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The Alliance of Independent recognised Members of Sport (AIMS) was found in 2009 by the 23 non- IOC recognised members of SportAccord and is the fourth group in SportAccord along side ARISF, ASOIF and AIOWF. The aims of AIMS is to strengthen each individual sport, combine expertise, share knowledge and maintain close cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), so that the individual sport will achieve official recognition from the IOC. 

AIMS President as a Guest of Honour at Sepaktakraw World Conference
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AIMS President as a Guest of Honour at Sepaktakraw World Conference

Aim President, Stephan Fox, was the guest of honour and keynote speaker at the 2019 sepaktakraw conference with delegates from over 40 countries. Sepaktakraw General Secretary,  Mr Abdul Halim Kader, welcomed the AIMS President and gave a full report to the delegates and the President on all recent developments of sepaktakraw as one of the […]

AIMS Congratulates IDBF President
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AIMS Congratulates IDBF President

AIMS congratulates Mike Thomas on his re-election as IDBF President, at the occasion of the IDBF General Assembly in Pattaya, Thailand. Mike’s re-election goes to your enthusiasm and dedication which is highlighted in the 14th World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Pattaya. It was an honour for the AIMS President to be invited and speak at […]

AIMS President as Guest of Honour at the IJF Gala 
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AIMS President as Guest of Honour at the IJF Gala 

2019 Marks the 55th anniversary of Judo as an Olympic sport. It has debuted in 1964 so there could be no better place, one year before the 2020 Olympics, as to celebrate it in Tokyo. Judo is coming home, literally. Judo has become one f the most recognisable sports in the world and the credit […]

AIMS President visits Ju-Jitsu Grand Prix
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AIMS President visits Ju-Jitsu Grand Prix

AIMS President followed an invitation by the Ju-Jitsu International Federation to visit the Ju-Jutsu Gand Prix held in Bangkok, Thailand. JJIF Director-General, Joachim Thumfart, welcomed the President and gave him a full tour through the venue. The AIMS President was not only impressed with the quality of the competition but also the number of participants and […]

AIMS President visited IFA
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AIMS President visited IFA

AIMS President, Stephan Fox, had the honour to visit the 2019 Fistball World Championships and also the IFA Awards Ceremony and United by Sports conference. President Fox congratulated the outgoing IFA President, Karl Weiss, on all his achievements over his 8 years of Presidency from 27 to 61 national federations. He also honoured Mr Weiss […]

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 […]

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