Amsterdam will host Gay Rugby World Championship 2018

Amsterdam will host Gay Rugby World Championship 2018

Amsterdam will host the 2018 World Championship for Gay Rugby teams. This bi-annual event is better known as the Bingham Cup. It will be the first edition of the Bingham Cup organized on the European continent. Over 2000 gay rugby players are expected to participate. An impactful bid The local gay rugby club (the Amsterdam Lowlanders) put forward the bid for the 2018 event. They had to compete with cities like London, Edinburgh and Toronto. But the Amsterdam…

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New calendar Amsterdam Rugby team – baring it all

New calendar Amsterdam Rugby team – baring it all

The Amsterdam Lowlanders, a rugby team for gay men, have released their second calendar. In this calendar for 2016 they show themselves naked while working out for their game in. This time the calendar is themed “the Edge of Amsterdam” showing these rugged men showing of their stuff at amongst others train stations, harbour docks and steel plants. All this in support of their trip to the unofficial world championship of rugby for gay teams: the…

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Amsterdam Gay Pride – Our top sports events

Amsterdam Gay Pride – Our top sports events

One of the highlights in the LGBT calendar in Amsterdam is the annual Gay Pride. Many of you may have seen the Canal Parade, the famous float of boats through the canals of Amsterdam celebrating LGBT life and culture. As many as 1 million spectators line up the canals for this event, which takes place on the 2nd of August this year. But the Gay Pride in Amsterdam is more than just having fun on…

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Gay Games 2018 not in Amsterdam

Gay Games 2018 not in Amsterdam

Amsterdam will not host the Gay Games of 2018, so it became clear as the Federation of Gay Games has announced the shortlist of cities from which it will choose the winner on 7th of October. The Amsterdam organizing comity is of course disappointed, but wished the three remaining cities (London, Paris and Limerick) on the short list all the best. Local council members have raised already questions to the city government. They want to…

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