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Win a free ticket to the Pinkster Tennis Tournament 2017

On 2-5th June 2017 hundreds of LGBT tennis players will gather in beautiful Amsterdam for the Pinkster Tournament – a long weekend of tennis matches, great food, social events and an opportunity to make lots of new tennis friends.
And, as it’s the 25th edition, they’re going to be putting on a HUGE party to celebrate – the biggest ever in the history of the tournament.
No mistake, if you’re a tennis player, Pinkster Tournament is THE place to be on 2-5 June 2017.  


And here’s the best part – you can play at the tournament for free. Yes, totally gratis.
It’s simple. All […]

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 @ 17:03|Categories: 2017, Members, News, Sport|0 Comments
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Welcome MUST to the EGLSF!

Sunny and Sporty: Marseille has it all in 2017

The year 2017 will be an exceptional one for the city of Marseille. This beautiful, city in the southern coast of France is not only the second largest – and the sunniest – city of the country, but in addition it has been chosen as the European Capital of Sport for 2017 (#MPSPORT2017). Therefore, if you are looking for a destination where you can sunbathe and assist or participate at sport events, look no further.

Another aspect making Marseille an awesome city is Marseille United – Sport pour Tous (MUST), one of the […]

Monday, March 13th, 2017 @ 16:24|Categories: 2017, Members, News|0 Comments
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EU Sports Forum 2017

The EGLSF was represented at the 2017 EU Sports Forum, which was held in St Julian’s, Malta on the 8th 9th March. The EU Sports Forum is a gathering of EU sport stakeholders that is organized by the European Commission every year. Over the two very windy days in Malta, there were interesting exchanges and debates on a number of pertinent topics for sport. These discussions were more relevant as the second EU Work Plan for Sport will be closing shortly.

The time was used to take stock and evaluate, adjust and progress in defending the integrity if sport, promoting sporting […]

Monday, March 13th, 2017 @ 16:13|Categories: 2017, News, Projects, Sport|0 Comments

The 2017 EGLSF Board


For Immediate Release

Contact: John Ryan

EGLSF General Secretary:


The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation announce the appointment of the new board.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (13 MARCH 2017) – On Sunday 07 March, the Annual General Assembly voted for the following positions for the board of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation, female co-president and treasurer.

The new board of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation now consists of the following six board members (three male and three female):


Paul Brummit, male co-president, Pan Idræt
Annette Wachter, female co-president, SC Janus
John Ryan, general secretary, Nat Utrecht
Edgar Castillo Aguilera, treasurer, Smashing Pink
Sarah Townsend, […]

Monday, March 13th, 2017 @ 15:19|Categories: 2017, Press Release|0 Comments
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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 his time, and to welcome him to the EGLSF as our newest member!
“There isn’t any one moment that stands out in my mind as the moment I realised I would need to live in the closet if I wanted my motorsport career to go anywhere; it was just a general feeling I got. There were enough gay jokes and homophobic slurs to go around, and I felt like if I […]

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