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liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out

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EuroGames Roma 2019

Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European gay sport event: EuroGames. Besides offering a high-quality sport event to the LGBTIQ sports community, EGLSF wishes to promote the following goals, also through the EuroGames:

  • fight against discrimination in sport regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
  • stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ athletes

  • enable and support the coming out of LGBTIQ athletes

  • support the founding of new LGBTIQ groups
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EGLSF on CAS Ruling on Women Track Athletes

Monday, May 13th, 2019 @ 9:37|0 Comments

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling on women track athletes

Discrimination is necessary. This is what the CAS ruling has decided. To level the playing field in women’s athletics it [...]

EGLSF board’s statement on progress of Rome EuroGames

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 @ 18:30|2 Comments

On March 17th the EGLSF Assembly passed a motion asking Rome EuroGames organisers to review certain aspects of their organisation in line with EGSLF quality assurance processes. This [...]

EGLSF backing Nilla Fischer film for Strong Is… initiative

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 @ 14:45|0 Comments

In the run up to the Women's World Cup 2019 in France, the EGLSF is backing the launch of the UEFA Together WePlayStrong campaign, Strong Is… Nilla Fischer film. Strong Is ... is a [...]

EGLSF board’s statement on progress of Rome EuroGames

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 @ 18:30|2 Comments

On March 17th the EGLSF Assembly passed a motion asking Rome EuroGames organisers to review certain aspects of their organisation in line with EGSLF quality assurance processes. This [...]

EGLSF EuroGames – a strong future ahead

Monday, March 18th, 2019 @ 11:37|0 Comments

EGLSF is pleased to announce a strong future ahead for our annual European LGBTIQ multi-sport  tournament.

At the Annual General Assembly this year in Budapest, contracts were signed with Dusseldorf, Germany and [...]

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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|0 Comments

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that [...]

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EGLSF at Women’s World Cup Football Diversity House

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 @ 14:54|0 Comments

EGLSF hosted two events at the Diversity House in Paris – set up by the Fare network in Paris for the FIFA Women's World Cup.

The first of these events was [...]

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EGLSF EuroGames – a strong future ahead

Monday, March 18th, 2019 @ 11:37|0 Comments

EGLSF is pleased to announce a strong future ahead for our annual European LGBTIQ multi-sport  tournament.

At the Annual General Assembly this year in Budapest, contracts were signed with Dusseldorf, Germany and [...]

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EGLSF Annual General Assembly Budapest 2019

Monday, March 18th, 2019 @ 11:00|0 Comments

The EGLSF Annual General Assembly, which took place in  Budapest on 15th-17th March, voted in a new co-President - Hugh Torrance. We welcome him and look forward to working with him. [...]

