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EPAS Paris Update

Meeting of  the Consultative Bureau of EPAS

On the 29th of March there was a meeting oft he Consultative Bureau (Board) of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) in Paris. EPAS is part of the Council of Europe and the EGLSF enjoys participatory status with the Council.

At this meeting the CC Bureau Members were informed about the accession of organisations to the Consultative Committee and which European sports organisation have to renew their membership.

At the moment EPAS runs the following joint projects:

ProS4+: a new follow up project on spectators violence in sport
PSS+: a new follow up project on […]

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 @ 19:06|Categories: 2017, Advocacy, EPAS|Comments Off on EPAS Paris Update

Edgar Goes East!

Hungary, April 12-16, 2017

Edgar, our treasurer, recently visited Budapest to meet with our Eastern European members to discuss with them how the EGLSF can give them support.

During the visit he met up with 3 members from Atlasz SC, and members from ILGA-Europe, who were on a financial training course. Daniel Waliduda, a former EGLSF board member, Istvan Manheim and Szalbolcs gave some constructive feedback on how, and what we could do for them.

Going forward, the board will meet in Amsterdam in 2 weeks time to discuss in detail the practical side of the support we can give our Eastern European […]

Monday, May 1st, 2017 @ 10:30|Categories: 2017, News|Comments Off on Edgar Goes East!

QSport Romania, Basketball in Bucharest!

Sunday, April 23rd, Q Sports Romania hosted a Basketball 3on3 Meet-up in Bucharest, Romania. The games were held at Sport Arena Bucharest a well-know facility for big 3on3 basketball tournaments in the country.

The meet-up consisted of a 3 hour event made up of a round robin competition with the top 2 teams (in terms of wins) playing against each other in a very tight final. In total we had 5 teams competing (15 players), with different backgrounds and ages. You can see pictures from the games here

Video of the big final here

And pictures taken after the tournament here

As tournament hosts […]

Monday, May 1st, 2017 @ 9:58|Categories: 2017, News|Comments Off on QSport Romania, Basketball in Bucharest!

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

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