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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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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

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 1:05|Comments Off on Freedom Bike Ride 2016

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Alexandr Agapov

Russian LGBT Sport Federation

 

The Russian LGBT Sport Federation announces the start of the Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Vyborg, Russia, (24th July 2015) – During August 2015, […]

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Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 @ 13:57|Comments Off on Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris

EuroPrideHouse opened in the fanzone in Paris

Raising awareness on homophobia in football

Paris, 11. June 2016. One day after the opening of UEFA EURO 2016 the fight against homophobia was highlighted […]

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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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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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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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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[...]
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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.
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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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13:00 Pride Atletiek
Pride Atletiek
Jul 24 @ 13:00
Is it time to improve your personal bests? Or have you always wanted to try out Track and Field? Then you are invited to join us on July 24th for PRIDE Atletiek. DGLA (Dutch Gay & Lesbian Athletics) and Phanos are organizing a short Track & Field tournament, open to everybody, experienced and recrational athletes on July 24, 2016,  at 14.00h (the track is accesible at 13.00h) in the Olympic Stadion in Amsterdam. The events are: 100m sprint, long jump, shotput and 1500m. There is also a short all-around event, consisting of 100m, longjump and shotput. Costs: € 4 per event, €[...]
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all-day 8.Sportfestival 2016
8.Sportfestival 2016
Jul 29 – Jul 31 all-day
8.Sportfestival 2016 @ Munich | Bavaria | Germany
SAVE THE DATE July 29-31! – Team Munich Gay and Lesbian sports club invites you to your Sportfestival 2016 with Competitions and Workshops, special event: Kettlebell
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all-day 16. Seeüberquerung GaySport Zürich
16. Seeüberquerung GaySport Zürich
Jul 30 all-day
16. Seeüberquerung GaySport Zürich @ Zürisee, Zürich
16. Seeüberquerung GaySport Zürich / 16th Queer Crossing of Lake Zurich
all-day GAYSPORT LAKE CROSSING ZURICH
GAYSPORT LAKE CROSSING ZURICH
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GAYSPORT LAKE CROSSING ZURICH @ Zürich | Zurich | Switzerland
16. SEEÜBERQUERUNG GAYSPORT ZÜRICH / 16TH QUEER CROSSING OF THE LAKE ZURICH  
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all-day Chillli Tennis Open
Chillli Tennis Open
Aug 5 – Aug 7 all-day
Chillli Tennis Open @ Katowice | Silesian Voivodeship | Poland
We are happy to invite you to the 6th edition of Chillli Tennis Open, organized under GLTA, in Poland, Silesia region, Katowice. For more information: www.facebook.com/ChillliTennisOpenKatowice/ Please enjoy our video : vimeo.com/156311038

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