Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, British Olympian engaged

Sept. 28, 2015 file photo of British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, right as they pose for photographers upon arrival at the Pride of Britain Awards 2015 in London.

Sept. 28, 2015 file photo of British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, right as they pose for photographers upon arrival at the Pride of Britain Awards 2015 in London. Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File

This is a  Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo of British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, right as they pose for photographers upon arrival at the Pride of Britain Awards 2015 in London. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have announced their engagement. The announcement was published in The Times newspaper Thursday Oct. 1, 2015 but did not disclose a date for the marriage. Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File

This is a Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo of British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, right as they pose for photographers upon arrival at the Pride of Britain Awards 2015 in London. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have announced their engagement. The announcement was published in The Times newspaper Thursday Oct. 1, 2015 but did not disclose a date for the marriage.

LONDON — British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black have announced their engagement.

The announcement was published in The Times newspaper Thursday, but did not disclose a date for the marriage.

The 41-year-old Black is a writer and producer who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the 2008 movie “Milk” about gay activist and politician Harvey Milk.

Daley, 21, is a former world champion who first competed in the Olympics at the age of 14 and won a bronze medal at the 2012 Games in London, and his youthful exuberance made him a fan favorite.

He came out as a gay man in a YouTube video nearly two years ago, announcing that he was dating a man and couldn’t be happier.

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