Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

Learn more HERE.
26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

Learn more HERE.
17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

Learn more HERE.

13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

Learn more HERE.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Federation of Gay Games annonces winners of 2010 Tom Waddell Award

Tom Waddell Award winners Sara Waddell Lewinstein and Brent Nicholson Earle with Olympic champions Matthew Mitcham and Leigh Ann Naidoo
Prior to the public presentation of the Dr. Tom Waddell Trophy tonight at the Opening Ceremony of Gay Games VIII, an informal meeting was held to thank all nominees for the award and to announce the winners, male and female, of the 2010 Tom Waddell Award, Brent Nicholson Earle and Sara Waddell Lewinstein.

Finalists Connie Kempe Schaelicke, Jessica Seaton, Sara Waddell Lewinstein, Brent Nicholson Earle, Gene Dermody (finalist Brent Minor is not in Cologne, due to an injury)
Present at the meeting were Stephen Frost, director of diversity and inclusion at the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, who spoke of the convergence of values between the 2012 Olympics and the Gay Games movement, past Tom Waddell Award winners Lydia Zijdel La Rivière and Derek Liecty, members of the Selection Committee, Gay Games Ambassadors Leigh Ann Naidoo and David Kopay, and FGG guest of honor at Gay Games VIII, Matthew Mitcham, who spoke with great emotion about the progress already made for athletes since his participation in the Beijing Olympics, and the role of the Gay Games movement in achieving greater inclusion for all athletes.

More info on the Tom Waddell Award HERE.

No comments: