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The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

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 spirit of the EuroGames and tag it with the #SOEG16. The response was overwhelming with just under 500 entries, and over the past 2 weeks we have been busy deciding which photos really captured the essence of the EuroGames. And now we are happy to inform you that in 3rd place, and winning a €25 Helsinki Goodie Bag is

 

And the 2nd place winner of a €50 Helsinki Goodie [...]

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|Categories: 2016, EuroGames, News, Sport|Tags: |0 Comments

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, five members of the Russian LGBTIQ community launched a new project called the “Freedom Bike Ride”. This inaugural bike ride left Russia, and ended in the city of Stockholm during the 15th EuroGames.

Due to the overwhelming support from the Swedish and Finnish LGBTIQ communities, ensured that this event would take place annually. This year, the bike ride will make its way from the town of Vyborg (24th June), through Russia, [...]

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

Manchester United FC u17 Centre of Excellence player Emily Ramsey signs as youngest ever Patron of JUST A BALL GAME?

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 ever Patron and straight ally in Emily Ramsey.

At 15 years old Emily plays Goalkeeper for Manchester United u17 Centre of Excellence team and is also a current England u16 squad member after making her debut against Germany in November 2015 at St. George’s Park. Playing the game is not the only talent the young Lioness has, Emily also qualified in 2015 as a referee.

Emily had this to say about joining [...]

Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 13:31|Categories: 2016, 2016, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

2015 Football People Event Grants Launched

For the third consecutive year, the Fare Event Grants will boost national and international scale events and interventions during the Football People action weeks to address social inclusion and anti-discrimination within football.

A pool of €20,000 has been made available to fund events that will become the highlights of the two-week period in October and have the potential to generate a positive long-term impact.

The Event Grants scheme is open to all European formal and informal groups that have the capacity to organise interventions of this kind at national or international level.

The proposed events must be implemented during the Football People action [...]

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 @ 11:17|Categories: 2015, News, Sport|0 Comments