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British diving star Daley welcomes new Ray of sunshine

Britain's three-time world diving champion Tom Daley and his American husband screenwriter and director Dustin Lance Black have become parents for the first time with a baby boy Robert Ray.
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London (AFP) – Britain’s three-time diving world champion Tom Daley has become a father for the first time as he and American husband Dustin Lance Black welcomed into the world Robert Ray.

Daley — who also has two Olympic bronze medals to his credit — made the announcement in Saturday’s edition of The Times that he and screenwriter Black, who he married in May 2017, had become parents.  

“BLACK-DALEY On 27th June 2018 to Thomas Robert Daley and Dustin Lance Black, a son, Robert Ray,” read the announcement.

Daley — who also has four gold medals from both the European Championships and Commonwealth Games — also posted a photograph of his son’s feet on Instagram.

“Welcome to the world our precious little Robbie Ray Black-Daley,” wrote Daley.

“The most magical moment of my life. The amount of love and joy you have brought into our life is immeasurable. Our precious son.”

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