Plymouth's diving hero Tom Daley has announced that he will relocate his training base to the London Aquatics Centre from spring 2014.
Gay campaigners say Tom Daley's announcement that he's in a gay relationship is 'inspirational'
Daley has finished his last day of school today on the same day he's had to pull out of next week's European diving championships.
Celebrities, MPs and sport stars have been tweeting their congratulations to Olympic medalist Tom Daley after he revealed he is gay in an emotional online video.
.@tomdaley1994 Well done sunshine, dive into love.
Of course we support you @tomdaley1994 and we all love you even more for your bravery and honesty. X
Delighted that @tomdaley1994 is happy in his new relationship. Well done for sharing it. Good luck to them both.
– Tom Daley, speaking in a home video
Come spring this year, my life changed massively when I met someone and it made me feel so happy, so safe and everything just feels great. And that someone is a guy. It was always in the back of my head that something like that could happen, but it wasn't until spring this year that something just clicked. It felt right. My whole world just changed, right there and then.
Tom Daley announces via his You Tube channel that he's in a relationship with another man.
Viewers have been commenting on Tom Daley's announcement via the ITV West Country Facebook page. Here's a snapshot of the reaction:
– Lisa Rosemary Lucas
Not surprised. Well done Tom, not an easy thing to say.
– Hellen Evans
As long as he's happy that's all that matters. Nobody else's business really.
– Sandy Wager
I think most of us realised this. Good on him for coming out.
In an online video posted by Olympic medalist Tom Daley, he described how he is constantly asked about his love life in interviews, but that he was not in any kind of serious relationship until Spring, when he met his boyfriend and his life changed.
Come Spring this year, my life changed, massively, and they made me feel so safe and really happy and everything just feels great, and that someone is a guy.
And it did take me by surprise a bit, it was always in the back of my head that something like that could happen, but it was not until Spring this year, something just clicked.
Of course I still fancy girls, but right now, I am dating a guy and I could not be happier.
He said his closest family and friends have reacted in a loving and supportive way, but that he was nervous about a possible backlash from some people.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has announced that he is dating a man. In a video on his You Tube channel, he says he has only just told his family about his relationship, and that there were 'mixed opinions'. But he added that his mother had been very supportive.
– Tom Daley
People are going to make a big deal of this. Is it a big deal? I don't think so.
Tom Daley will be meeting fans in Plymouth today to sign copies of his 2014 calender.
The Olympic Bronze medalist will be Calender Club in the city centre this afternoon.
It's been a disapointing year for the 19 year old as he's suffered from a number of injuries.
Plymouth's Tom Daley has become an international ambassador for the Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Glasgow next year. Tom is the reigning Commonwealth syncro and ten metre platform diving champion after winning two gold medals in Delhi.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has spoken of his hopes to take part in five Olympic games. The Olympic gold medalist was speaking in Glasgow following his appointment as ambassador to next year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland.
The reigning Commonwealth champion, Daley is currently on a two-month rest from diving. He talks about his break from the sport and about recovering from an arm injury.
– Tom Daley.
I'm really looking forward to seeing Glasgow and be a part of the countdown to the Commonwealth Games. I want everyone to get behind the Games and all the athletes.
It will be fun but tough.
In April I experienced the enthusiasm of Scottish crowds when I won gold at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh, which is the same pool for the Commonwealth Games.
I can't wait to be back there next year and go for gold again."