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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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One World Event Statement

Monday, April 4th, 2016 @ 15:48|0 Comments

The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation demands that the Federation of Gay Games and the Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association return to the negotiating table to plan One World Event […]

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Manchester United FC u17 Centre of Excellence player Emily Ramsey signs as youngest ever Patron of JUST A BALL GAME?

Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 13:31|0 Comments

For a number of years now Just A Ball Game? (JBG?) have been proud to build on an LGBT/ straight alliance and we are very excited to announce our youngest […]

QUEERING FOOTBALL

Friday, March 11th, 2016 @ 11:16|0 Comments

QUEERING FOOTBALL –
Tackling Homophobia and Promoting Anti-Discrimination around Major Sport Events
Since January 2016, The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation has been a partner in the project QUEERING FOOTBALL.

From January […]

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STOCKHOLM LAUNCHES GLOBAL #FLAMINGSTAR TWITTER CAMPAIGN

Saturday, June 27th, 2015 @ 19:16|0 Comments

EuroGames Stockholm launched the #FlamingStar – a digital activation on Twitter (the world’s most open and democratic media). By carrying the exclusive #FlamingStar on your Twitter account for 15 minutes, […]

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EUROGAMES STOCKHOLM 2015 PRESENTS THE POLITICAL PROGRAMME

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 @ 22:27|0 Comments

EuroGames Stockholm 2015 can now present parts of the political programme that will be held at Kulturhuset in Stockholm between August 6th to 8 in 2015. The programme includes fifteen […]

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Venuepoint new official Ticket Partner to EuroGames Stockholm 2015

Friday, April 17th, 2015 @ 15:49|0 Comments

Venuepoint becomes Official Ticket Partner to EuroGames Stockholm 2015 – the largest pro lgbtq sport, cultural and political event of 2015. During EuroGames Stockholm 2015 participants, visitors and spectators can […]

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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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Inspirational documentary Out to Win at BFI Film Festival

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 @ 18:11|0 Comments

Out To Win
Inspirational documentary charting the history of homosexuality in competitive sport, with interviewees including Martina Navratilova and Jason Collins.

In the competitive world of professional sports, homosexuality continues to be […]

