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Jock Talk: 2022 Gay Games postponed due to COVID pandemic

Jock Talk: 2022 Gay Games postponed due to COVID pandemic

Gay Games organizers announced late Tuesday evening the event would be postponed one year for the first time in its 40-year history.

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By Roger Brigham | September 8, 2021

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches this week, I find myself reliving so many memories and moments from that tragic day and the sobering days and weeks that followed.

By Jim Provenzano | August 27, 2021

As part of its ongoing Mighty Reel series, the GLBT Historical Museum will screen excerpts from videotapes of the first two Gay Games, held in San Francisco in 1982 and 1986.


By Roger Brigham | August 25, 2021

Gay Games XI is scheduled to be held in Hong Kong November 11-19, 2022. That's less than 15 months away.

By Roger Brigham | August 11, 2021

Notes on the concluded Tokyo Olympic Games as Japan figures out how much (if any) of the estimated $20 billion-plus it spent to stage the event it can recoup while the International Olympic Committee collects its $3 billion-plus.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 27, 2021

After a year's delay, and continued health worries and protests, Tokyo's Olympic Games have begun, with the largest ever number of out LGBT competitors. Our TV columnist also focuses on some outstanding straight athletes of note.

By Roger Brigham | July 21, 2021

There's something decidedly queer about the Summer Olympic Games set to open in Tokyo this weekend, and it has little to do with the record number of openly LGBTQ athletes who will be competing.


By Roger Brigham | July 8, 2021

The LGBTQ recreational sports community was rocked this week with the unexpected news that Sin City Classic tournament director Ken Scearce had died.

By Roger Brigham | July 7, 2021

The International Gay and Lesbian Football Association has relocated its world championships to Washington, D.C. and Sydney, Australia after the tournaments were dropped by the Hong Kong Gay Games program.


By Roger Brigham | June 23, 2021

The little story is that the international governing body for soccer has decided that the Mexico national men's team must play two home games without its fans in the stands.

By Roger Brigham | June 21, 2021

The moment David Kopay waited 46 years for finally came this week, when Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib announced Monday, June 21, that he was gay, becoming the first NFL player to come out of the closet while still active on a team roster.


By Roger Brigham | June 9, 2021

It was a bit more than a year ago that my weekly sports column in the Bay Area Reporter was suspended as part of the fallout from the global COVID-19 pandemic and the cessation of so much sports activity (especially on the recreational level).

By Roger Brigham | June 8, 2021

Organizers of the 2022 Gay Games in Hong Kong have dropped the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association championships from the Gay Games soccer program.


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