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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. 

ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS meeting in Kuala Lumpur
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ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS meeting in Kuala Lumpur

The four presidents of the SportAccord umbrella organisations Mr Gian Franco Kasper (AIOWF), Mr Raffaele Chiulli (ARISF), Mr Francesco Ricci Bitti (ASOIF) and Mr Stephan Fox (AIMS) met in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the continued close cooperation between world recognised sports represented in the 4 groups. AIMS president, and IFMA General Secretary Mr Fox, thanked […]

AIMS at the 128th IOC Session
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AIMS at the 128th IOC Session

On the personal invitation of the distinguished IOC president Dr Thomas Bach, AIMS attended the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AIMS president Stephan Fox thanked the distinguished IOC president Dr Bach for this invitation. Besides witnessing important decision-making, such as the vote of the 2020 Youth Olympic Games and the 2022 Winter Olympics, […]

Muaythai Revealed
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Muaythai Revealed

IFMA has published more than 15 books over the last 20 years promoting all aspects of the art and sport of muaythai. The new book just has been released titled Muaythai Revealed. 172 pages of images shot by Richard Juilliart, the official four time Olympic Games photographer. Richard is one of the most famous sport […]

International Sport Federations Commit to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls
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International Sport Federations Commit to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

The 23 world recognized federations under AIMS signed a pledge of co-operation with UN Women, we will and must continue to use the beautiful power of sport to create good for society. Bangkok, Thailand – Twenty three sport federations from around the world committed to promote gender equality and train coaches and athletes to prevent violence […]

IWGA Athlete of the Month goes to Muaythai athlete Vewart Comta!
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IWGA Athlete of the Month goes to Muaythai athlete Vewart Comta!

Congratulations to Vewart Comta, IWGA Athlete of the Month for August 2015. The Muaythai fighter from Thailand won the gold medal (weight class 57 kg) at the IFMA Muaythai Royal World Cup in Bangkok. He became the first athlete to qualify for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland. Finally, the Jury, made up of all […]

AIMS Makes a pledge to UN Women
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AIMS Makes a pledge to UN Women

Since the beginning of time, sport has played a very important role in inspiring people regardless of their divides. The enormous power of sport is one that can be used to achieve great change. Giving back to society and using the power of athletes and champions can contribute to achieve something larger than yourself. Therefore […]

Sporting Family Social Night
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Sporting Family Social Night

After hard days of congress meetings, IFMA, the host of the AIMS conference in Bangkok invited all representatives from the IOC, FISU, TAFISA, IWGA and the 23 sports to a night of cultural experience and enjoyment in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Bangkok, the heart of the Kingdom of Thailand. IFMA […]

AIMS introduces its New Board
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AIMS introduces its New Board

AIMS election took place after at the AIMS General Assembly in Bangkok and the following positions have been filled by the AIMS members: Vice-president Panagiotis Theodoropoulos General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann  Directors Robert Keller Mike Haslam Julie Gabriel Michal Buchel Karl Weiss  Honorary member Espen Lund The AIMS family is looking forward for a close cooperation […]

Muaythai and Ju-Jitsu sign MOU
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Muaythai and Ju-Jitsu sign MOU

The cooperation of sport for the benefit of sport is important according to IFMA President Dr Sakcyhe Tapsuwan and Ju-Jitsu President Mr Panagiotis Theodoropoulos. AIMS President Stephan Fox stated that it may be the case that some sports are stronger than another in different regions, therefore united events can educate the audience on sports that […]

The World of Sport Convenes in Thailand
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The World of Sport Convenes in Thailand

The Royal Thai Government, the Institute of Physical Education, came together for a day of sport, hosting the 23 AIMS sports to have a unique chance to introduce themselves to the sport universities, the Department of Physical Education and other stakeholders in Thai sport. AIMS President Stephan Fox stated that this gathering is vital to […]

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