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Jun
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all-day 2. Hamburg Queer Cup 2016
2. Hamburg Queer Cup 2016
Jun 3 – Jun 5 all-day
2. Hamburg Queer Cup 2016 @ Hamburg | Hamburg | Germany
Michel, Elbe, Alster, Hafen und Schwimmen – Genau: auf nach Hamburg! Die Jungs un Deerns von Startschuss Schwimmen laden ein zum 2. HAMBURG QUEER CUP vom 03.-05. Juni 2016. Internationaler Wettkampf, Party, Brunch, viel Spaß und nette Begegnungen warten auf Euch. Alle Infos und die Anmeldung gibt es hier: www.hamburg-queer-cup.de . Auch unseren Flyer findet Ihr hier zum Download. Auf unserem Facebook-Profil (www.facebook.com/schwimmen-startschuss) halten wir Euch auf dem Laufenden. Wir freuen uns auf Euch! Weitersagen…! ;-) ________________________________________________________ Ahoi! Ahoi! More bridges than Venice. The Alster Lake in the middle of the city. The Elbe river flowing to the North Sea:[...]
Jun
10
Fri
all-day Camppink Beach Volleyball Tourna...
Camppink Beach Volleyball Tourna...
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day
Camppink Beach Volleyball Tournament @ The Hague | South Holland | Netherlands
This year’s Camppink will be from 10 to the 12th of June, in The Hague combined with the Rainbow Festival. The tournament will be at the beach Kijkduin near beachclub Suiderstrand . Competition is possible at all levels 2×2, 3×3 or 4×4. Registration welcome is on Friday evening. Lunch, BBQ and the RAINBOW FESTIVAL party on Saturday are included. The RAINBOW FESTIVAL is in the city centre, with music drinks and live performances. The weekend will be finished with a optional relaxed brunch on Sunday.
Jun
16
Thu
all-day TIGRE 2016 – INTERNATIONAL LBGT ...
TIGRE 2016 – INTERNATIONAL LBGT ...
Jun 16 – Jun 21 all-day
TIGRE 2016 – INTERNATIONAL LBGT SPORT TOURNAMENT IN RENNES @ GLS RENNES
From the 16th to the 21th of June 2016, Gay and Lesbian Sports in Rennes (GLS Rennes) organizes a convivial and sportive weekend in the Brittany’s capital (France) : the TIGRE (Tournoi International Gay et lesbien de Rennes). The program for this 7th edition : badminton, volley-ball and, urban trek and table tennis. Whatever your level is, come and participate! Multisports Badminton Outdoor Activities Table Tennis Volleyball
Jun
17
Fri
all-day Camppink Beach Volleyball Tourna...
Camppink Beach Volleyball Tourna...
Jun 17 – Jun 19 all-day
The anual beach volleyball tournament Camppink from Roze Blok Delft will be on june 18, during the Rainbow Festival in The Hague. The tournament is on the beach of The Hague for all playing levels, with a beach bbq. The reception on friday and party on saturday will be at the Rainbow Festival in the city centre of The Hague. More information on the program, registration and hosting will soon be available on our website.
Jun
24
Fri
14:09 PRIDE GAMES – JUEGOS DEL ORGULLO
PRIDE GAMES – JUEGOS DEL ORGULLO
Jun 24 @ 14:09 – Jun 26 @ 15:09
PRIDE GAMES - JUEGOS DEL ORGULLO @ Madrid | Community of Madrid | Spain
Enjoy in Madrid with our Pride Games the previous week to Madrid Gay Pride. We’ll have Basket, football, volleyball, beach volley, swimming, running, urban treking, paddle and much more in a fantastic tournament. We are waitting for you!! Ven a Madrid y disfruta de unos Juegos del Orgullo justo antes del MADO Madrid Orgullo con diferentes deportes, turismo y una ruta de tapas típica del Rastro Madrileño de los domingos. Contamos contigo!! Twitter @gmadridsports #JdO16
Jun
29
Wed
all-day EuroGames 2016
EuroGames 2016
Jun 29 – Jul 2 all-day
EuroGames 2016 @ Helsinki | Uusimaa | Finland
The EuroGames 2016 event in Helsinki and it’s neighbouring cities of Vantaa and Espoo will be held from 29th of June to 2nd of July 2016. The organizing sport club is HOT Helsinki. The sport club has already made several contracts with the professional sport clubs and other partners to make event as successful as possible. Also major part of the sports venues have been booked already. HOT Helsinki welcomes all european sport clubs and individual sportsmen and women to participate in the northern most EuroGames so far. We offer you most professional sport events as well as interesting and[...]
Jul
8
Fri
all-day Prague Friendly Tennis Open 2016
Prague Friendly Tennis Open 2016
Jul 8 – Jul 10 all-day
We invite you for the 8th GLTA World Tour tournament in Czech republic – Prague Friendly Tennis Open 2016, which will take place from 8th to 10th July 2016. Registration starts on 18th March 2016. The tournament is open to men (age limit: 18 – 70) in levels: Open, A, B, C and D. It is played on red clay courts.
Jul
15
Fri
all-day 15th Vorspiel squash tournament
15th Vorspiel squash tournament
Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day
After 4 years Berlin Vorspiel squash group is organizing again a squash tournament. It is our 15th tournament, celebrating 30 years of our sports club. The event is organized on Saturday 16 july 2016 during the weekend of the Berlin Lesbian and Gay City Festival.
all-day 15th Vorspiel squash tournament
15th Vorspiel squash tournament
Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day
After 4 years Berlin Vorspiel squash group is organizing again a squash tournament. It is our 15th tournament, celebrating 30 years of our sports club. The event is organized on Saturday 16 july 2016 during the weekend of the Berlin Lesbian and Gay City Festival.

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