European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation


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


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


liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out



support the founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes



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

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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 [...]

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all-day Volup Summer Cup 2020
Volup Summer Cup 2020
Aug 27 – Aug 30 all-day
Volup Summer Cup 2020
Due to ongoing and uncertain situation with the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus, Volup Warsaw is unable to secure all the facilities and services in order to organize Volup Summer Cup 2020 tournament at the end of May 2020. Therefore the committee has decided to postpone the tournament to August 27-30, 2020. The 12th edition of Warsaw’s LGBTQ* volleyball tournament will be especially unique. Our ambition is to create first plastic-free sport event in the history of the club. Also, we will take you to the places of Warsaw’s gay scene which you have never explored before. Please visit our webiste[...]
all-day Brussels Games 2020
Brussels Games 2020
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Brussels Games 2020
Brussels Games 2020 is a sport tournament for LGBTQI people and their friends. We will propose tournaments of badminton, swimming and volleybal. A hike will be propose also on the Saturday. We will welcome you on Friday Sept 11th, tournament will take place on Saturday Sept 12th, followed by a party. And we will end the weekend with a brunch on Sunday Sept 13th, 2020. Come to Brussels for a weekend of sport, fair play and FUN. Registration will open in April 2020
all-day Panteresports LGBTI+ multisport ...
Panteresports LGBTI+ multisport ...
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day
Panteresports LGBTI+ multisport tournament
The 18th, 19th and 20th of September 2020 enjoy the fun of participating in the competitions of volleyball, beach volleyball, soccer, basketball, paddle, cycling, table tennis and swimming, as well as giving visibility to the LGBTI+ community and inclusive sports. Facebook: Instagram:  
all-day Copenhagen Halloween Tournament
Copenhagen Halloween Tournament
Oct 30 – Nov 1 all-day
Copenhagen Halloween Tournament
Welcome to the 3rd edition of Copenhagen Halloween Tournament, our LGBTQ+ volleyball tournament. Brief description: 1.Venue: Valby Hallen Copenhagen 2. Date: 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2020 3. Levels: (A, B+), (B-) and C 4. Price 550 dkk for player package: play, lunch, dinner, party 5. Price 350 dkk for supporter, lunch and dinner included 6. Net height: MIX 7. The teams can be mixed but there is not a special MIX group 8. Last registration day: 30 of September 2020. No refunding after this date. Note: If the registration form is not followed by the payment then you will[...]

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