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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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Sepp Blatter thinks we hate him because he's so pretty

Apparently, accusations of corruption have nothing to do with the possibility of corruption, but with "envy and jealousy". Not to speak of the choice of homophobic hosts for future World Cups... From InsideWorldFootball.biz:

January 6 - FIFA President Sepp Blatter today denounced what he described as the "envy and jealousy" of the organisation's critics following arguably the toughest few weeks of his Presidency.

Blatter, who is standing for re-election this year, has come under intense pressure in recent weeks following the simultaneous ballots for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups - won by Russia and Qatar respectively - and the corruption scandal that overshadowed the entire process.

Speaking at the 46-nation Asian Football Confederation Congress in Doha, Blatter insisted FIFA had not lost its way despite two Executive Committee members being suspended and banned from voting on December 2 and the string of bribery and collusion allegations that continue to rumble on.

"In 2010 we had some milestones in the history of football, starting with the first World Cup on the African continent, and what a success," he said in his address.

"Then we had the women's Under-17 World Cup which had its first Asian champions - South Korea - and then the decision of FIFA's Executive Committee to go to new destinations in 2018 and 2022.

"All these successes have created a lot of envy and jealousy in our world because you cannot satisfy everybody."

Blatter, who as so often chose a subject that is highly sensitive in the part of the world where he happened to be speaking, appeared to be specifically directing his comments at those who have objected to Qatar's landslide 2022 victory.

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