this year. The Olympic champion, who won gold in the 10m synchro diving event with Matty Lee in Tokyo, feared he was going to die after he spent 10 hours in hospital in January after contracting the deadly virus.
Welcome, my friends, to the final episode of our hit series, “What Are You Reading?” (Hmm. I just heard that in a Joey-from-“Friends” voice in my head… maybe we can get him to do a BookLovers ad. Matt LeBlanc, call me.)
Connecting the divided and disparate in order to fashion a diverse but unified whole: that’s what makes quilting seem so specifically appropriate to the United States—even if its longer history can be traced back to ancient Egypt and most likely beyond. In this collection the British designer Nicholas Daley expanded beyond the Scottish-Caribbean axis that is so personal to him and which he has built the majority of his connections around thus far—and he did it by turning both metaphorically and practically to quilting.
Tom Daley, the professional British diver and viral knitter, didn’t know what to expect for his very first Met Gala last night – but we’re happy to report that the athlete ended up having a blast, while being starstruck the entire time. “I was slightly nervous going in, because I had no idea what to expect,” says Daley.