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EGLSF & Partners Launch Inclusion In Sport (iSPORT) Erasmus+ Sport project

Wednesday, February 24, 202 saw the launch of the Inclusion In Sport (iSPORT) project, which is a two-year project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. iSport Objectives The iSport Project will promote diversity and social inclusion in sport by bringing together partners from many sectors who traditionally face barriers to sport participation - women, LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities. The project will promote equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity through increased participation in, and equal access to, sport for all these sectors. Project outputs will include an online MOOC and an [...]

2021-02-24T16:22:51+01:00Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 @ 16:22|Categories: 2021, External, iSport, News, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

Bern successful in bid for 2023 EuroGames

      The EuroGames – a multisport event dedicated to diversity and inclusion– will take place in Bern from July 26th to 29th, 2023. Licensed by the EGLSF (European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation), and voted by the General Assembly, the decision was announced this week. Bern Pride is to take place at the same time. At the end of July 2023, EuroGames will take place in Bern attracting up to 3,000 athletes. This major annual event is hosted primarily by, and for, the LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex) community and has been held in different European [...]

2020-07-08T11:33:32+02:00Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 @ 11:33|Categories: 2020, Announcements, EuroGames, External, News, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

EGLSF EuroGames – a strong future ahead

EGLSF is pleased to announce a strong future ahead for our annual European LGBTIQ multi-sport  tournament. At the Annual General Assembly this year in Budapest, contracts were signed with Dusseldorf, Germany and with Copenhagen, Denmark for EuroGames 2020 and 2021 respectively, and the Assembly voted the bid for the 2022 EuroGames in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European gay sport event: EuroGames - a high-quality sport event for the LGBTIQ sports community. This event promotes the following goals: fight against discrimination in sport on grounds of sexual preference or orientation stimulate integration in sport and emancipation [...]

2019-03-18T11:37:48+01:00Monday, March 18th, 2019 @ 11:37|Categories: 2019, EuroGames, External, Multisports|0 Comments

Queering Football European Networking Conference 17 – 18 November 2017

This 2-day conference in Ljubljana, organized by SPOLINT in association with VIDC, united players from international and national sporting organisations (including FIFA and UEFA), representatives from grassroots organisations, NGOs, clubs, professional athletes, activists in LGBT rights, academics and sports professionals – all with the goal of discussing homophobia in football, in anticipation of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. The two days were organized with a mix of workshops, plenary sessions and panel presentations, and united over 70 participants from 17 countries. The panel discussions “Tackling Homophobia in European Football: Progress made and Challenges ahead” and “FIFA World Cup [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:18+02:00Monday, December 11th, 2017 @ 12:15|Categories: 2017, Announcements, Football, Members, News, Projects, Sport|0 Comments

Gay German Open Celebrates 11th Tournament

For the 11th time, the Gay German Open, a non-profit tennis tournament sanctioned by the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) will be held in Kaarst, 5th-7th January 2018. Tournament director André Gielliet of RainBow Tennis Dusseldorf will welcome more than 110 participants from all around the world for the 3rd time at the TESPO Indoor Venue in Kaarst, 20 km west of Dusseldorf with 12 Carpet Courts. For the first time in GLTA history, singles & doubles consolation matches will be a Fast4 Tennis Event – a format which was successfully invented in Australia. Andre has sparked a lot [...]

2020-04-19T16:58:18+02:00Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 @ 20:58|Categories: 2017, Members, News, Sport|0 Comments