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.

Friday, May 4, 2012

John Amaechi at FARE founding assembly in Rome

From Football Against Racism in Europe:

FARE launches membership scheme and announces Rome conference

The FARE network has launched a membership scheme and announced a conference to take place in Rome in on 4 and 5 May featuring some of the most interesting speakers in the sport, inclusion and social responsibility area.

The membership scheme is being opened as a result of the process of formalising the network begun two years ago in Vienna. The conference will also act as a first General Meeting of the network according to the statutes.

How to become a member
FARE membership is open to individuals, non- governmental organisations and institutional bodies. Full details are available here.

The conference, which is being organised in conjunction with host partner, the Italian FC (FiGC), and FARE founding partner UISP (Unione Italiana Sport Per tutti) will focus on looking at future perspectives in campaigning against discrimination and working with excluded groups in sport.

The conference will feature speakers from activist groups, European institutions, sporting bodies and minority groups and include former athletes and footballers. The conference will feature a mix a workshops and plenary sessions on issues including pioneering practice in social inclusion, working alongside ethnic minorities, women in sport leadership and Euro 2012.

Confirmed speakers include Giancarlo Abete, Italian FA President; Karen Espelund, first woman on the UEFA Executive Committee; former NBA star John Amaechi; Willliam Gaillard, Advisor to the UEFA President; FARE Chairperson Howard Holmes; Filippo Fossati, UISP President; CEO of WomenWin, Maria Brobenreith; Polish football legend Darius Dziekanowski.

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