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stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation

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exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments

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liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out

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Did you attend a Euro Pride House?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:17|0 Comments

Have you ever attend a Pride House? Have you ever asked yourself what it is for? Before I went to France this summer, I could say ‘no’ on the first […]

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|0 Comments

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the […]

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EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 22:01|Comments Off on EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016

The EGLSF would like to congratulate our Honorary Member, Lou Englefield, on making it onto the Power List of 2016, celebrating the achievements of influential lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|0 Comments

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that […]

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|0 Comments

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the […]

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Inspirational Additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 @ 11:18|0 Comments

The EGLSF is proud to unveil 2 new additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition. Over the past number of months the federation has been looking for inspirational athletes to […]

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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|0 Comments

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that […]

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Field of tainted dreams

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 13:05|0 Comments

Homophobia is rife in Australian sport. Whether playing at the local park or representing their country, gay and lesbian athletes routinely hide their sexuality to avoid abuse while pursuing the […]

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Competition time: win tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final!

Monday, May 4th, 2015 @ 16:05|0 Comments

Fare is giving away a pair of tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League final.

The encounter will see the French side Paris Saint-Germain play 1.FFC Frankfurt at Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark, at 18.00 […]

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all-day London International Volleyball ...
London International Volleyball ...
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
London International Volleyball Extravaganza @ London | England | United Kingdom
London Spikers Volleyball Club (LSVC) invites you to the exciting Volleyball Tournament, LIVE – London International Volleyball Extravaganza. The Tournament takes place in London every year, organized by the London Spikers Volleyball Club (LSVC), with players joining from all over the world. Please come and join us, whether you want to play volleyball or simply watch a match. We wish you have much fun and a good time during the tournament in London smile emoticon You can contact : livetournament@londonspikers.org for further details or visit our website: www.londonspikers.org   Twitter: #londonspikers
Oct
1
Sat
all-day German Rainbow Open
German Rainbow Open
Oct 1 – Oct 3 all-day
German Rainbow Open @ WINSTONgolf | Vorbeck | Mecklenburg-Vorpommern | Germany
 The German-Rainbow-Open has become an established tournament in international gay golf sport. When 5 of our group of organizers gave birth to this event in 2005, our plan, to arrange a huge, international golf tournament on a championship course, played over 2 days, 18 holes each, was just a dream. Our vision was to create something like the EURO- or GAYgames, which easily encourage an international crowd of players to join this competition. And the idea to make it an event that attracts lesbians and gays at the same time to play golf and party together was then and still[...]
Oct
14
Fri
all-day BerlinSwim
BerlinSwim
Oct 14 – Oct 16 all-day
BerlinSwim @ Berlin | Berlin | Germany
In 2016 Vorspiel SSL Berlin turns thirty, and to mark our anniversary we’d like to invite you to our international Masters Swimming Competition BerlinSwim 2016. On October 15, 2016, you can “take your mark” in the SSE – the Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europasportpark, which was built for Berlin’s candidacy for the 2000 Summer Olympics and which regularly hosts national and international competitions. Come ready to swim your personal best in this world-class facility! Registration will open in Spring 2016 and a competition program will be provided. Stay tuned and follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/BerlinSwim2016), and/or subscribe to our newsletter[...]
Oct
15
Sat
all-day Antwerp AC International Badmint...
Antwerp AC International Badmint...
Oct 15 all-day
Antwerp AC International Badminton Tournament 2016 “Because we are not mainstream” We are proud to welcome you all here in the historic city of Antwerp for our International Badminton Tournament, due on 15 October 2016. After a successful try out in 2015 and many positive reactions we have decided to organize the tournament similar as last year, following the Swiss Ladder system. Because we are not Mainstream. The badminton tournament We only play doubles. Men / Women / Mixed. The system allows that everybody can subscribe. We prefer registrations with a partner but if you have none, we will try[...]
Oct
19
Wed
all-day LAT41
LAT41
Oct 19 – Oct 23 all-day
LAT41 @ Madrid | Community of Madrid | Spain
The next edition of LAT41, this year is located in Madrid, days 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd of October 2016. This tournament will be part of all sportive events of WorldPride Madrid 2017. This year golf is going to be our new sport, but we can’t forget swimming and diving.
Oct
29
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all-day 2016 OutPlay Squash – London Int...
2016 OutPlay Squash – London Int...
Oct 29 all-day
We are pleased to announce that registration is now ‘live’ for the 22nd OutPlay Open Squash Tournament, 2016 Due to take place on Saturday 29th October, this fun yet competitive tournament is geared to all standards of play and we look forward to welcoming everyone in October. Entry categories include, T, A, B, C & D. If you are unsure which category to enter please ask a member of the Committee. Entry is £36pp, including a minimum of three matches, a tournament t-shirt and lunch. Further information will be communicated in due course and will include details about the pre[...]
all-day So Bad (badminton)
So Bad (badminton)
Oct 29 – Oct 30 all-day
So Bad (badminton) @ Paris | Île-de-France | France
La deuxième édition du tournoi de badminton des Anneaux du Marais aura lieu du 29 au 30 Octobre 2016!!! L’équipe SO BAD vous attend nombreuses et nombreux!!! sobad@anneaux-du-marais.fr
10:00 Tournoi de badminton en double
Tournoi de badminton en double
Oct 29 @ 10:00 – 18:00
Tournoi de badminton en double @ Centre sportif d’Allenlüften | Bern | Switzerland
Ce tournoi est destiné aux gays et lesbiennes et à leurs amis, au delà des frontières linguistiques. Quoi? Tournoi de badminton en double (les joueurs/euses sans partenaire peuvent s’inscrire également, un/e partenaire leur sera attribué/e). Où? Centre sportif d’Allenlüften (grande salle moderne). Le petit village d’Allenlüften est situé à une dizaine de km à l’ouest de Berne, au-dessus de Mühleberg ( Google Maps). Le lieu étant à la campagne, nous vous recommandons de venir en voiture. Pour les personnes voyageant en train, un service de transport sera organisé depuis la gare de Berne (inscription nécessaire via le formulaire d’inscription). Type de[...]
Nov
4
Fri
all-day Jasinski Golden Gayte Classic
Jasinski Golden Gayte Classic
Nov 4 – Nov 6 all-day
Jasinski Golden Gayte Classic @ Oakland | California | United States
The National Gay Basketball Association invite you to play in the Jasinski Golden Gayte Classic basketball tournament November 2016. The Coady is the longest running LGBT basketball tournament. @ngbaus #GGC16 #jasinski

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