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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 speaks at IDAHOT Forum 2018, Lisbon

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 @ 21:56|0 Comments

EGLSF accepted the Government of Portugal and ILGA Portugal’s invitation to speak on the Sports workshop panel for the IDAHOT Forum 2018, Lisbon on May 14th, 2018.

The central theme of […]

EGLSF attends the EU Sports Forum

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 @ 9:44|0 Comments

EGLSF took part in the EU Sport Forum 2018 in Sofia on 22-23 March. The Forum was themed “Sport in Europe, investing for future generations” and gathered 380 participants representing […]

Annual General Assembly Copenhagen 2018

Sunday, March 11th, 2018 @ 13:06|0 Comments

The Annual General Assembly, which took place in  Copenhagen on 3rd-4th March, voted in three new members to the EGLSF board – Erika Patrikainen, Istvan Manheim and David Hofstetter.

We welcome […]

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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 […]

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|0 Comments

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the […]

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Inspirational Additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 @ 11:18|0 Comments

The EGLSF is proud to unveil 2 new additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition. Over the past number of months the federation has been looking for inspirational athletes to […]

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EGLSF at VOICE final conference

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 @ 22:22|0 Comments

EGLSF was present at the final conference for the VOICE Erasmus+ Sport project this weekend in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. EGLSF has worked with other stakeholders in the academic and […]

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Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:43|Comments Off on Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing

Copenhagen, May 3rd, 2017

EGLSF project partners from the Erasmus+ “Heroes of Football” project, will give a presentation to the Danish Parliament during a hearing arranged by the Cultural and Gender […]

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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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all-day Volup Summer Cup 2018
Volup Summer Cup 2018
May 24 – May 27 all-day
Volup Summer Cup 2018 @ Warsaw | Masovian Voivodeship | Poland
It’s 10th LGBTQ volleyball tournament in Warsaw! Volup Warsaw is proud to invite everyone to the BIG 10th anniversary of the Volup Summer Cup tournament. Unique atmosphere, high level of competition, budget friendly events, brunch on a city beach and beautiful weather – all included. Enjoy this amazing time as much as we will hosting volleyball players from all around the Europe. Levels: A/B+, B, B- and C. Agenda May 24th – Bingo with Drag Queens May 25th – Registration May 25th – Tournament and after party May 26th – Brunch and city tour Don’t hesitate to register your team[...]
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all-day Hamburg Queer Cup
Hamburg Queer Cup
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day
Come to Hamburg and join the 3rd Hamburg Queer Cup – the biggest and brightest international Swim Event in Hamburg!
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Fri
all-day Munich Sport Festival
Munich Sport Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Munich Sport Festival @ Munich | Bavaria | Germany
Munich Sport festival – June 8-10, 2018 Munich welcomes you once again for the summer sport festival. Sports available are: Bowling, Bridge, Badminton, Table tennis, Volleyball, men’s soccer, Dance workshop and Tennis.  
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all-day Rainbow Badmintontournamnet
Rainbow Badmintontournamnet
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Rainbow Badmintontournamnet @ Delft | South Holland | Netherlands
  Badminton tournament in Delft on the 9th of June 2018. Competition starts at 10 am till 4 pm at multiple levels. The tournament includes lunch and has an optional buffet diner. It is organized in cooperation with the The Hague Rainbow Pride Festival that takes place in the bustling center of The Hague. Entrance to the parties of the festival on Saturday evening is also included! On Sunday the 10th of June you can join the optional Hangover Lunch, Boat Pride on the canals of The Hague and Closing Party. Participants under 27 have a reduction of 5 euro!
all-day Rainbow Beachvolleyball
Rainbow Beachvolleyball
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Rainbow Beachvolleyball @ The Hague | South Holland | Netherlands
Beachvolleyball tournament at the beach of Kijkduin in The Hague on the 9th of June 2018. Competition starts at 10 am till 5 pm at multiple levels. Tournament includes lunch and BBQ and will be organized in cooperation with the The Hague Rainbow Pride Festival that takes place in the bustling center of The Hague. Entrance to the parties of the festival on Saturday evening is also included! On Sunday the 10th of June you can join the optional Hangover Lunch, Boat Pride on the canals of The Hague and Closing Party. Early registration before the 1st of May 2018[...]
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all-day GSN Tournament
GSN Tournament
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day
We do it again! Gay Sport Nijmegen is organizing their 7th GSN Tournament on Saturday July 7th and Sunday 8th 2018. Come to Nijmegen (Holland) to join us for swimming, badminton, beachvolley, running, cycling and maybe more… Like in earlier editions Nijmegen will guarantee another fantastic sports event. Play and party with friends. We are looking forward to meet you!
all-day PINK SUMMER SPORTS
PINK SUMMER SPORTS
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day
PINK SUMMER SPORTS @ Nijmegen | Gelderland | Netherlands
We do it again! Gay Sport Nijmegen is organizing their 7th GSN Tournament on Saturday July 7th and Sunday 8th 2018. Come to Nijmegen (Holland) to join us for open water swimming, badminton, beach volleyball, running, cycling and maybe more… Like in earlier editions Nijmegen will guarantee another fantastic sports event. Play and party with friends. We are looking forward to meet you!
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all-day SPQR BEACH VOLLEY 2018 – ROMA
SPQR BEACH VOLLEY 2018 – ROMA
Jul 14 all-day
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all-day Paris 2018-Gay Games 10
Paris 2018-Gay Games 10
Aug 1 – Aug 9 all-day
Paris 2018-Gay Games 10 @ Paris | Île-de-France | France
Paris 2018-Gay Games 10:   Paris 2018-Gay Games 10: As of 20 November 2017, almost 5020+participants from 80+ countries have signed up for the tenth edition of the Gay Games, a Celebration of Diversity !  From August 4-12 2018, participants from all over the world will meet in Paris to compete, play, share, and have fun. Will you join us for the fabulous program of 36 sports,14 cultural events, 2 ceremonies, 1 village, and a sports conference ? www.paris2018.com    support@paris2018.com Figure Skating For the first time in the history of the GayGames, and after more than two years of discussions, Paris 2018 has[...]

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