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

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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

  • support the founding of new LGBTIQ groups
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EGLSF launch first ever Euro Pride House for the UEFA Women’s Euro, Utrecht 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 @ 14:58|0 Comments

Sunday 16th July, saw the historic moment when the EGLSF organised the first ever Euro Pride House for a women’s European football championships. This project initiative is under the “Erasmus+ […]

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EGLSF Attend ENGSO EU Seminar

Monday, June 12th, 2017 @ 16:42|Comments Off on EGLSF Attend ENGSO EU Seminar

In 2015, the EGLSF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO), the objective of which is to strengthen the partnership between the two organizations, and work […]

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EGLSF Member, Danny Watts, to speak at #CALLITOUT

Friday, June 9th, 2017 @ 17:55|Comments Off on EGLSF Member, Danny Watts, to speak at #CALLITOUT

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Join us from 10am till 3pm on 24th June at the National Football Museum Manchester for a programme of speakers and workshops marking the rise of the LGBTQ fan movement.

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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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Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:43|Comments Off on Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing

Copenhagen, May 3rd, 2017

EGLSF project partners from the Erasmus+ “Heroes of Football” project, will give a presentation to the Danish Parliament during a hearing arranged by the Cultural and Gender […]

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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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all-day Love Cup Szczecin 2017
Love Cup Szczecin 2017
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
LOVE CUP SZCZECIN is organized under the auspices of GLTA, and Diversity Institute Foundation. It supports and promotes events related to the concept of diversity. We are going to host players from different countries in Europe. We want to promote the tournament and the city from the best site, including friendly atmosphere, a beautiful venue, hospitality and professional organization. Our motto is to care for the highest quality.
all-day Queergames
Queergames
Aug 25 all-day
International Floorball Tournement 2017 Don’t miss it – save the date. Friday August 25th 2017 – during the Pride Ouest 2017 Bern the GSLBe Floorball Team invites you to the QueergamesBern Floorball Tournement. Programme: – Meet’n’Greet, THU Aug 24st 2017 – Tournament and dinner, FRI Aug 25th 2017 – Pride-Ouest-Berne, SAT Aug 26st 2017
all-day Vienna Beach Trophy 2017
Vienna Beach Trophy 2017
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
One of Europe’s largest LGBTIQ beachvolleyball events will take place from 25 to 27 August 2017 in Vienna. Matches on 26 August. A team is two persons. Levels: Men A, B+, B-, C; Women B Hurry up, register now and benefit from reduced early registration fees (til 25 June)!
Sep
1
Fri
all-day 9th Barbie & Ken Cup
9th Barbie & Ken Cup
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day
SSL Vorspiel Berlin are organizing the 9th Barbie & Ken Cup, a volleyball Tournament for Level C and B+/B-. Friday (Check-In), Saturday (Tournament, Party) and Sunday (Brunch)  
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7
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all-day 14th International Gay/Lesbian B...
14th International Gay/Lesbian B...
Sep 7 – Sep 10 all-day
14th International Gay/Lesbian Badminton Tournament – Hamburg 2017 @ Hamburg | Hamburg | Germany
14th International Gay/Lesbian Badminton Tournament – Hamburg 2017 Save the date: for the 14th time from 7th to 10th September 2017 our international gay/lesbian Badminton tournament takes place in Hamburg. We are looking forward to welcoming many participants & guests from Germany and abroad in the year of the 25th anniversary of our badminton department! We will announce further information on the program, disciplines and registration (starts on 1st March 2017, 00:00 CET) in the coming months on the tournament-homepage, on our website and on Facebook. Thank you for your attention!
Sep
8
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all-day Brussels Games 2017
Brussels Games 2017
Sep 8 – Sep 10 all-day
Dear sports friends, From 8 to 10 September 2017, Brussels Gay Sports (BGS) will be hosting its annual weekend of Fun & Fair Play in the capital of Europe. So why not come and join us in for some exciting sports tournaments or work out in our different Taster Workshops. All levels welcome. And of course, not to be missed, our famous Brussels Games Party will take place this year on […]
Sep
9
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all-day CSD Benefiz Badminton-Turnier
CSD Benefiz Badminton-Turnier
Sep 9 all-day
CSD Benefiz Badminton-Turnier @ Giessen | Hesse | Germany
A tournament for everyone – this is the motto of this year’s charity tournament of SV Regenbogen Giessen. If you enjoy playing badminton, you are invited to the tournament. We will play in mixed double across all player strengths and age groups – men and women alike. The tournament will take place on Saturday, 09.09.2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. clock in the gym hall of the Liebigschule. Afterwards, there will be an award ceremony where the winners will be duly celebrated. The proceeds of the charity tournament goes to the CSD Giessen, which is committed to diversity and[...]
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all-day Panteresports Multi-sports event
Panteresports Multi-sports event
Sep 15 – Sep 17 all-day
    Panteresports is a Multi-sports event in Barcelona – for 3 days in September you will be able to enjoy a little bit more of summer practicing sports and enjoying your spare with more people like you.   
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all-day BANG: Budapest All Nations Games
BANG: Budapest All Nations Games
Sep 22 – Sep 24 all-day
BANG: Badminton Tournament : 22-24  September Registration opens on 1 May, 2017

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