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Twenty cities from 14 countries have expressed an interest in hosting the edition of the Gay Games.
The Federation of Gay Games FGG has opened the bidding process for the edition of its flagship multi-sport event. The International Federation of Gay Games is committed to hosting the edition in Hong Kong, despite ongoing civil unrest. Dodgeball and esports are set to make their Gay Games debut in Hong Kong after the full list of 36 sports was confirmed. Squash governing bodies have supported the inclusion of the sport at the Gay Games, with this year's edition in Paris marking the eighth time it has been included on the programme. Ninety one countries and over 10, participants paraded in the Jean Bouin Stadium to mark the start of the 10th Gay Games in Paris as sporting action began.
Paris, which will host the Olympics and Paralympics inis staging another major multi-sport event from tomorrow - the 10th edition of the Gay Games, which continues until August Hong Kong has been named as the first Asian city to host the Gay Games after being awarded the event, seeing off strong competition from the United States and Mexico. Washington D. Hong Kong, Guadalajara and Washington D.
C are set to compete for the right to stage the Gay Games when a host city is decided next week.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the French capital is hopeful it will stage the most successful Gay Games in history next year. Athletes ramp up Tokyo training as softball and football continue. But in a Colorado referendum in Novembervoters rejected funding for the event. It is the only time a city has been awarded the Olympics but pulled out. Salt Lake City offered to host the Games, but the IOC, still reeling from the Denver rejection, declined and selected Innsbruck, the host city, as a replacement.
The position is based in Lausanne and is available immediately. Brisbane, a thriving state capital with an "irresistible" candidacy is set to be formally awarded the Olympics at this week's IOC Session. Philip Barker profiles the city due to be confirmed as hosts, and also looks at the changing nature of the host city selection process.
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