Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign in November saw football and rugby showcase rainbow branding for one weekend

Sport is not doing enough to tackle homophobic abuse and authorities should issue lengthy bans to offenders, according to a report.

The report, published by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, wants sports authorities to adopt a zero-tolerance approach at all levels.

In highlighting football, it said attitudes in sport in general are out of step with wider society.

There are no openly gay professional male players in British football.

The wide-ranging report