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.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

16 February 2012 / FGG at IOC Women and Sport conference

The Federation of Gay Games will be attending the 5th International Olympic Committee Women and Sport conference in Los Angeles this February. Representing the FGG will be Martha Ehrenfeld, a delegate from Team San Francisco, and a member of the Gay Games 9 Steering Committee, and Shamey Cramer, FGG Officer for Ceremonies.

Under the theme “Together Stronger: the Future of Sport”, the 5th World Conference on Women and Sport will bring together participants and high-level speakers from the sports community, the United Nations system, specialised organisations, governments, the business world and the media.

Held from 16-18 February 2012 in Los Angeles, USA, the event is organised jointly by the IOC, The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games.

Programme highlights

Discussion topics will cover a variety of subjects associated with the efforts to strengthen women’s representation in sport leadership positions such as:

• “Leadership views on women in the world of sport”
• “Partnerships for progress”
• “Setting the pace for a sustainable responsibility”
• “Women, sport and the media”
• “Government, legislature and attitudes”
• “Matters medical”
• “Empowering women and girls through education”
• “Role models and leadership”
• “Business of sport”
• “Sport, Peace and Development”

The last plenary session will be dedicated to the Youth to let them share their views on “Growing up in a gender-balanced sporting society”.

Read all our coverage of this conference HERE.

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