Paris 2018, is soon!


Press release : Paris – July 9, 2018

Paris 2018, is soon!

Accreditation et press conference

Since 2013, the Paris 2018 association, the Gay Games Federation, the Mayor of Paris followed by the Ministries of Sports and Culture, of the Region Ile-de-France, and important institutions for equality, the  LGBT associations of Sport, the LGBT associations ; and many sponsors, are preparing the Gay Games 10.

These games of inclusion will bring together 10,000 participants, coming from all over the world sharing the same values of inclusion, diversity and of tolerance. The recent acts of homophobia show that it is necessary to  remind everyone that discrimination can not be part of our routine life.

At D-26 of the Opening Ceremony, you still have a few days to support Paris 2018, to make this event even greater, to follow the performances of the athletes and to assist the conferences, to discover new artists ; but most important, to celebrate the diversity all united during 9 days..

Request your Press Accreditation !

End date 10 July à 23:59 (CEST)
On the 31st of July we will organise the last press conference before the opening ceremony ; if you wish to be part of this, send us an email at – we will then send you the invitation afterwards.


From the 4 to 12 August 2018 the 10th edition of the Gay Games will be held in Paris. Created in 1982 and organised every 4 years, the Gay Games are the biggest sport and cultural event open to all over 18 years old without distinction of gender or sexual orientation, or race, or handicap, and also without any selection. The next Gay Games will bring together more than 10 000 participants and 300 000 spectators around 3 principles : Participation, Inclusion and Transcendency, all of this in 36 sports, 14 cultural events, many conferences and festivities.
Thomas Mareau, Responsable presse de Paris 2018,