Yearly Archives: 2019

Germany Fistball World Champion 2019 – Jörn Verleger (Germany) elected new IFA President – IFA Fistball Men World Cup 2023 in the SAP Arena Mannheim
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Germany Fistball World Champion 2019 – Jörn Verleger (Germany) elected new IFA President – IFA Fistball Men World Cup 2023 in the SAP Arena Mannheim

The final attended by AIMS President Stephan Fox and AIMS Secretary General Gerhard Zimmermann as well as by GAISF Director Philippe Gueisbuhler, Andrew Hofer from the IOC Sports Department, IWGA board members Lukas Hinder, Volker Bernardi and IWGA CEO Achim Gossow was a demonstration of strength: With a 4-0 victory (11:4, 11:4, 11:9, 11:5) against Austria, […]

Congratulations to Jorn Verleger
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Congratulations to Jorn Verleger

The AIMS family would like to congratulate Jorn Verleger as the 6th President of the International Fistball Associations. Mr Verleger has been the General Secretary of IFA since 2015 and has now replaced the former President, Karl Weiss. AIMS is looking forward to continuing the close cooperation with IFA with Mr Verleger and Mr Weiss, […]

Winterthur is ready for the Fistball World Championship
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Winterthur is ready for the Fistball World Championship

WINTERTHUR. Every four years the Men’s Fistball world championships take place. This year they are being held in Winterthur, Switzerland. From 11 to 17 August, 18 of the world’s best men’s fistball teams are playing for the coveted World Championship title. The event is also Qualifier for The World Games 2023. Furthermore, IFA will elect […]

Official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in Kunshan, China
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Official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in Kunshan, China

The first official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships took place on Saturday, July 13th in Kunshan, China. The championships will be held near Kunshan in the ancient water town Zhouzhuang on October 18th – 27th. WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann represented WMF in the press conference and was one of the […]

GAISF President and Vice President Visit the Judo Club That Has Inspired a City
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GAISF President and Vice President Visit the Judo Club That Has Inspired a City

GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli and GAISF Vice President Stefan Fox visited the Star Judo Club in Naples last week to meet its founder Gianni Maddaloni, a man who credits judo with keeping him on the right path and out of trouble. And now Maddaloni is committed to doing the same for the young people in […]

AIMS President Attends the Opening of Olympic House and Celebrates 125th Anniversary of the IOC
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AIMS President Attends the Opening of Olympic House and Celebrates 125th Anniversary of the IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially opened Olympic House – one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The inauguration was the highlight of the very emblematic and emotional celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the IOC, which was founded on 23 June 1894 by Pierre de Coubertin. The ceremony was attended […]

Second Round of the Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019
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Second Round of the Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019

The second round of the Bangkok Urban Tournament took place last weekend with youth teams meeting again to compete in futsal, 3X3 basketball, sepak takraw, badminton and muaythai. The Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament is the continuation of the legacy left in the wake of the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok where charity, social and sports organisations such as […]

Thai Powerlifting in full power
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Thai Powerlifting in full power

It started at the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok that the Thai Powerlifting showcased their sport to the Thai public with the full support of the International Powerlifting Federation, AIMS and United Through Sports initiative. From then on, international championships have been organised under the energetic management of Mr John Coyle and close cooperation with […]

Ban Ki-moon Speaks at AIMS General Assembly
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Ban Ki-moon Speaks at AIMS General Assembly

The 8th General Secretary of the United Nations was the keynote speaker at the 2019 AIMS General Assembly. Mr. Ban Ki-moon earned the highest respect for his work for peace, justice and human rights and he also chairs the IOC Ethical Commission. Mr. Ban Ki-moon spoke about the unifying power of sport. He spoke about […]

AIMS General Assembly Gold Coast 2019
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AIMS General Assembly Gold Coast 2019

The 2019 AIMS General Assembly was held during the SportAccord Convention on the Gold Coast and many important topics took place. There was a full agenda with many important topics, presentations and AIMS continued role as one of the IOC and GAISF recognized IF umbrella bodies. 2018 was an important year for AIMS as 4 sports […]

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