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World Health Day 2020
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World Health Day 2020

World Health Day 2020 The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th. Under the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation. The first World Health Assembly held in 1948 was to raise global awareness on specific themes related to health. Today the global health workers are at the […]

6th April, White Card Campaign
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6th April, White Card Campaign

April 6th is United Nations’ symbolic day for sport development and peace. We all believe that sport has a unique power. In football, the yellow and the red card as part of the game in order to keep the game fair. On April 6th each year however, the white card is the sign of commitment to […]

The 13th International Aikidio Summit Tokyo, Postponed
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The 13th International Aikidio Summit Tokyo, Postponed

Press Release 30 / 03 / 2020 Postponement of the International Aikido Summit 2020     The International Aikido Federation (IAF) has been in close contact with the Aikikai World Headquarters monitoring the Covid-19 situation in Japan and the rest of the world in order to decide whether to host the International Aikido Summit as […]

GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI STATEMENT ON DECISION OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES
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GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI STATEMENT ON DECISION OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

On behalf of all of our International Federation Members, GAISF expresses its full support of the decision that was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, and Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games until no later than the summer of 2021. GAISF understands that […]

WADA responds to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of COVID-19
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WADA responds to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of COVID-19

Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) responded to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by publishing a Question and Answer (Q&A) document that it developed in consultation with its Athlete Committee. This follows on from WADA’s COVID-19 guidance that was issued on 20 March to Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) worldwide. WADA President Witold Bańka said: “WADA […]

AIMS Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts. 
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AIMS Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts. 

UNESCO has a long-standing history of supporting youth in a proactive manner that places them right where they should be, at the centre. The uniqueness and vast array of qualities martial arts and combat sports have was given acknowledgement by UNESCO particularly towards the positive development of youth. The GAISF family has 15 IOC and/or […]

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