European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation

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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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fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments

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EuroGames 2020 Düsseldorf, Germany 

EuroGames 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark

EuroGames 2022 Nijmegen, Netherlands

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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Margaret Court controversy

Monday, January 27th, 2020 @ 21:12|0 Comments

EGLSF have followed the controversy surrounding the acknowledgement of Margaret Court’s tennis achievements. Successful sportspeople are role models and to have them vilify entire communities, as Margaret Court has done [...]

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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Jun
19
Fri
all-day 3rd Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
3rd Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day
3rd Rainbow Kuckucks Cup
18 holes golf tournament, evening event, get together at the evening ahead of the tournament. around 50 participants
all-day Team Munich SummerSportFestival ...
Team Munich SummerSportFestival ...
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day
Team Munich SummerSportFestival 2020
Team Munich is hosting the 10th edition of our SummerSportFestival from June 19th to June 21st. Programme: Friday, 19.6.2020 Registration and Meet & Greet Saturday, 20.6.2020 Tournament and Workshops – Party in the evening Sunday, 21.6.2020 Closing Brunch Sports: badminton, bridge, football women / men, handball, rugby, dancing (workshop), tennis, table tennis, volleyball, yoga (workshop) and swimming in cooperation with the @Isarhechte e.V. Munich We hope to see you in Munich!
Jul
11
Sat
all-day Pink Summer Sports
Pink Summer Sports
Jul 11 – Jul 12 all-day
Pink Summer Sports
We do it again! Gay Sport Nijmegen is organizing their 8th GSN Tournament on Saturday July 11th and Sunday 12th 2019. Come to Nijmegen (Holland) to join us for open water swimming, badminton, beach volleyball, running, cycling, football and maybe more… Like in earlier editions Nijmegen will guarantee another fantastic sports event. Play and party with friends. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Jul
17
Fri
all-day 9th Rainbow Ruhrpott
9th Rainbow Ruhrpott
Jul 17 – Jul 18 all-day
9th Rainbow Ruhrpott
18 holes golf tournament, evening event (dinner, award ceremony), get together at the evening ahead of the tournament
Jul
23
Thu
all-day PITCH BEACH 2020
PITCH BEACH 2020
Jul 23 – Jul 25 all-day
PITCH BEACH 2020
Pitch Beach is an International Tournament that takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, in July, and includes two competition days on a 4/5 day event along with other social activities (Sunset Party, Lunches, Dinners and Parties). The competitions are held in different locations: Pitch: Rugby, Volleyball, Football, Running, Tango and Swimming competitions in indoor facilities or grass courts. Beach: Rugby, Volleyball, Running and Football in the beach. Pitch Beach is hosted and organized by BJWHF Sports Club. For the last nine years, the participating teams enjoyed being in Lisbon and took part in Rugby, Volleyball, Swimming and Football tournaments which turned[...]
Aug
5
Wed
all-day EuroGames2020 Dusseldorf
EuroGames2020 Dusseldorf
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day
EuroGames2020 Dusseldorf
EUROGAMES  2020 DUSSELDORF Dusseldorf are happy and proud to host the 18th edition of the EuroGames in 2020 The biggest European LGBTQ+ sports event of 2020 will take place from 5th-9th August in the city of Dusseldorf, and offers you 5 days of sport, cultural events and festivities. Find out about the 30+ sport events, opening and closing ceremonies and parties, cultural events and more from the website: https://www.eurogames2020.de/en/ and via Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/eurogames2020/

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