Tom Daley announces baby news with husband

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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have been married for nine months

British Olympic diver Tom Daley has announced he is expecting a baby with his husband, US film director Dustin Lance Black.

They both shared the news on their social media accounts.

The couple got married in a service at Bovey Castle Hotel on Dartmoor, Devon, in May last year.

A spokesman for the couple told the Press Association: "Tom and Dustin are thrilled to share that they are expecting their first child in 2018."

The couple posted a photograph of themselves holding up a baby scan picture on Instagram and Twitter, with the caption "Happy Valentines Day!".

They have not revealed any more details about the pregnancy.

Daley's mum Debbie Daley said she was "delighted" at the news.

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Daley, 23, revealed he had a boyfriend in a YouTube video in 2013, and the pair announced their engagement two years later.

He won bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London and Rio de Janeiro.

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The couple got married in Devon last May

He claimed his first individual World Championship gold for eight years with a victory in the 10m platform final in Budapest last year.

Black, 43, won the best original screenplay Oscar for the 2008 film Milk, which was based on the life of gay rights activist and politician, Harvey Milk.

The couple had a belated honeymoon in August last year, sharing pictures from Barcelona.