2019 LGBTQI sports tournaments in Amsterdam

2019 LGBTQI sports tournaments in Amsterdam

Spring is about to start in the northern hemisphere and that means the season sports tournaments starts. Amsterdam hosts several LGBTQI+ sports tournament every year. This article gives you an overview of the sports tournaments in 2019.

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Ignace van Swieten

Ignace van Swieten

Ignace van Swieten was the first openly gay Dutch sportsman, and that within the very homophobic soccer sports world. Not very tall, cute, with good manners, eloquent, elegant, he stood out in any case. Being gay just just added to it. He was born in 1943 in a POW camp in Indonesia, came with his parents to The Netherlands and became a probation worker. In his spare time he was a soccer referee and a…

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A new fetish event: Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend

A new fetish event: Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend

Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend, is a new initiative centering by The Web and partners. It is an event for gay men who love sports outfits and men who wear them. This Amsterdam Sportswear Weekend replaces the Amsterdam Fetish Pride. You can visit various activities and events held in many well known locations from May 17th till May 20th. And since it is the launching edition of this fetish weekend, many events have a relaxed dress code….

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Gays and Lesbians playing Rugby: Bingham Cup 2018 in Amsterdam

Gays and Lesbians playing Rugby: Bingham Cup 2018 in Amsterdam

The Bingham Cup is the world wide celebration of everything gay, lesbian and rugby. Also known as the world cup for gay and lesbian rugby teams, this tournament has become more and more popular since it started in 2002. This year it is going to be held for the first time in Amsterdam from June 2nd till the 11th. It promises to be 9 days of fun for the rugby players, the volunteers and the…

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Pinkster Tournament, the largest LGTB Tennis Tournament

Pinkster Tournament, the largest LGTB Tennis Tournament

The Amsterdam Pinkster Tournament is one of the largest international GLTA tennis tournaments for gays, lesbians, bi’s and transgenders. More than 300 women and men from over 20 different countries every year take part every year. Amster tennis club Smashing Pink organizes the tournament. This years’ edition takes place from 18th till 21st of May ash the gravel course of Amstelpark. The Pinkster Tournament is one of the many LGBTQI sports tournament taking place this year…

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