Yearly Archives: 2016

IFMA celebrates its IOC Recognition in a Successful Press Conference in Bangkok
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IFMA celebrates its IOC Recognition in a Successful Press Conference in Bangkok

Yesterday’s Press Conference hosted by IFMA to announce and celebrate their recent IOC recognition was one that was watched by IFMA members, stakeholders, muaythai fans and members of the world sporting family across the globe. Both international and national press and media filled the Grand Ballroom at the Grande Sheraton Sukhumvit Hotel together with honoured […]

Muaythai Receives IOC Recognition
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Muaythai Receives IOC Recognition

Muaythai is a martial art and combat sport with over 1,000 years of tradition, but December 6th 2016 will shape the next 1,000 years, as muaythai was granted provisional recognition by the IOC Executive Board. In an official letter to IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan, the IOC congratulated IFMA “on its achievements in the development of […]

AIMS congratulates Cheer and Muaythai!
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AIMS congratulates Cheer and Muaythai!

AIMS would like to congratulate Cheerleading (ICU) and Muaythai (IFMA) on receiving provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee on the 6th of December 2016. AIMS wishes these members the best as they continue their journeys in sporting excellence and move on to ARISF. We hope that these two sports will continue to support and guide AIMS […]

Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play
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Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play

The World SAMBO Championships were held last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. The competition that brings face-to-face the best sambists in the world is also a unique chance for the Sambo stakeholders to evaluate the progress of the sport in different continents and discuss future paths at the FIAS Congress. This year’s encounter preceded the very […]

AIMS Council Meeting in Lausanne
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AIMS Council Meeting in Lausanne

The AIMS council met in Lausanne at the Maison du Sport Internationale. Many important issues were discussed, AIMS President gave a detailed report on the SportAccord Council meeting, including decisions taken by the Council. AIMS General Secretary, Dr. Zimmermann made an administrative report, while the various commissions, headed by Dr Gabriel discussed plans on future […]

World Open Powerlifting Championships 2016
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World Open Powerlifting Championships 2016

World Open Powerlifting Championships 2016 YouTube-link Title Day Classes Start Technical Meeting Column1 Column2 Column3 Column4 Column5 Column6 Column7 Monday, 14.11.2016 Men 59 & 66 kg 12:00 https://youtu.be/5o29qdZ4S7U Men, 59 & 66 kg – World Open Powerlifting Championships 2016 Women 47 & 52 kg 17:00 https://youtu.be/9XhvpyVc_UM Women, 47 & 52 kg – World Open Powerlifting […]

IOC 2016 Awards Women in Sport
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IOC 2016 Awards Women in Sport

It was a truly auspicious night at the IOC 2016 Awards Women in Sport, honouring outstanding individuals in their contribution towards women in sports. The Awards were introduced in 2000 to recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions of those who promote gender equality in sport. For the first time in history, the  IOC gave it’s top award the IOC Women […]

AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016
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AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016

AIMS members are geared up and ready for the Annual SportAccord International Federation (IF) Forum 2016 from November 9-11, at the Royal Savoy Hotel in Lausanne. This will be the 10th edition of an IF Forum, that has over the years been a gathering of great value to international sports federations. The forum has provided […]

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