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stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation

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exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments

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liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out

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support the founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes

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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 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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EGLSF successful in European Commission bid

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 @ 10:35|0 Comments

The European Commission published the results of the 2018 Call for proposals "Exchanges and mobility in sport". We are extremely pleased to announce that EGLSF is one of the 7 [...]

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May
24
Fri
all-day ONGZ 2019
ONGZ 2019
May 24 – May 26 all-day
ONGZ 2019
Open Dutch Gay Championship. This is an open Championship for gay and straight, for Dutch and from somewhere else. It’s a Championship for teams, but also for individual swimmers. And of course it’s for fun
all-day Volup Summer Cup 2019
Volup Summer Cup 2019
May 24 – May 26 all-day
Volup Summer Cup 2019
Volup Warsaw is proud to invite you to Volup Summer Cup 2019, the 11th edition of the international LGBT volleyball tournament! Register your team today and enjoy the discount for early birds. For 30€ only you will get a chance to take part in the competition of the highest quality. Meals, gifts and entrance for the party after the tournament are included! Attention! The participation fee will rise up to 40€ since March 1st. Volup Summer Cup schedule: May 24, 7 pm Registration party May 25, 9 am – 6pm Volleyball tournament May 25, 10 pm Official after party May[...]
May
25
Sat
all-day Warminia Jubilee Tournament
Warminia Jubilee Tournament
May 25 all-day
Warminia Jubilee Tournament
25 years of gay and lesbian sport in our lovely city Bielefeld are a fantastic reason to celebrate! We will do it with a badminton and volleyball jubilee-tournament and invite all our friends of the LGBT*-sports-community in whole Germany, Europe and all over the world. The tournament takes place on 25th of May 2019 at the gyms of “Martin-Niemöller-Gesamtschule” (address: Apfelstraße 210) in our lovely city of Bielefeld. During the tournament there will be free catering by sportler buffet. Both sport competitions will be held at the same gym-areal, which will allow the athletes and spectators a lot of variety[...]
Jun
7
Fri
all-day 19th International Wrestling Cam...
19th International Wrestling Cam...
Jun 7 – Jun 10 all-day
19th International Wrestling Camp Berlin @ Berlin | Berlin | Germany
Join our 19th International Wrestling Camp Berlin from June 7 to 10, 2019. Jam-packed with four days of training, workshops, fitness, workouts, fun, laughs, bbq, camaraderie, party, friendship, and more…much more! We will have at least 6 wrestling training sessions for wrestlers with different skill levels (beginners, intermediates, advanced), supplementary wrestling worksophs and at least 2 grappling workshops. All training sessions will be led by experienced international coaches. The venue provides modern sports facilities, good accomodations with double bedrooms with shower and WC, a large indoor swimming pool, sauna, bowling alley, outdoor sports facilities, a beautiful lake for swimming and[...]
all-day PARIS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (...
PARIS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (...
Jun 7 – Jun 10 all-day
PARIS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (TIP) @ Paris | Île-de-France | France
The Paris International Tournament (TIP) was created in 2004. It’s a multisport tournament open to everyone and promoting the practice of sport without any kind of discriminations. The TIP federates several tournaments, demonstrations and events organized in Paris by a team of volunteers from the Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (FSGL) and its member associations and clubs. Every year the TIP gathers more than 2,300 athletes from all around the world, taking part in about 30 disciplines in a spirit of tolerance and friendship. On competition and around, this tournament participates in the struggle against discriminations (sexual orientation, gender identity,[...]
all-day Pinkster Tournament 2019
Pinkster Tournament 2019
Jun 7 – Jun 10 all-day
Pinkster Tournament 2019
  From the 7th until the 10th of June the PinksterTournament will be played at the Smashing Pink courts (Amstelpark). Mix it up! That’s this years theme. We challenge everybody to compete in Europe’s largest and nicest GLTA tournament. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you are, where you come from or how do you look, but play tennis with each other! So come to Amsterdam at Pentacost for 4 days filled with tennis matches, a fantastic party, entertainment and meet lot’s of new and old friends. Plenty of information will follow in the coming weeks and months. Check[...]
Jun
8
Sat
all-day Ladies only beach volleyball tou...
Ladies only beach volleyball tou...
Jun 8 all-day
Ladies only beach volleyball tournament in Paris
Please feel very welcome to join the only-ladies Beach Volleyball tournament the 8th of june 2019, organized by association Contrepied during the International Tournament of Paris (TIP).  The competition will take place from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The price is 20 euros/girl, including breakfast & lunch. You will also find refreshment bar, very convivial environment, and nice prize to won at the end of the day!! Teams are 2 or 3 players, depending on your level.  To participate please read all information and register on the website event, here : http://paris-tournament.com/en/beach-volley-1/ or on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1246526905513185/ Registration before 19/05/2019. NB: if you[...]
Jun
14
Fri
all-day Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
Rainbow Kuckucks Cup | 14th/ 15th June 2019 18-hole tournament according to Stableford, hcp effective. Two packages available: “Paket A” (150,- EUR): practice round (Friday, 14-June-2019), tournament 15-June-2019, reception, dinner, award ceremony. “Paket B” (105,- EUR): tournament 15-June-2019, reception, dinner, award ceremony. A room contingent is reserved here: Hotel Federwerk, Museumstraße 1, 78112 St. Georgen. Tel.: 07724-8849100, www.federwerk.com, Email: hotel@federwerk.com Click here for PDF: Rainb_KuKuCu_2019_en

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