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, July 11, 2012

Welcome to Hot Helsinki!

The FGG is very pleased to welcome a new member, HOT Helsink (hot.fi).

HOT Helsinki was founded in 1997.
The Association seeks to support sexual and gender minorities in training athletes. HOT organizes training opportunities and places where athletes are able to operate openly as themselves.

For the moment, HOT is active in Helsinki and Tampere. The club is still growing, and may expand in future to other cities.

The most popular sports in the club are aerobics, futsal, volleyball, ice hockey and badminton. Other sports include swimming, cycling, roller skating, dancing, skiing, skiing, baseball, bowling, climbing, athletics, yoga, and Shindo. HOT welcomes visiting athletes to join them when in Finland!

HOT's main focus is on recreational sport, but they have also participated in many competitions, including:

EuroGames in Budapest (2012)
EuroGames in Rotterdam (2011)
Gay Games in Cologne (2010)
World Outgames in Copenhagen (2009)
EuroGames in Barcelona (2008)
EuroGames in Antwerp (2007)
World Outgame in Montreal (2006)
Gay Games in Chicago (2006)
EuroGames in Utrecht (2005)
EuroGames in Munich (2004)
EuroGames in Copenhagen (2003)
Gay Games in Sydney (2002)
EuroGames in Hanover (2001)
EuroGames in Zurich (2000)
IGLA championships in Paris (2000) and Toronto (2001)
Gay Games in Amsterdam (1998)

In addition, HOT athletes compete in non-LGBT national and international competitions in volleyball, swimming, hockey, and badminton.

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