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Irish Women’s Hockey Team: Green Army Homecoming Information

Irish Women’s Hockey Team: Green Army Homecoming Information

The World Cup silver medal winning squad will arrive into Dublin Airport at 12:30/12:45 today in Terminal 1. Hockey fans and supporters will get their chance to celebrate with the Irish Women’s Hockey Team, following their recent success at the Women’s Hockey World Cup. A special event hosted by Dublin’s Lord Mayor Nial Ring, and […]

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

(Reuters) Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris on Saturday for the opening ceremonies of the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness about LGBT rights. They paraded behind their respective national flags in a stadium in western Paris, in celebrations attended by Mayor Anne […]

Stonewall UK: Speculating about athletes’ sexual orientation needs to stop

Stonewall UK: Speculating about athletes’ sexual orientation needs to stop

Stonewall UK have criticised betting company Paddy Power’s stunt for Brighton Pride, an empty bus called the Official Bus of Gay Professional Footballers, which Power says is to highlight the lack of openly LGBT players in the Premier League. On the Stonewall UK website, a piece by Kirsty Clarke, Director of Sport, states: We know […]

FGG Announces 2018 Tom Waddell Awards

FGG Announces 2018 Tom Waddell Awards

The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) has announced that Paul Oostenbrug and Gert McMullin are the recipients of the 2018 Tom Waddell Award. Named in the memory of the founder of the Gay Games, the Tom Waddell Award is the highest honour bestowed by the FGG. The Dr. Tom Waddell Trophy was a gift from […]

Federation of Gay Games Official Statement: Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

Federation of Gay Games Official Statement: Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

Recent events regarding participants from Taiwan and China have elevated the need for the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) to state its position on matters at hand regarding nationality, ethnic origin and political beliefs. · The FGG looks forward to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 organizers successfully hosting 10,317 participants from 91 countries, 4-12 […]

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

The FGG is delighted to announce the first LGBT+ international sports event in Africa! The event is being organised in partnership with South African FGG member organisation, KZN LGBT Recreation. For updates, you can follow at: Facebook.com/AfroGames2018

Stonewall UK: 2018 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Stonewall UK: 2018 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

The incredible Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is back again this year for cycle enthusiasts across the UK. Starting at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the route winds its way through beautiful Surrey countryside on closed roads, before coming back into London and past some of the most iconic sights. Date: 29 July 2018 Distance: 100 miles Location: London-Surrey Registration: £40 Fundraising: £500 Cycling for Stonewall