Yearly Archives: 2017

2017 SportAccord General Assembly
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2017 SportAccord General Assembly

The Denmark SportAccord Convention 2017 was hailed a great success by all delegates. The last day saw the General Assembly with important decisions on the agenda, shaping the future of SportAccord. The changes in statutes put forward by SportAccord President Patrick Baumann will have a significant beneficial impact. The General Assembly unanimously approved the name […]

Bangkok to host SportAccord Convention 2018
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Bangkok to host SportAccord Convention 2018

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, was confirmed as the host city for the 2018 edition of Sportaccord Convention during a stunning Opening Ceremony to mark the official start of this year’s edition in Aarhus. The announcement was made during a glittering opening ceremony at the Musikhuset, which featured culture, music and the performing arts, as […]

WMF Executive Committee meeting took place in Frankfurt, Germany
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WMF Executive Committee meeting took place in Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany – The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) Executive Board met over three days from March 24-26, 2017. Over 20 different topics were discussed during this meeting, including competition plans, relationships with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Alliance of Independent Recognized Members of Sport  (AIMS), and SportAccord, finances of the WMF, and reports of […]

AIMS at the 2017 SportAccord Convention
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AIMS at the 2017 SportAccord Convention

AIMS President Stephan Fox confirmed that all 21 AIMS member federations will participate at the SAC in Aarhus. Some of them again as exhibitors. The many activities commence on the 3rd in the morning with the IWGA General Assembly and in the afternoon, the AIMS Council meeting. The 4th of April will see a busy […]

FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY
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FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, FIAS joined important global organisations in the United Nations Office in Geneva to discuss gender equality. One of the highlights of the day was the roundtable debate on the role of sports in promoting equal opportunities and women’s empowerment.+ Embracing the celebrations, FIAS also released in the social […]

Alain Vignard wins maiden Minigolf League in Ghana
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Alain Vignard wins maiden Minigolf League in Ghana

47-year-old Golfer and member of the Achimota Golf Club, Alain Vignard, last Sunday beat competition from 24 strong contenders to emerge the overall winner of the maiden edition of the Ghana Minigolf League, which took place at the Marvels Sports Club at Dzorwulu, Accra. The Golfer scored 44-points in the final round of the eighteen-hole […]

RESULTS FROM THE IRISH MINIGOLF OPEN AT RAINFOREST ADVENTURE GOLF
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RESULTS FROM THE IRISH MINIGOLF OPEN AT RAINFOREST ADVENTURE GOLF

Adam Kelly, from Great Britain, has won Ireland’s very first Irish Minigolf Open which was held at Rainforest Adventure Golf. Adam registered a score of 219 over 8 rounds, leaving his final score 69-under par. Kelly cashes in with a cheque for €1500. The Irish National Minigolf Champion was also up for grabs for Irish […]

FIAS launches gender equity video campaign
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FIAS launches gender equity video campaign

Adding up to the current efforts to encourage and promote the female participation in SAMBO, FIAS has recently launched a video campaign addressing gender equity in sport. The video that carries the name “Who Cares About Women in Sport?” showcases examples of four women that have been making a difference in SAMBO around the world, […]

SportAccord and TAFISA meeting
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SportAccord and TAFISA meeting

A joint meeting took place at the SportAccord head office in Lausanne, invited by SportAccord President and IOC Member Patrick Baumann and attended by IOC Member Nenad Lalovic President of United World Wrestling, ARISF President Rafaelle Chiulli, AIMS Council Member Michal Buchel, AIMS President Stephan Fox and TAFISA Secretary General Wolfgang Baumann. The meeting was held for the […]

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