Francesco Ricci Bitti has stepped down as President of SportAccord Convention, handing over the reins to GAISF President Patrick Baumann. Ricci Bitt’s decision to step aside has now combined both jobs again, however, Mr Ricci Bitti will remain on the Executive Board of the SportAccord Convention to represent the Summer Olympic IFs (ASOIF), which he […]
On behalf of the AIMS family, I would like to convey our deepest condolences on the passing of Hein Verbruggen. The world of sport shares in the loss of a true visionary. Hein’s work and commitment for international sport and its development will remain a lasting legacy. We, the AIMS family will continue in the […]
BANGKOK, Thailand, May 31, 2017 – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm the official signing ceremony took place today with Host City ‘Bangkok’ for the sixteenth edition of the Convention to be held from 15 – 20 April 2018. The signing event was carried out at the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) building with Nis Hatt, Managing […]
The International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) participated at the 80th Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) from 10 to 12 of May 2017 in Seoul – PyeongChang, Republic of Korea.
A special celebration took place celebrating the recognition of the International Cheer Union and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur. It was a truly memorable night with over 300 sport personalities there to congratulate both sporting federations. SportAccord/GAISF President Patrick Baumann, IWGA President Jose Perurena, FISU President Oleg Matytsin, ARISF President, Raffaele Chiulli, IOC Sport Director […]
The world recognized Combat Sports and Martial Arts IF leaders convened for the Combat Games meeting under the leadership of the Combat Games Commission. The meeting, held on the 6th of April during the SportAccord Convention was hailed a huge success with the World Combat Games set to return in 2019 after the show of overwhelming support by […]
The 2017 WDF World Cup will be taking place in Kobe Japan October 3 to 7 2017.
The 2017 WDF Europe Cup Youth will take place July 12 to 15 2017 in Malmo Sweden
The AIMS Conference has become an important and unique part of the yearly SportAccord Convention. This year, the theme was the Social Responsibility and Cooperation of Sporting Federations. The AIMS family, under the presidency of SportAccord / GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox welcomed many keynote speakers and presenters. The Conference was opened by SportAccord / […]
On March 31, 2017, the “IFA Fistball World Tour“ is taking off in Porto Alegre, Brazil – a brand new global tournament series for fistball club teams, which will replace the current World Cup from 2018. In total, 101 teams will compete in 21 venues on five continents for points at the World Tour. The […]