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Jul
19
Fri
all-day EURO Handball Championship LGBTI...
EURO Handball Championship LGBTI...
Jul 19 – Jul 20 all-day
EURO Handball Championship LGBTIQ* 2019 Berlin
Dear handball fans, we will play handball in Berlin at the 19th (Friday) and 20th (Saturday) of July 2019. For both days the beginning in the morning will be around 10. The tournament is taking place during the PRIDE WEEK in Berlin. During the weekend of our tournament (20th/21st) the traditional “LGBTIQ-Motzstraßenfest” takes place. We’d love you to come to Berlin with numerous teams for a fantastic championship. Moreover we’re hoping that the competition also attracts enough female teams (minimum 5). Starting from now you can register for the tournament. The registration fee for the tournament is 85 € and[...]
Jul
25
Thu
all-day Pitch Beach 2019
Pitch Beach 2019
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Pitch Beach 2019 @ Lisbon | Lisbon | Portugal
Pitch Beach is an international competition that is held every year in Lisbon since 2010. On the first day we compete on the Pitch, and on the second day we compete on the Beach. Running competitions along with the well known Rugby, Volleyball, Swimming and Football competitions. Join us on this friendly competition, have fun in our social events, and discover why Lisbon is everyone’s favorite city.
Aug
2
Fri
all-day Amsterdam Tigers Basketball Tour...
Amsterdam Tigers Basketball Tour...
Aug 2 all-day
The Amsterdam Tigers will be holding their 10th Pride tournament on Friday, 2 August as part of the annual Amsterdam Pride. Aside from the basketball tournament, there will be Pride-related activities all week. From art exhibitions to film screenings and parties throughout the city. One of the highlights of the final weekend is the celebrated Canal Boat Pride, Saturday, 3 August.
all-day Chillli Tennis Open
Chillli Tennis Open
Aug 2 – Aug 4 all-day
Chillli Tennis Open
Dear friends :) We would like to invite you to be a part of the 8th edition of Chillli Tennis Open. Online registration is open from February 2019 ! The competition will take place on 2th August 2019 in Sport Park Budowlani at Aleja Sportowa 1 Park Śląski street in Katowice. This edition will consist of ten events: MS OPEN, MD OPEN, MS A, MD A, MS B, MD B, MS C, MD C, MS D, MD D. CTO SCHEDULE Tournament starts on FRIDAY 2th August and ends on SUNDAY 4h August. THURSDAY 1st August Registration day ( MEET &[...]
Aug
9
Fri
all-day Copenhagen Cup 2019
Copenhagen Cup 2019
Aug 9 – Aug 10 all-day
Copenhagen Cup 2019
Pan Badminton would like to invite you to Copenhagen Cup 2019, one of the highlight of this year and without a doubt the Copenhagenest of all the Cups out there.  This year the Copenhagen Cup takes place is – you guessed it – Copenhagen on August 9th and 10th with registrations August 8th and an ass-kicking brunch on August 11th. Just kidding. No donkeys will be harmed in the making of said brunch. So don’t miss out, come be part of this LGBT (the L is for Legendary … well, something else too, but also definitely Legendary) Badminton Tournament in[...]
Aug
23
Fri
all-day TiMM 2019
TiMM 2019
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day
TiMM 2019
TiMM (International tournament Montpellier Méditerranée) is a multi-sport LGBTQI+ event which takes place in Montpellier (south of France) with Badminton, Squash, Swimming, Volleyball, Women Football. It’s also a funny party on the saturday “ULtiMM” party and beach-volley on the sunday. Register now – follow us on facebook >> https://www.facebook.com/TIMMbyCdC/
Sep
6
Fri
all-day Barbie & Ken Cup
Barbie & Ken Cup
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Barbie & Ken Cup: that is the famous Volleyball-Event in Berlin. You can register your team for C, B-minus , or B-plus-Level. We are planning to have 20 teams in total. Depending on the level distribution of registered team, we possibly will split the teams in C, B-, and B+. We encourage B+ teams to participate!  Important notice: As we are very interested in applications from foreign teams, we reserve 2 places in each level for teams from abroad until March 31st 2019. In addition, we have an application restriction on Berlin teams: No more than 50% of the participating[...]
Sep
13
Fri
all-day Panteresports 2019
Panteresports 2019
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
Panteresports 2019
From September 13th to 15th 2019, Panteres Grogues organises Panteresports, an annual multisports event in Barcelona. For 3 days you will be able to enjoy a little bit more of summer practicing sports and enjoying your spare time with more people like you. Soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, beach volley and paddle tennis will be the main event sports.
Sep
21
Sat
all-day GLLAM 19
GLLAM 19
Sep 21 all-day
GLLAM 19
GLLAM is back for 2019, last time we had over 300 swimmers from 15 countries enter and this year looks to be bigger than ever before! Get ready for a weekend of swimming, socials and celebration of LGBT inclusivity in sport. Once again, the event will take place in the iconic London Aquatic Centre, home of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Competition Date – Saturday 21st September Venue – London Aquatic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Park, Stratford Course – 50m Events – 50s, 100s of all strokes, 200 + 400 Freestyle, 200 IM. 4×50 Freestyle Relay. There will also be a[...]

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