Isinbayeva trying to 'downplay her homophobia'

British heptathlete Louise Hazel told ITV News she is unconvinced by pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva's attempt to distance herself from "discriminatory" remarks about Russia's anti-gay law.


Athletes row over anti-gay law

The Russian pole vault world champion Yelena Isinbayeva has condemned Swedish athletes for being "disrespectful" by protesting against Russia's controversial new law banning the promotion of homosexuality by painting their nails in rainbow colours.