Yearly Archives: 2015


Hudson sponsor outreach programme for the AGA 2016

Media Release Hudson announced as event sponsors For release Friday 11th December Hudson has been announced today as a sponsor of the outreach programme for The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation Annual General Assembly 2016. Around 80 LGBTI sports activists from countries across Europe will come to Glasgow in March 2016 for this annual event which is being hosted in Scotland for the first time ever. Outreach is an essential part of the programme which supports activists from many countries where economic barriers might otherwise prevent them from attending. This is particularly necessary as the fight for equality can [...]

2015-12-11T01:41:24+01:00Friday, December 11th, 2015 @ 1:41|Categories: Press Release|0 Comments

Official Response from Paris 2018 after Paris Attacks

France is in national mourning.  Friday, November 13, 2015 was a dark day for our country and for the entire democratic world. The indiscriminate suicide attacks in Paris are increasing in the Middle East, America and other European cities. The entire team of Paris 2018 joins in the reflection and mourning of having too many people torn from life, while offering our support to the hundreds of injured innocents, to all their families, and to all their friends. We pay tribute to all first responders, police, military, firefighters, medical professionals, rescue workers, volunteers, and all who have come to the [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:20+02:00Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 @ 11:21|Categories: News|0 Comments

EGLSF present at A Pride House Summit

Last 10 October, EGLSF had the opportunity to attend A Pride House Summit, a meeting with former and future PH hosts, organised by Pride House International (with whom EGLSF has worked in the past) and hosted by Paris 2018 Gay Games. Chaired by Lou Englefield (former EGLSF copresident and director of Pride Sports UK), the summit gave the audience the opportunity to know how past PH were created and managed, thanks to the talks and discussions held by Dean Nelson, from the Vancouver Pride House (organised last summer in occasion with the last Women's World Cup), Hugh Torrance (PH Glasgow, Commonwealth Games 2014) [...]

2015-11-03T19:42:28+01:00Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 @ 19:42|Categories: News|0 Comments

EGLSF at the ILGA Europe annual conference in Athens

As every year, the EGLSF took part in the annual conference of the International Lesbian and Gay Association in Europe, ILGA, that took place in Athens (for the first time in Greece) last week. Many Voices, One Movement: Together, mobilised for a just society was the title and there, EGLSF had the opportunity to meet again other ILGA members but also to speak about our tasks and work within the sports world to other activists not from our continent but also from the rest of the world. The conference was divided into three very intense days in which delegates had the [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:20+02:00Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 @ 19:19|Categories: News|0 Comments

EGLSF & LEAP Sports Scotland sign contract for delivery of Annual General Assembly 2016

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation and LEAP Sports Scotland, have signed a contract for the next EGLSF Annual General Assembly to be hosted in Glasgow and organised by LEAP Sports Scotland. The Assembly generally attracts around 80 LGBTI sports activists from across Europe. Next year’s event will take place on the 5th and 6th March 2016 and will be preceded by the recently announced ‘Diverse Identities in Sport’ conference on Friday 4th March. The one day conference will focus on issues of transgender, intersex, non-binary, genderqueer, asexual and other diverse identities LEAP Sports Scotland won the right to [...]

2015-11-03T16:21:57+01:00Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 @ 16:21|Categories: News|0 Comments