stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation
exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments
liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out
supportthe founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes
fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments
EuroGames Roma 2019
Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European gay sport event: EuroGames. Besides offering a high-quality sport event to the LGBTIQ sports community, EGLSF wishes to promote the following goals, also through the EuroGames:
fight against discrimination in sport regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ athletes
enable and support the coming out of LGBTIQ athletes
As part of the Football People movement, the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (#EGLSF) is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Fields of sport: empowering or oppressive spaces for minorities?” […]
LAT41 ° is the European LGTB masters and LGBT-friendly swimming tournament first launched by the A.S.D. Gruppo Pesce Roma and by Halegatos C.D. (Spain) in 2012. The tournament takes place in alternate years between Rome and Madrid thus taking the place of the previous “AquaRomae” and “Sungames” competitions organized by each respective group. Now in its sixth year, LAT41 ° is one of the most eagerly awaited LGBT swimming events in Southern Europe, as well as a great all-inclusive sports festival. We are Mediterranean and the spirit of where we live is manifested in what we do. In addition[...]
We from Active Company invite everyone to participate in the first edition of our new multi-sports tournament. The following sports are on offer: badminton, squash, swimming, tennis, volleyball and water polo. Our happening is flanked by a lot of fun social activities including dinners, party, brunch, guided city tour, gay choir concert … From 2 to 5 November 2017 we would like to welcome everyone in the beautiful, a-typical Antwerp to participate in a sporty and brilliant ;-) tournament.
Active Company, the gay sport club of Antwerp (Belgium), will organize from 2nd until 5th of November 2017 the BrilliANT Games, an international tournament as part of the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) circuit. GLTA is the official international tennis LGBT organization. The purpose of GLTA is to provide an open, safe, inclusive space and community that is committed to promoting and developing amateur tennis in the LGBT Community.
We are looking forward to the 6th year of the tournament in volleyball and floorball. This autumn in Bratislava will be hot again in Bratislava! For details please contact us via email or our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LotosoveKvety/.
GET READY FOR THE SMASH OF 2017 For the 27th time Netzo organizes the famous Sinterklaas tournament. In the 24-26 november weekend we will welcome all rainbow teams and supporters to play, compete, eat, drink and party at the beginning of the darker months. Get ready for the following program: Friday 24th evening: Welcome drinks at Prik’s Cocktail Bar: registration, meet up, catch up and live up! Saturday 25th day: The tournament at Sporthallen Zuid, where you will compete like there is no tomorrow with all levels ending in semi-finals and finals. Lunch featuring the famous Dutch Kroketten! (no worries,[...]
5th volleyball tournament in Moscow. There are 2 levels (B and C) for men and mixed teams and 1 level for women teams. Registration will be available soon. Moscow calling! To register for the event : click here
A GLTA sanctioned International Tennistournament in Kaarst, 20 kilometers west from Dusseldorf. Venue is the lovely TESPO Sportpark & Hotel, who has 12 Indoor Carpet Courts. We will play Singles & Doubles in categories Open, A, B, C and D. Matches will be the best of three sets with a match tie-break in the 3rd set. Singles consolation will be played in a proset to 8 games with a tie-break at 8:8 and no-ad scoring. www.facebook.com/GayGermanOpen Registration: http://glta.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=D7ED5A56-B0EF-4C06-864E-CEF6D77530E8
Rome is back indoor! The city of Rome and RoMan Volley will host the “Caput Mundi” tournament for the third year in a row. “Caput Mundi” is a volleyball tournament dedicated to the LGBT community and friends. Rome is ready to welcome athletes coming from all over Italy and Europe. The tournament will take place between 27-29 April 2017. Level A, B+, B-, C. You’ll can find here or on our website more informations as soon as possible. Roma torna indoor. Per il terzo anno consecutivo Roma e la RoMan ospiteranno il Caput Mundi, torneo di pallavolo dedicato al mondo[...]
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