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Chris Morgan Wins 8th World Championship Title …

Gay Games Ambassador Chris Morgan has become a World Champion in the sport of Powerlifting for the eighth time in his career. He was lifting in the World Single Event Championships, held in Telford in the United Kingdom and made lifts of 200 kilo’s followed by 230 kilo’s and then 250 kilo’s to clinch the […]

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“Endurance Invitational” – Bench Press & Deadlift for Repetitions

Chris Morgan is very proud to announce that he will be hosting the UK’s 1st Annual “Endurance Invitational” Bench Press and Deadlift – This is a Charity Competition in support of The Motor Neurone Disease Association. The event is being held at Steves Gym, Newton Abbott, Devon, United Kingdom on the 22nd August 2015 with […]

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National Diversity Awards – LGBT Role Model Nomination

Chris Morgan is delighted to be nominated for the “LGBT Role Model Award” at the forthcoming National Diversity Awards. The Awards Ceremony will take place at Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral on Friday the 18th September 2015. You can vote for Chris in the awards here … https://nominate.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/Nominate/Endorse/25742?name=chris%20morgan and you can visit the National Diversity Awards website here … […]

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British & World Championships 2015 …

2015 season is certainly going to be a very special year … All of Chris’s competitions for the 2015 Season are being held in England … Saturday 28th February 2015 – British Single Event Championships at Beaconside Sports Centre, Stafford, England (Overall British Deadlift Champion for the 5th time in 6 years!)   Sunday 12th, 13th & […]

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Sports & Equality Column – Michael Sam Proves Coming Out Gay In Sport Can Hurt Your Career …

Chris Morgan’s latest Sports & Equality Column is now live on Gay Star News … Here’s some extracts from the article … “In my previous GSN column I asked if the NFL were being homophobic in its treatment towards Michael Sam”? … “This was directly after he had been cut from the St Louis Rams […]

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LGBT UK Sports Timeline – British Gay Sports History

The LGBT UK Sports Timeline documenting British Gay Sports History has now been updated for both 2013 and 2014 … Chris first published the timeline in 2012 at the time of the London Olympic Games as a way of documenting British LGBT Sports History for future generations. The updated version now has new entries for […]

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Sports & Equality Column … Is the NFL Being Homophobic In It’s Treatment of Michael Sam? …

So, this is the week that Michael Sam was meant to begin his NFL Regular Season career with the St. Louis Rams, only to be dropped by them at the very last minute. Was it the first NFL gay kiss? The constant media attention? or simply did they think that last year’s SEC Defensive Linesman […]

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Strong Enough To Survive … A Tribute To Justin Fashanu

Chris has written many articles and contributed to many press interviews and features during his career. Strong Enough To Survive is one of Chris’s favourite recent articles, because the Justin Fashanu story was one of his earliest inspirations and motivations to his sports career. Many people may think that the title of the article Strong Enough To […]

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Questions & Answers: Fact File with Chris Morgan

Chris recently agreed to a Q&A Interview with Journalist Fran Stephan. She has kindly permitted for some of the results from that interview to be published on Chris’s new blog … Q) Can you tell me a bit about your earlier life? … A) Chris started his sporting career aged 16, playing Rugby Union for […]

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Welcome to the NEW Chunky Muscle News Blog …

Many of you will be aware that the original Chunky Muscle website was an ongoing record of my career in powerlifting and was designed to help people stay up to date with latest news, results and future competitions … Sadly the original website has become dated and difficult to maintain, so I’ve decided to move […]

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