ENGSO (European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation), the umbrella organisation of National Sport Federations and National Olympic Committees for 40 European countries invited the EGLSF to attend their Annual General Assembly which took place in Nice, France from 16th - 18th of May. Co-President Klaus Heusslein attended the event and took advantage of this great opportunity to speak about EGLSF’s work and the „International Day against Homophobia“ in front of the representatives of the attending National Olympic Committees, including those from Russia and Belarus. A possible collaboration between the EGLSF and ENGSO has been discussed with the President of ENGSO, Brigitta Kervinen. [...]
[South Yorkshire Times] VIDEO: ‘Michael Sam will help others’ – Martina Navratilova on homophobia in sport
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