Monthly Archives: August 2020

IPC GIFT TO THE WORLD
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IPC GIFT TO THE WORLD

THE PARALYMPIC “RISING PHOENIX” GIFT TO THE WORLD The Paralympic movement achieved a global milestone with the release on the 26th August of their phenomenal documentary the “Rising Phoenix” which premiered on Netflix. This captivating and truly life-changing documentary is the perfect warm-up towards Tokyo 2021. Giving the audience a riveting understanding of what it […]

OLYMPIC CHANNEL CELEBRATES FOUR-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH RECORD GROWTH
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OLYMPIC CHANNEL CELEBRATES FOUR-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH RECORD GROWTH

Global digital platform surpasses 3.3 billion video views across all platforms From providing content surrounding the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 and creating localised coverage ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to launching worldwide digital campaigns that engage fans at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the fourth year of operation proved to […]

AIMS Honours His Excellency Ban Ki Moon
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AIMS Honours His Excellency Ban Ki Moon

AIMS Honours His Excellency Ban Ki Moon                             Ban Ki Moon was the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations. He is a builder of bridges, giving voice to the vulnerable and to the world’s poorest. He is a visionary, whose efforts […]

FITEQ INTERVIEW WITH STEPHAN FOX, PRESIDENT OF AIMS
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FITEQ INTERVIEW WITH STEPHAN FOX, PRESIDENT OF AIMS

Interview with Stephan Fox, President of AIMS Stephan Fox is a former Muaythai world champion, who now holds various administrative roles in sport including the Presidency of the Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS). Fox is also Vice President of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and the General Secretary of […]

GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI: WE MUST CONTINUE TO EMPOWER YOUTH THROUGH SPORTS
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GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI: WE MUST CONTINUE TO EMPOWER YOUTH THROUGH SPORTS

  GAISF and SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli marked the United Nations (UN) International Youth Day by calling on the global sports community to continue to empower and engage the world’s 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24. Observed globally, International Youth Day provides an opportunity to celebrate and recognise young people’s voices, actions and initiatives, as well […]

Student projects underway, the 2020 FISU World Forum looks to set new benchmarks
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Student projects underway, the 2020 FISU World Forum looks to set new benchmarks

Student projects underway, the 2020 FISU World Forum looks to set new benchmarks LAUSANNE, 5 August – The 2020 edition of the FISU World Forum is one week away, and preparations are in full swing for what will be a first-of-its kind event, with nearly 1500 participants coming together virtually. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020

Our statement for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020 On 9 August we recognise and celebrate the indigenous peoples of the world. We salute the decision of the United Nations to focus on COVID-19 and resilience at this critical juncture for the health and well-being of indigenous peoples. It is also a […]

SportAccord Gold Partner FISU Marks Three-Year Countdown to the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games
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SportAccord Gold Partner FISU Marks Three-Year Countdown to the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 August 2020 SportAccord Gold Partner FISU Marks Three-Year Countdown to the Ekaterinburg 2023 FISU World University Games  LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to confirm the International University Sports Federation (FISU), as a Gold Partner for the 19th edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit taking place in Ekaterinburg, […]

GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP
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GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP

To mark this year’s International Day of Friendship, International Sports Federations (IFs) took to social media to demonstrate the inherent link between friendship and teamwork, whilst encouraging fans to demonstrate how important friendship is to them. The United Nations (UN) International Day of Friendship aims to emphasise the importance of friendship between peoples, countries, cultures […]

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