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FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion: Moving from words to action

ZURICH, March 7, 2017 – How does one transform indisputably beautiful words like “equality” and “diversity” into concrete actions that make a difference? This years’ FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion set the stage for the many potential answers to this question and displayed just how complex the process is – both within football and in other areas of society.

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EGLSF was represented at the 3rd FIFA Annual Conference on Equality & Inclusion to provide a platform for open and honest debate about how to improve the support for women’s football and women in […]

Monday, April 3rd, 2017 @ 21:21|Categories: 2017, Football, News|0 Comments
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Meet the Treasurer!

1. When were you first introduced to tennis?

It was when I was 8 years old. I come from a tennis family, my father still plays tennis and my brother has his own tennis academy in Texas.

2. Why is the EGLSF important to you and Smashing Pink?

The EGSLF is important to me because I feel that being part of the federation I am contributing in making a difference in the sport world when it comes to LGBT players.

Through the EGLSF, Smashing pink can promote their activities to the rest of Europe.The network of 115 member organisations really means a lot to […]

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 @ 10:51|Categories: 2017, News|0 Comments
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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.
 
How?
 
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