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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, July 17, 2012

"Tons of gay couples" among Olympic athletes?

From PinkNews:

In Australian gunman competing at the London Olympics has said it is ‘stupid’ he and his wife are not allowed to share a room while ‘tons of gay couples’ representing Australia can.

Russell Mark said the couple was being penalised for opposing the Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on sleeping pills and for his wife’s appearance in a bikini on the cover of a men’s magazine.

The AOC, which Mark criticised, has said that it is not its responsibility but that of the shooting delegation which rooms in the Olympic Village the couple occupy.

Mr Mark further complained that while he and his wife were not allowed to room together, gay athlete couples could, although there are no known gay couples representing Australia at the Olympics.

He said: “The stupid part of this, which I have argued to them, is that there are tons of gay couples on the Olympic team who will be rooming together so we are being discriminated against because we are heterosexual.

Keep reading HERE.

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