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Tom Daley ‘incredibly proud to say I am gay and an Olympic champion’

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“I feel incredibly proud to say that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion. When I was younger I didn’t think I’d ever achieve anything because of who I was. To be an Olympic champion now just shows that you can...

Republicans want to make it harder to pass ballot initiatives. That should alarm us David Daley

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They walked through Michigan college football games dressed as gerrymandered districts. They crisscrossed Idaho in a decades-old RV dubbed the Medicaid Express. In Florida, they united black and white, left and right,...

Die Amerikaanse Senaat is ondemokraties. Dit is donker vir die Demokrate se middeltermyn-hoop

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Dink Demokrate het dit nou moeilik, probeer om 'n onsekere Amerikaanse Senaat-meerderheid in harmonie te hou met 'n triljoen-dollar-plus-begrotingsversoeningspakket sonder 'n enkele stem om te spaar? Wag net. Deesdae van 50 Demokraties ...

Georgia is updating Jim Crow race laws. Nou, he’s Dr James Crow

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Georgia has a long history of racial inequity at the ballot box. Voters wait an average of just six minutes in line after 7pm in precincts where 90% of residents are white. But when 90% of voters are Black? The wait s...

Tom Daley on love, grief and health: ‘It was hammered into me that I needed to lose weight’

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Tom Daley, Britain’s most decorated diver, grew up in the spotlight. Hy was 14 when he made a splash at his first Olympics, in 2008, and at 15 he became a world champion. This year in Tokyo, at his fourth Games, he fi...

Republicans can win the next elections through gerrymandering alone

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In Washington, the real insiders know that the true outrages are what’s perfectly legal and that it’s simply a gaffe when someone accidentally blurts out something honest. And so it barely made a ripple last week when...

Send us your questions for Tom Daley

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This October, Olympic champion Tom Daley will be publishing his latest book, Coming Up for Air: What I Learned from Sport, Fame and Fatherhood. It promises to be a deeply personal and inspiring memoir and to celebrate...

Tom Daley takes 10m diving bronze and uses platform for LGBTQ+ awareness

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Tom Daley took the bronze medal in the 10m platform dive on an afternoon of vertiginously high-grade competition. This was a thrilling final, perhaps the finest 10m dive competition staged, with gold and silver medals...

Madison Cawthorn: behold the rotten fruit of extreme Republican gerrymandering

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The congressman from North Carolina brandished a gun as he addressed a Macon county Republican event last weekend. “We all need to be storing up some ammunition,” Madison Cawthorn warned the crowd, as he embraced the ...

Tom Daley takes bronze in platform diving final at Tokyo Olympics

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Tom Daley missed out on the Olympic gold he has long coveted in the men’s 10 metres platform event as he won bronze despite a near-faultless display in the final. Daley topped the podium alongside Matty Lee in the syn...

Tom Daley knits a tea-cosy holder to keep his gold medal safe from scratches

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Great Britain’s Tom Daley had waited a long time to get his hands on an Olympic gold diving medal, having made his debut in Beijing in 2008 and coming close at every subsequent Olympics. With Monday’s victory in the 1...

Republicans are ‘cracking and packing’ voters to secure minority rule

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Salt Lake is the largest county in Utah, containing not only the state’s capital, Salt Lake City, maar 40% of the state’s population. While Donald Trump carried the safely conservative state, Joe Biden defeated him in ...