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.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

FAQ / Games for gay people? Why not Games for Jews and Arabs, while you’re at it?

From our series of answers to Frequently Asked Questions:

Games for gay people? Why not Games for Jews and Arabs, while you’re at it?
  • The Maccabiah Games, intended for Jews around the world, have been held since 1932
  • The Pan Arab Games have been held since 1953

We are all familiar with sports events on geographical lines. But there are many sports events that cater to other kinds of communities.
  • Political, like the Commonwealth Games or the Games of the Small States of Europe
  • Ethnic, like the Maccabiah
  • Linguistic, like the Francophone Games or the Lusophony Games
  • Professional, like the World Police and Fire Games or the Military Games or the World Medical and Health Games
  • Age, like the World Masters Games or the Children’s Games
  • Disability status, like the Special Olympics or Paralympic Games

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