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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Next FIFA president: very bad or very, very bad?

From InsideWorldFootball.biz:

January 5 - The head of Asian football has fuelled speculation that he may stand against Sepp Blatter when the FIFA Presidency comes up for renewal next summer.

Mohamed Bin Hammam, who helped deliver a stunning victory for his native Qatar in the contest to host the 2022 World Cup, has previously stated that he would not take on Blatter who is running for an unprecedented fourth term at FIFA elections on June 1.

But Bin Hammam's latest comments suggest a possible change of heart after he criticised Blatter's decision to introduce an anti-corruption committee without first running the idea past FIFA Executive Committee members.

Despite their landslide 2022 victory, Qatar remains the subject of persistent rumours of foul play in the way the secured victory and Bin Hammam, who has always professed his country's transparency, is clearly angered at Blatter's latest move.

"Some of FIFA's acts I do not approve of or agree," said Bin Hammam.

Blatter is putting his anti-corruption unit idea to FIFA's full Congress at the same time as the FIFA Presidential election but bin Hammam does not think that's good enough.

Continue reading HERE.

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