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Top 10: Athletes shaping the world's perception (1)

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The broad discussion that spurred from Tom Daley's coming out video yesterday showed how important sexuality is in global sport.

Throughout the decades there have always been scandals and issues stretching from racism to gender bias and nationalism.

And as ever, there are brave athletes who stand out not only for their sporting qualities, but as role models and perception-changing individuals.

Here is a list of ten.

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