Gareth Thomas tells the Duke of Sussex how his diagnoses inspired him to educate others.Read more
The ex-Wales captain tells the Duke of Sussex he is now able to live "an amazing life".
The former Wales and British Lions captain, Gareth Thomas, has been headline news this week after announcing he’s living with HIV. In Wales, Thomas is a legend. In 2005, he led the national team to its first Six Nations grand slam title for 27 years…became the first Welsh player to be capped 100 times for his country. Mark Coles talks his friends and former colleagues. We hear about his early days as a postman, his success on the field and how he became one of the first sporting superstars to come out as gay. Producer Smita Patel Researcher Darin Graham Editor Penny Murphy
Former professional rugby player Gareth Thomas received an outpouring of support on social media after revealing that he is living with HIV. He has taken part in a documentary 'Gareth Thomas: HIV and Me' which follows him as he comes to terms with his diagnosis and takes part in a gruelling Ironman triathlon to "break the stigma" around the condition.
Former rugby player Gareth Thomas reveals a journalist discussed his HIV status with his parents.