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The Alliance of Independent recognised Members of Sport (AIMS) was found in 2009 by the 23 non- IOC…

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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. 

Full house at the AIMS Welcome Breakfast
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Full house at the AIMS Welcome Breakfast

AIMS invited special guests for a Welcome Breakfast meeting to honour the 2017 World Games and all partner organisations within the Olympic Movement. AIMS President Stephan Fox welcomed all the guests in the relaxed atmosphere, congratulating IWGA President and IOC Member José Perurena for the success of the 2017 World Games, which has truly put […]

AIMS Sports in World Games Fever
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AIMS Sports in World Games Fever

Fistball, Ju-jistu, Lacrosse, Kickboxing and Powerlifting will be taking part in the 2017 World Games, along with former AIMS members that have made their way into the ARISF family – American Football, Flying Disk and Muaythai. AIMS General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann stated, “The atmosphere across the venues was electrifying! AIMS is proud to have such […]

AIMS at the World Games Opening
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AIMS at the World Games Opening

The World Games 2017 opened with a spectacular star-studded Opening Ceremony. IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach was present as the 10th edition of the Games got underway and was joined on stage by International World Games Association President José Perurena and the Mayor of Wrocław, Rafał Dutkiewicz, with AIMS President, Stephan  Fox, Vice President Panagiotis […]

AIMS at MINEPS 2017
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AIMS at MINEPS 2017

AIMS President Stephan Fox and Council Member Michal Buchel were invited to the VI MINEPS international conference for ministers and senior officials responsible for physical education and sport. The conference was held from the 13th – 15th July in Kazan, Russia and was attended by representatives from over 120 countries. Both AIMS representatives had the chance […]

AIMS President and Vice President Joint Meeting
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AIMS President and Vice President Joint Meeting

A meeting took place in Bangkok between the President Stephan Fox and Vice President Panagiotis Theodoropoulos to discuss current AIMS activities and discussions on the upcoming SportAccord Convention in Bangkok and also involvement in social responsibility projects. The meeting was also attended by JJIF Sport Director Joachim Thumfart and Maïa Amro, from the UNESCO Asia […]

GAISF Open Day
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GAISF Open Day

A meeting took place for sport federations that have enquired for membership into GAISF (SportAccord) and potential applicants. 48 international sport federations were invited and it was held to provide introduction and practice guidance for international federations and other sport organisations considering applying for membership or associate membership. The day was developed in cooperation with […]

AIMS takes part in Olympic day
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AIMS takes part in Olympic day

Olympic Day is more than just a sports event, it is about participating in sport as a way of life, learning and understanding the Olympic values and enjoying the many sports there are. Many events take place around the world and AIMS member federations participate in various forms. The AIMS leadership came together in Lausanne, […]

Baumann to take over as SportAccord Convention President
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Baumann to take over as SportAccord Convention President

Francesco Ricci Bitti has stepped down as President of SportAccord Convention, handing over the reins to GAISF President Patrick Baumann. Ricci Bitt’s decision to step aside has now combined both jobs again, however, Mr Ricci Bitti will remain on the Executive Board of the SportAccord Convention to represent the Summer Olympic IFs (ASOIF), which he […]

AIMS honours Hein Verbruggen
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AIMS honours Hein Verbruggen

On behalf of the AIMS family, I would like to convey our deepest condolences on the passing of Hein Verbruggen. The world of sport shares in the loss of a true visionary.  Hein’s work and commitment for international sport and its development will remain a lasting legacy. We, the AIMS family will continue in the […]

Official signing ceremony for SportAccord Convention 2018 takes place with host city Bangkok
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Official signing ceremony for SportAccord Convention 2018 takes place with host city Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 31, 2017 – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm the official signing ceremony took place today with Host City ‘Bangkok’ for the sixteenth edition of the Convention to be held from 15 – 20 April 2018. The signing event was carried out at the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) building with Nis Hatt, Managing […]

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