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#Gareth Thomas

From The42 'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status Speaking Out This post contains videos

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message Treatment

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

From The42 Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis Diagnosis

Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis

The former international says he refuses to live in “fear and shame” of having HIV and wants to “break the stigma” over the virus.

From The42 TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments On The Box

TV Wrap: BT Sport make a holy show of themselves with Billy Vunipola comments

Meanwhile, Paul Merson serves up the best bit of telly all week.

From The42 French rugby to support Gareth Thomas after former Wales star suffers homophobic attack Backing

French rugby to support Gareth Thomas after former Wales star suffers homophobic attack

Les Bleus will wear rainbow laces during their match against Fiji

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack Gareth Thomas

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

From The42 Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football Campaign

Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football

Former Wales player Gareth Thomas has joined forces with Conservative MP Damian Collins.

From The42 'It's sad when you sit alone for years in a bedroom, being yourself to nobody but the wall' Out In The Open

'It's sad when you sit alone for years in a bedroom, being yourself to nobody but the wall'

Former Wales and Lions captain Gareth Thomas on opening up, feeling secure and helping others.

From The42 'The support my team-mates showed was remarkable – my sexuality didn’t matter to them at all' Never Alone This post contains videos

'The support my team-mates showed was remarkable – my sexuality didn’t matter to them at all'

Gareth Thomas stars in a powerful ad ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

From The42 There's a serious problem with try celebrations in rugby and Stuart Hogg tried to fix it last weekend Ice Cool

There's a serious problem with try celebrations in rugby and Stuart Hogg tried to fix it last weekend

What did you make of the fullback’s reaction to scoring against Ulster on Saturday?

From The42 'Night Games' is the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Success

'Night Games' is the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Anna Krien’s book documents the rape trial of a young Australian Rules footballer.

From The42 Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think Have Your Say

Who should win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year? Here's what our writers think

The winner of the prestigious prize, from seven nominees, will be announced on Thursday evening.

Who's who: Celebrity Big Brother 2012 CBB12 This post contains images

Who's who: Celebrity Big Brother 2012

Channel 5 has launched 13 celebrities into a house – and on us – for the next three weeks. Here’s who they are and why they are famous!

Georgia Salpa among housemates in new Big Brother series

The Irish model is among thirteen housemates in the new series of Celebrity Big Brother, the second to be broadcast on Channel 5.

From The42 Enter the dragon: 6 of Shane Williams' finest international tries Tribute This post contains videos

Enter the dragon: 6 of Shane Williams' finest international tries

As Shane Williams prepares to make his final appearance in the red of Wales, we look back at some of his finest moments.

From The42 Head of Italian Players' Association tells gay footballers to stay in the closet Controversy

Head of Italian Players' Association tells gay footballers to stay in the closet

Damiano Tommasi has said players should “discouraged” from coming out.

From The42 Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby Trailblazer

Welsh star Thomas retires from all forms of rugby

The 37-year-old hangs up his boots with immediate effect, following a distinguished career.

From The42 Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay Foul

Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay

The fining—but not firing—of a baseball pitching coach for hurling anti-gay slurs at fans comes on the heels of Kobe Bryant’s homophobic outburst. Buzz Bissinger on the culture that gives prejudice plenty of running room.

From The42 Support from team-mates as English cricket star comes out Cricket

Support from team-mates as English cricket star comes out

Steven Davies says he told manager and colleagues after his selection for the Ashes tour in Australia recently.

From The42 Gareth Thomas on Ellen: “I became the master of playing the straight man” Fronting Up

Gareth Thomas on Ellen: “I became the master of playing the straight man”

Former Wales rugby skipper tells American chat show giant how he came out.