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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
Vladmir Putin made the revelation during a televised interview special with Andrew Marr ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics next month
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
Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon are hoping to take part in the two-man sleds
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
The singer, who herself is openly bisexual, praised the 19-year-old sportsman before launching into a tirade about the upcoming Winter Olympics
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
President’s response dismissed as ‘totally inadequate’ after he says Fifa cannot ‘change things’