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.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction week, Cleveland looks forward to Senior Games in 2013 and Gay Games 9 in 2014

CLEVELAND - The official numbers haven’t been released yet, but business was definitely booming in downtown Cleveland during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction week.

“We look at it as widely successful,” said Joseph Marinucci, president of the Cleveland Downtown Alliance. “Cleveland is front and center in terms of the rock and roll world. That’s not something you can measure in terms of the impact.”

It’s been reported that the induction ceremony may have generated $20 million for the city. That can only mean good things for Cleveland when next year the Senior Games arrive and in 2014 we host the Gay Games. Both international events are expected to also draw large crowds.

“Obviously now, this is our second induction ceremony that we have done,” Marinicci said. “I think the world will start to recognize that Cleveland is a place where you can do these sorts of things, do them effectively and the community will rally around and support these types of events.”
An outside organization said Cleveland generated $13 million in 2009 at the last induction ceremony. This past weekend’s event was bigger and local business could feel it.

Read more HERE.

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