AIMS In full force at SportAccord’s Extraordinary Congress

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The 109 world recognised full member International Sport Federations and Associate members convened in Lausanne for the Extraordinary General Assembly for SportAccord.  The meeting was chaired by the President of the AOIWF (Winter Olympics) and Chariman of SportAccord Mr Gian-Franco Kasper and attended by special guest President of ASOIF (Summer Olympics) and SportAccord Convention Mr Francesco Ricci-Bitti.

After controversial months in SportAccord, all SportAccord members including the ones with suspended membership came together to discuss the proposed merger of SportAccord and SportAccord convention. All 23 AIMS members were present at the important coference with the final conclusion to draft an agenda for the possible merger to be voted on in April 2016 at the SportAccord Convention 2016. After some discussion the direction was clear, that a merger of the 2 organisations would be further discussed and voted on at the upcoming SportAccord Convention in April 2016.