100 Irish athletes to travel to Paris for 10th Gay Games
About 100 athletes will travel to Paris in August to take part in the 10th Gay Games. Founded in 1986 to promote the visibility of gay people in sport, they are now open to anyone who is competent in their sport, and are described as “a hymn to love” to advocate a society for social diversity. Irish athletes will take part in 40 sports, including running, boxing, badminton and soccer over the 10-day event, from August 4th. Aidan Walsh, chairman of the national committee for Team Ireland, said th…