Saturday 17 February 2018

London is ready for the games

London will make history by being the only city to have hosted the Olympic Games on tree occasions.
The first time was 104 years ago in 1908 .
In that time , Britain could only be reached by ship .
Now we have the Chunnel and London is just more that hour away from mayor European cities.
Britain is as excited now as a century ago in 1908 when it welcomed 2,035 competitors from 22 nations to compete in the Olympic Games .
In 2012 will approximately 11,000 competitors from 204 nations descend on London grounds from July 27 to August 12 to compete in 26 sports .
(In 1948 the second London Games was 4,099 athletes from 59 nations.)

The Olympic Park itself is in Stratford , on what until recently was 2.5km square of industrial wasteland .
It's only right that east London is benefiting from the 2012 Games.
In 109 the stadium was constructed in White City , in the west of London , and the centrepiece of the 1948 Games was Wembley Stadium to the north-west .
The 80.000-seated Olympic Stadium is 78m at its highest point , with low-carbon concrete used in it construction , in keeping with London's commitment to sustainability.
Near the Stadium is the Velodrome and the Aquatics center .
Within walking distance of all venues is the Olympic Villages et along with shops , restaurants and leisure facilities.
The recently opened new Westfield shopping is now often visited by many Londoners and visitors to the games.
The train-underground station Stratford is just at the Olympic Ground with connections to Underground, Overground , DLR and local trains .

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There's more to London 2012 than just the park .The Archery competition will be staged at Lord's, and the Olypic football tournament will be contested at Wembley Stadium.
Then there's the tennis in Wimbledon .
At Hampton Court , the road cycling times trials start and finished there.

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© Gaybiz : Mark - 28/01/2012 London


Europe

SLEAZYMADRID 2018
[28/01/2018]

This year, the main official party of SLEAZYMADRID 2018 will be under the name of SLEAZY ROOMS.

Belgium

Mr Leather Europe Joe King about everyone wellcome
[16/02/2018]

Everybody Wellcome seeks to address issues around the lack of inclusivity in the European leather scene. Presentation by Mr Leather Europe Joe King.

The work of REX exhibition REXWORLD retrospective
[28/01/2018]

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[VIDEO]
United Queens
[16/01/2018]

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[VIDEO]
The 8th edition of The Cruise in 2018
[25/11/2017]

The 8th edition of The Cruise powered by LA DEMENCE is going back to the Mediterranean Sea with a departure from Barcelona to Palermo, Catania, Malta, Palma de Mallorca and back to Barcelona.

[VIDEO]
Julien Guilmain is Mister Bear Belgium 2018
[16/10/2017]

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100000 visitors and participants on Antwerp Pride Parade 2017
[12/08/2017]

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[VIDEO]
New event Pride Night at Antwerp Pride
[09/08/2017]

Antwerp Pride Night is a brand new initiative by some of Antwerp's leading openminded parties: Pride Nighton on saterday Antwerp Pride.

Also rainbow zebra crossings in Antwerp to Suikerrui and Minderbroedersrui
[07/08/2017]

Antwerp also receives Antwerp Pride rainbow walkways. The two locations are the junction of the Suikerrui with the Ernest Van Dijckkaai and at the intersection of Lange Koepoortstraat with the Minderbroedersrui and St. Paul's Square.

[VIDEO]
10 years Antwerp Pride 2017 Anniversary edition
[05/07/2017]

Ten years Antwerp Pride, ten years 'love united'. The history of these 10 years and the Anniversary edition.

Jaimie Deblieck is Mister Gay Belgium 2017.
[28/05/2017]

In the final gala of Mister Gay Belgium on Sunday, May 27, 2017 in Theater Elckerlyc in Antwerp, 18-year-old Jaimie Deblieck from Roeselare (B) chose as Mister Gay Belgium 2017.

[VIDEO]
More then 90000 visitors on the 22th Belgian Pride
[17/05/2017]

90000 visitors on the 22th Belgian Pride 2017 parade on may,6 . Big sunsine in the afternoon , and lot of music and people all over the country.

[VIDEO]
Leather and F*tish pride Belgium
[24/11/2016]

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Kriss from Brussels is Mr Bear Belgium 2016
[08/10/2016]

For the sixth consecutive year, visit.brussels had welcome Bears from all over Europe on 6 to 9 October 2016. This gay event (previously known as “Bear Weekend”) has taken place for the first time as “BELGIUM BEAR PRIDE” in 2014.

[VIDEO]
Documentary Film and The Cruise 2017 dates
[05/10/2016]

The Cruise (La Demence) are veru happy to announce that the Cruise dates will be on sail from Monday 18th of September to Monday 25th of September 2017.

[VIDEO]
90,000 visitors to the Antwerp Pride Parade
[13/08/2016]

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[VIDEO]
Raf Van Puymbroeck (22) from Belgium has become Mister Gay Europe 2016
[08/08/2016]

Raf Van Puymbroeck (22) from Belgium has become in the Norwegian village Oppdal Mister Gay Europe 2016. Joni George Valdares (28) from England and Danni Arndt Sigen (29) from Denmark are 2nd and 3th.

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Netherlands

Bear - Necessity celebrates 10th Anniversary
[11/01/2018]

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Raymond is Mister Leather Europe 2017
[29/10/2017]

Raymond is Mister Leather Europe 2017. Hij kreeg de Shag van de vorige Mr Leather Europe 2016 na een schitterende euroshow en met felicitaties van het publiek.

[VIDEO]
Evert Leerson is Mister Leather Netherlands 2018
[28/10/2017]

Evert Leerson is 1ste Mister Leather Netherlands 2018 . Evert got the title of the five-piece jury and the audience.

[VIDEO]
Canal Parade Pride Amsterdam
[05/08/2017]

The Canal Parade has started . The best free festival of the year! The Canal Parade starts at 13.00hrs at the Oosterdok port

[VIDEO]
Amsterdam Pride 2017 started
[27/07/2017]

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Gaybars may open late hours at Gaypride Amsterdam
[06/07/2017]

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Marcel van Doorn is Mister Bear Netherlands 2017
[08/03/2017]

Marcel van Doorn is the proud Mister Bear Netherlands 2017. He is 44, lives in Amsterdam and Paris and works in the fashion world.

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