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Will Sheridan reconnects with sports at Gay Games

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Gay former Villanova basketball star Will Sheridan found competition and basketball again at the Gay Games.

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Watch: Same-sex couple ballroom dancing

Same-sex ballroom dancing is one of the most popular sports at the Gay Games

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Gay Games swimming photos

Swimming (and one from diving) at the Gay Games in Cleveland is being held on the campus of Cleveland State University. Photos by Brent Mullins

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Ice Bucket Challenge at Gay Games pool

Cyd Zeigler takes Brian Sims' Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of longtime Outsports reader Mark Kari. He recruited some Gay Games swimmers to help.

You can't judge a gay baller by his Wobble

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Gay high school basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo learned a lesson about stereotypes at the Gay Games' basketball tournament.

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Video: Swimming crowd's big cheers

The Gay Games crowd at swimming encouraged a struggling swimmer and sent a great message of inclusion.

Republican Party welcomed at the Gay Games

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The Republican Party of Cuyahoga County has a booth at the Gay Games Festival in Cleveland. Gay Games participants so far have received them well.

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Images from Gay Games 9 opening ceremony

The Gay Games kicked of in Cleveland Saturday, Aug. 9, and we snapped some photos with the athletes.

Gay Games 9 kicks off

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The quadrennial Gay Games kicks off in Cleveland with an opening ceremony at Quicken Loans Arena.

United Church of Christ sponsoring Gay Games

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The United Church of Christ is the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games, and they're doing it at a high level.

Diary of Gay Games Virgin: Ready to compete

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For novice diver, the practice is over -- now it's time for the competition in Cleveland.

Gay former MIT swimmer reflects on the closet

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Jonathan Goler swam at MIT a decade ago. He was accepted by his team then and encourages LGBT athletes not to quit sports for fear of coming out.

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Gay Games 9 kicks off in Cleveland next week

The Gay Games are returning to the Midwest, arriving in Cleveland with the Opening Ceremony on Aug. 9.

Diary of Gay Games Virgin: Diving right in

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Practice was one thing, but getting into a competition was an eye-opener.

Diary of a Gay Games virgin: Drag and underwear

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Diver Joshua Koch gets help from his friends to make his Gay Games dream a reality.

Gay Games brings wrestling coach back to the mat

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Carlin Yetts had not wrestled competitively since high school, but with the Gay Games in his home state he is back learning a new discipline.

Gay Games registration in LA tonight at Gym Bar!

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Come to the Gay Games Registration Party on Thursday, April 24th from 6-10pm at GYM Sportsbar - 8737 Santa Monica Blvd. - West Hollywood, CA 90069 REGISTER FOR THE GAY GAMES and GO ALL OUT!Learn...

Some Ohio taxi drivers refuse to promote Gay Games

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Various taxi drivers in Cleveland refuse to drive cabs that hold a special placard promoting Gay Games 9, set for Cleveland and Akron this August.

For sailor, Gay Games the 'greatest gift of all'

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Emy Ritt is excited about the sailing events in Cleveland, her fifth Gay Games after discovering the event.

Watch: SF Tsunami water polo team readies for the Gay Games

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Accidental Bear Mike Enders stopped by the pool to visit with the San Francisco Tsunami gay water polo team. They're getting ready for Gay Games 9 in Ohio this Aug. 9-16.

Gay Games keep sports passion alive for referee

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"It's important to help bring people to the Gay Games, to show them that there can be freedom in sport and through culture."

Gay Games profile: David Smith

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Overweight and depressed, David Smith was energized by his 2010 Gay Games experience and led him into personal training.

IOC meets with Russian LGBT athletes & Gay Games

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The meeting opens dialogue between LGBT-sports groups and the International Olympic Committe

Gay Games to announce host of 2018 games tonight

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Three finalist cities -- Limerick, London & Paris -- remain in the running to host Gay Games X

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