Louise Hazel: 'No place for homophobia in sports'

British heptathlete Louise Hazel has criticised Russia's pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva after she spoke out in support of Russia's controversial laws on homosexuality.


Yelena Isinbayeva's "homophobic" comments have no place in our sport! This is the 21st century! I say bring back Feofanova! #Athletics


Do you agree that as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games the IOC need to discipline Isinbayeva in light of her recent comments?!


Thank you all for your comments and opinions... Lets hope that the IOC take action, it's a shame for this to overshadow the championships!


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.