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EGLSF Announce Black Friday Offer for World Out Games Miami!

Friday, November 25th, 2016 @ 8:11|0 Comments

EGLSF Black Friday Offer:

World Out Games Miami is reintroducing the early bird registration special. Receive ¢50 off registration TODAY ONLY. Use promo code BFDCPR at checkout!!!
Register by clicking the link […]

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The EGLSF condemn homophobic abuse aimed at Cristiano Ronaldo

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 @ 20:04|0 Comments

During a recent match against Atletico, the Real Madrid striker clashed heads with opposing team midfielder Koke after he reportedly hurled a homophobic slur towards him, for which both […]

Acknowledgment to Danish LGBTQ sports association: Nominated for Ministry of Culture’s sports award

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 18:37|0 Comments

Danish LGBTQ Sports Assoc. Pan Idraet has just been nominated for the Ministry of Culture’s annual sports award for their extraordinary efforts in the world of sports.

“We are incredibly excited […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 17th International LGBT Volleyba...
17th International LGBT Volleyba...
Jan 13 all-day
Welcome to the 17th international LGBT Volleyball tournament in Mannheim… happening on Saturday January 14th, 2017. 6 teams (current plan) will be playing in each level (B and C) for the medals and trophy. Who will take home the much desired golden Doll? Participant fee 19 € per person. (20 year anniversary special!), which includes participation as a player, catering during the tournament and overnight stay in a private home accomodation. Registration (already possible): via e-mail to stating your team name, level (B or C), number of team players (min. 6) and main contact person (team captain). Team registration will be confirmed[...]
all-day VIVA7 – Vienna Valentine 2017
VIVA7 – Vienna Valentine 2017
Feb 10 – Feb 12 all-day
Break ice. Break records! The seventh edition of the Vienna Valentine will take place February 10 – 12, 2017. Get your sport dress ready and join us in overcoming barriers, creating tolerance and breaking records. Win crystal medals in swimming or volleyball at Austria’s biggest LGBTQI sport event. 3 days with sport & heaps of fun for Queers & Friends. A total of 10 individual events and two relays are available in two swimming competition blocks in distances up to 200 meters. All national and international participants older than 19 as of December 31, 2017, and who belong to a[...]
all-day Raballder Cup 2017
Raballder Cup 2017
Feb 17 – Feb 19 all-day
The Raballder cup is taking place 17th – 19th of February 2017 in Oslo, Norway. The Raballder Cup is the largest annual gay sporting event in Scandinavia, and this year the sportevents will be floorball and volleyball. Mark this weekend in your calendar, and we promise you will have a great time! Play fair, play safe!
all-day Wild Wild South 2017
Wild Wild South 2017
Mar 17 – Mar 19 all-day
Welcome to our biennial Wild Wild South tournament! We will offer competitions in swimming, badminton, football, volleyball, shooting and squash, as well as workshops in dance, Pilates, meditation and climbing. As some cherries in the cake we’ll of course have a guided tour in and around the city, a tournament party, the traditional Sunday brunch and hosted housing. Registration will be open in October or November. You will find all necessary information about the tournament on our website and on Facebook (@wws.stuttgart). See you in Stuttgart in March 2017!
all-day TAG2017 – Tel Aviv Games
TAG2017 – Tel Aviv Games
Mar 29 – Apr 1 all-day
TAG2017 - Tel Aviv Games @ Tel Aviv-Yafo | Tel Aviv District | Israel
Tel Aviv LGBT Sports club is happy to invite you to the first ever LGBT Multi­sports event in Tel Aviv. Athletes from around the world will compete in the swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball halls and soccer field. And, of course, as night falls, enjoy the best bars, clubs, and late night celebrations. Join us for TEL AVIV GAMES – TAG2017, March 29th to april 1st 2017 March 2017 on the shores of beautiful Tel Aviv. For early registration and more information :
all-day RoMan Caput Mundi Volley Tournament
RoMan Caput Mundi Volley Tournament
Apr 28 – Apr 30 all-day
Roma torna indoor. Per il secondo anno consecutivo Roma e la RoMan ospiteranno il Caput Mundi, torneo di pallavolo dedicato al mondo LGBT e ai loro amici. La Capitale è pronta ad accogliere gli atleti provenienti da tutta Italia e Europa, il torneo si svolgerà dal 28 al 30 Aprile. Chi vuole, potrà quindi sfruttare la festa del I° Maggio (festa dei lavoratori) per godere ulteriormente delle bellezze di Roma e degli appuntamenti imperdibili che offre in quei giorni, come ad esempio il concerto di Piazza San Giovanni. Rome is back indoor! The city of Rome and RoMan Volley will[...]
all-day World OutGames Miami
World OutGames Miami
May 26 – Jun 4 all-day
World OutGames Miami @ Miami | Florida | United States
Join 15,000 participants and thousands of spectators in Miami for the World OutGames – May 26 to June 4, 2017!
all-day GSN PInksterren (Pink Stars) Tou...
GSN PInksterren (Pink Stars) Tou...
Jul 8 all-day
GSN PInksterren (Pink Stars) Tournament @ Nijmegen | Gelderland | Netherlands
Gay Sport Nijmegen is organizing their 6th GSN Pinksterren (Pink Stars) tournament on Saturday July 8th 2017. Come to Nijmegen (Holland) to join us for swimming, badminton or beachvolley. Like in earlier editions Nijmegen will guarantee another fantastic sports event. Play and party with friends. We are looking forward to meet you!
all-day LGBT International Powerlifting ...
LGBT International Powerlifting ...
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day
The first ever “LGBT International Powerlifting Championships” are happening 28th, 29th and 30th July 2017 in London. Up to 60 of the world’s strongest Lesbian, Gay, Bi Sexual and Trans athletes are expected to attend from all over the world in what promises to be a very special occasion. The championships will be hosted by Gay Games Powerlifters Chris Morgan and Dominic Patmore with the assistance of Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club in London. Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club was established in 1926 and is well known for its strong commitment to diversity within the communities it serves.

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