European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation

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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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support the founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes

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fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments

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EuroGames

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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The EGLSF welcomes Danny Watts as our newest member.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 @ 18:30|Comments Off on The EGLSF welcomes Danny Watts as our newest member.

The EGLSF recently caught up with Danny Watts, who told us in his own words the struggles he faced dealing with his sexuality. We would like to thank Danny for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Next Events

Mar
17
Fri
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!
Mar
24
Fri
all-day Swiming Camp in Lloret de Mar – ...
Swiming Camp in Lloret de Mar – ...
Mar 24 – Mar 26 all-day
Swiming Camp in Lloret de Mar - Catalonia @ Lloret de Mar | Catalunya | Spain
Panteres Grogues organizes, once again, a swimming camp in Lloret de Mar for all European LGBT swimming clubs, and open to everybody. With the support of the Asociación Deportiva Ibérica. Programme: https://goo.gl/pH3xHC 4 swimming trainings (6,5h) and pilates (1h). fun, friendship and much more.
Mar
29
Wed
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 : teamtlv@gmail.com
Apr
7
Fri
all-day DÜSSSEL-CUP
DÜSSSEL-CUP
Apr 7 – Apr 9 all-day
After a first great decade with you we are now announcing the 11th DÜSSEL-CUP! We are adding TENNIS and HIP-HOP dance to our multisport event in the state capital Düsseldorf. Also, we will continue with a dinner just before the party starts. Just have a look at our new webside, starting Dec, 1st 2016! SEE YOU AGAIN IN DÜSSELDORF  
Apr
21
Fri
all-day RoMan Caput Mundi Volleyball Tou...
RoMan Caput Mundi Volleyball Tou...
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day
RoMan Caput Mundi Volleyball Tournament @ Rome | Lazio | Italy
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 21 al 23 Aprile. Il torneo è suddiviso in 4 competizioni: A, B+, B-, C. Rome is back indoor! The city of Rome and RoMan Volley will host the “Caput Mundi” tournament for the second year in a row. “Caput Mundi” is a volleyball tournament dedicated to the LGBT community and friends. Rome is[...]
Apr
28
Fri
all-day Prague Rainbow Spring 2017
Prague Rainbow Spring 2017
Apr 28 – May 1 all-day
Prague Rainbow Spring 2017 @ Prague | Czechia
Already for the eighteenth time we invite LGBT athletes from all over Europe to Prague. Every year we make new friends, every year we can’t wait to see you. Prague Rainbow Spring is an international sports tournament for LGBT athletes, their friends, colleagues and supporters. Also this time we expect more than 500 participants from many countries to compete in different sports
Apr
29
Sat
all-day Badminton Fun Tournament Basel
Badminton Fun Tournament Basel
Apr 29 all-day
Badminton Fun Tournament Basel @ Basel | Basel-Stadt | Switzerland
The Badminton Group of Lesbian & Gay Sport Regio Basel invites you to the annual tournament and is very happy to welcome you on 29th of April 2017. The tournament is played in Swiss ladder system which guarantees a maximum of challenging matches for everyone. We will hand out many prizes and a lottery for a badmintongoodie from Flypower will be held. Like every year, you are invited to join our dinner for a convival conclusion of the day. Register at www.queerbadminton.ch See you soon, we are looking forward to you! —– Die Badmintongruppe von Lesbian & Gay Sport Regio Basel lädt ein zum Plauschturnier![...]
May
5
Fri
all-day Coady Roundball Classic LGBT Nat...
Coady Roundball Classic LGBT Nat...
May 5 – May 7 all-day
Coady Roundball Classic LGBT National Championships #27 @ Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
Philadelphia will host the 27th Coady Roundball Classic LGBT Basketball Championships. Teams from across the US, and the world are welcome to come and compete in this 7 Division event. Come out and play against some of the best LGBT basketball competition in the world.
May
19
Fri
all-day Malmö Gay Volleyball Tournament
Malmö Gay Volleyball Tournament
May 19 – May 20 all-day
Malmö Gay Volleyball Tournament @ Malmö | Skåne County | Sweden
For the 5th year in a row Malmö Gay Volleyball tournament will take place in May. MGVT is the international yet intimate tournament with only one level and eight teams. This year we have new venues for the games and the dinner, and a lower registration fee, but the rest of the arrangement is pretty much the same as previous years. Now, be quick to register, we only have room for eight teams! For information see the Facebook event or the club homepage, www.devilants.se. See you in Malmö!

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