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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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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

G-Force adds lacrosse to its roster of teams: seeks players for new team

A message from G-Force:

DENVER – GForce Sports has announced the formation of an elite gay lacrosse team as part of the group’s effort to showcase quality gay athletes. GForce Sports has operated a nationally recognized gay hockey team for more than seven years, playing in hockey tournaments around the US and Canada and hosting the annual Friendship Cup in Aspen. The Cup pits GForce against some of Colorado’s best hockey players with GForce leading the yearly series 4-3.

"GForce Hockey has shown that gay athletes compete with the best,” said GForce Sports president Glenn Witman. "Our members come from all over North America to compete and the wins speak for themselves. We’ve found incredible enthusiasm from gay lacrosse players for starting an all-gay team and we’re excited to make lacrosse the next showcase for good-natured competition between a great gay team and straight players," he said.

Former SUNY-Oneonta team captain Andrew McIntosh will lead GForce’s team and is recruiting players. McIntosh says he already has half the team’s roster filled. "Lacrosse has such wide appeal across the United States and Canada that we’re getting fantastic interest from potential players," McIntosh said. "People are going to be surprised at the depth of the team and the quality of competition once everyone is together."

McIntosh said the team will likely begin playing during this fall’s tournament season. Potential players can contact him at www.GForceSports.org.

GForce Sports is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equality in sports regardless of sexual orientation. In addition to friendly competition between gay and straight teams, GForce provides speakers from a number of sports through its “Invisible Athlete” forums and one-on-one mentoring of athletes working through issues of sexuality with its Athlete Buddy System. For more information, visit www.GForceSports.org.

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