Freedom Bike Ride 2016

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 moment I realized that I challenged myself again. ‘I’m just an amateur. Why do I do it again?’ I thought. However, I knew that I could do it. A year ago I did it and reached Stockholm. So why should it be impossible this time? These fears and questions were on my mind on the first day of the Freedom Bike Ride to Helsinki. The situation was even more worrying [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:19+02:00Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|Categories: 2016, 2016, EuroGames, External, News, Projects|0 Comments

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

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 spirit of the EuroGames and tag it with the #SOEG16. The response was overwhelming with just under 500 entries, and over the past 2 weeks we have been busy deciding which photos really captured the essence of the EuroGames. And now we are happy to inform you that in 3rd place, and winning a €25 Helsinki Goodie Bag is   And the 2nd place winner of a €50 Helsinki Goodie [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:19+02:00Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|Categories: 2016, EuroGames, News, Sport|Tags: |0 Comments

Inspirational Additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition.

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 join the exhibition and after long discussions we are happy to welcome Finnish Professional Goal Keeper for FC Bayern München, Tinja-Riikka Korpela, and Turkish Professional Referee, Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ. This update is part of the Queering Football, Erasmus+ project that the EGLSF is partnering in for the next 2 years. The EGLSF and FSGL are proud to be hosting a mobile Euro Pride House in France during the 2016 UEFA [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:19+02:00Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 @ 11:18|Categories: 2016, 2016, Announcements, EuroGames, News|0 Comments


EuroGames Stockholm launched the #FlamingStar – a digital activation on Twitter (the world’s most open and democratic media). By carrying the exclusive #FlamingStar on your Twitter account for 15 minutes, you’ll show your support for diversity within the athletic world. EuroGames’ main goal is to democratise the world of sports. The #FlamingStar is a symbol for that struggle. Everyone is welcome to hold the #FlamingStar, no matter who you are or what you believe in. And by carrying the #FlamingStar you’ll take action against discrimination in sports. - I’m happy and honoured to be an Ambassador for EuroGames Stockholm. The [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:20+02:00Saturday, June 27th, 2015 @ 19:16|Categories: 2015, EuroGames, News|0 Comments


EuroGames Stockholm 2015 can now present parts of the political programme that will be held at Kulturhuset in Stockholm between August 6th to 8 in 2015. The programme includes fifteen exciting items, consisting of lectures, speeches and panel conversations with participants that will include the Puerto Rican professional boxer Orlando Cruz, the former long jumper and sprinter Peter Häggström and Sweden's Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Gabriel Wikström. Within these, questions concerning heteronormativity and resistance in sports will be raised. EuroGames Stockholm 2015 is held between August 5th – August 9th [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:20+02:00Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 @ 22:27|Categories: 2015, EuroGames, News|Tags: |0 Comments