Even their own coach says he would only wear them at ‘a bad-taste party’
Photo showing a twin toilet in the Sochi Biathlon Centre has been met with jokes and disbelief across Twitter
Kleintje Pils say the performance will be a 'signal'
The incident happened at the European Championships in Dresden
The Russian leader is at pains to reassure the West that gay athletes and visitors are welcome at the Sochi Winter Olympics. But Oliver Wright and Alec Luhne in Moscow say the message from the LGBT community is far different
Defending Russia’s ban on 'gay propaganda', Mr Putin claimed the law 'doesn't harm anybody' and that there's 'no discrimination' in Russia
The Skeleton specialist is among GB's best hopes of a medal in Sochi
The Russian president has told volunteers gay people can feel "at ease" but said they must leave children alone
The former Germany international has already begun to influence opinions as well as helping show the overwhelming support within the game
Double bombings have killed at least 34 people
David Cameron is not planning to attend the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Downing Street said on Friday, but insisted the move was not a statement about Russia’s stance on gay rights.
The former oil tycoon is to be pardoned after as part of an ‘amnesty project’ by the Kremlin ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics next year
Former Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has turned his back on track athletics to go for British gold at the Sochi Winter Games next February. He explains all to Phil Medlicott
The Olympic gold medallist will partner the Formula One analyst Tony Jardine on Wales Rally GB
A summer tournament would seem impossible due to the high temperatures
Special report: Allegations of fraudulent contracts worth billions threaten to derail Putin’s showpiece