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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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EGLSF Announces the Election of the New Board

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 @ 9:32|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Contact: John Ryan
EGLSF General Secretary: john.ryan@eglsf.info

The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation announces the election of the new board.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (10 MARCH 2016) […]

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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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May
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all-day VIII International LGBT Badminto...
VIII International LGBT Badminto...
May 4 – May 8 all-day
Here we go again! We invite you, for the VIII. international LGBT Badminton Tournament Berlin 2016. So if you have not registered yet, you can register via www.vorspiel-badminton.de/berlin2016. We are looking forward to your participation! Here are the most important pieces of information about the tournament: Ø Participation fee player: € 60 Ø Participation fee companion: € 30 Ø the farewell brunch is optional available for: € 15 If you already have a double / mixed partner, please enter your partner’s name and e-mail address during or after the registration process! If your partner is not yet registered, then he/she[...]
May
5
Thu
all-day Prague Rainbow Spring 2016
Prague Rainbow Spring 2016
May 5 – May 8 all-day
Prague Rainbow Spring 2016 @ Prague | Hlavní město Praha | Czech Republic
17th edition of Prague Rainbow Spring – An international sports tournament for LGBT athlets, their friends, colleagues and supporters. We expect more than 500 participants from many countries to compete in 8 different sports. Registration starts on 1st December 2015
May
13
Fri
all-day Pfingst Turnier
Pfingst Turnier
May 13 – May 15 all-day
The Saaleperlen will hold an international badminton tournament at 13 May – 16 May 2016 in Halle (Saale). We are more than happy to welcome you to our cosy tournament. Enjoy three days of sports and fun! We will offer single, double and mixed in C and B. Of course there will be hosted housing, a party, lunch buffet and brunch. Please show your interest and sign in the form, so you will be well informed about starting of registration and details about the tournament. We are looking forward to seeing you in Halle! :-)
all-day WrestlingCamp 2016
WrestlingCamp 2016
May 13 – May 16 all-day
As in the past years the Berlin Wrestling Club EINSTEIGER is organizing an international wrestling weekend in 2016. It will take place in a sports complex to the north of Berlin on the Pentecost weekend May 13 – 16, 2016. On these days we will offer six training sessions, free mat time (open mat) and enough space and opportunities for relaxing, meeting new people and having fun. The wrestling camp is suitable for all: beginners, intermediates and also for experienced wrestlers. We welcome gay, bi and straight men from all around the world.
May
20
Fri
all-day Delft ‘pink again’ badminton tou...
Delft ‘pink again’ badminton tou...
May 20 – May 22 all-day
International LGBT badminton tournament held in de beautiful and cosy city of Delft, the Netherlands. Singles, doubles and mixed doubles. More information will follow soon at our website: www.rozeblok.nl
Jun
3
Fri
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
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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
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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

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