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Olympic race walker steps up to propose to his boyfriend in Rio

Olympian Tom Bosworth proposes to his boyfriend in Rio.

This Olympic race walker definitely picked up the pace in his relationship.

Tom Bosworth of Great Britain revealed on Monday that he proposed to Harry Dineley on a beach in Rio de Janeiro ― and his boyfriend said yes.

This Olympian just got engaged to her girlfriend in Rio

The Brazilian women’s rugby sevens team may not have fared so well on Monday, earning a ninth-place finish in the Olympics’ inaugural showing of the sport. But for athlete Isadora Cerullo, the night ended in smiles, kisses and love after her girlfriend proposed to her on the field in Rio.

Michael Sam gets into a verbal spar outside West Hollywood bar

Michael Sam gets into a verbal spar outside West Hollywood nightclub.

Former football star Michael Sam went out on the town in West Hollywood on Tuesday night, but his night ended with a heated verbal altercation with another man in the streets after leaving a club.

TMZ reports that the exchange happened outside of Bootsy Bellows as Sam and a man in a white shirt began to yell at each other for reasons that are still unclear.

WNBA star Elena Delle Donne publicly comes out, announces engagement

WNBA star Elena Delle Donne comes out publicly.

WNBA star Elena Delle Donne comes out publicly as part of the queer community in an upcoming Vogue article, and announces she is engaged to be married. 

Delle Donne told reporters in Rio ahead of the 2016 Olympics that Vogue went to the home she shares with fiancee Amanda Clifton for the interview, according to ESPN, and she wanted Clifton to be a part of the experience. 

Muhammad Ali has died at 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74

The three-time heavy weight champion and self proclaimed “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74.

It is reported that Ali had been hospitalized on June 2, due to resperatory issues.

Spain’s first openly gay soccer ref quits over fans’ homophobia

Jesús Tomillero

Spain’s first openly gay soccer referee has decided to quit after continuously enduring homophobic abuse from the sport’s fans.

Jesús Tomillero, 21, said being a referee has been his “greatest passion,” but that it’s not enough to continue hearing slurs shouted at him from the stands as he tries to do his job.