Fistball (IFA)

The International Fistball Association (IFA) is a dynamic, modern and efficient sports association which, together with its member…

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The International Fistball Association (IFA) is a dynamic, modern and efficient sports association which, together with its member associations, stands for the following values and objectives:We provide everything that is required for our competitions to be held in an ideal manner and with high quality.

IFA 2016 Women’s World Championship – Germany defends the title
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IFA 2016 Women’s World Championship – Germany defends the title

On the fourth day of the IFA 2016 Fistball Women’s World Championship we saw two semifinal matches and two matches to determine the fifth, sixth and seventh places in the tournament, respectively. The players and fans were fortunate to have excellent weather, and we witnessed a great atmosphere. Playing on home turf, the Brazilian team […]

IFA 2016 Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
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IFA 2016 Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round

After the opening ceremony and the starting game between the host nation Brazil and the neighbor country Argentina, which Brazil won in two straight sets, took place, yesterday the Preliminary round started in earnest. Because the ground was already very wet from the rain of the last days, all games yesterday were played on court number 4 […]

IFA 2016 Fistball Women´s World Championship starts soon
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IFA 2016 Fistball Women´s World Championship starts soon

From the 25th of October until the 30th of October in Curitiba, Brazil will be the IFA 2016 Fistball Women´s World Championship. It will start next Tuesday with the initial match between hosting nation Brazil and Argentina. The IFA had to publish a reviewed schedule of the tournament as Team India and Team Pakistan will not participate […]

TSV Pfungstadt wins IFA 2016 Men’s Worldcup
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TSV Pfungstadt wins IFA 2016 Men’s Worldcup

After two days of fistball in a new surrounding in Cape Town the positions on the leader board are taken. The first day we saw five clear 3-0 matches – as expected the newcomers from Australia and South Africa had no chance against the World Cup veterans from Pfungstadt (GER) and Mercês (BRA)- surprisingly Mercês was not […]

First international Fistball Event in South Africa
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First international Fistball Event in South Africa

The coming weekend will be a new milestone in the history of Fistball. The IFA 2016 Men’s World Cup will take place in Capetown South Africa. Also it will be the first time in the history of the IFA World Cup that there are four team participating, with a team from Europa, South America, Africa and […]

Germany wins both IFA U18 World Champion titles
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Germany wins both IFA U18 World Champion titles

The day started with the game for the women’s bronze medal between Austria and Switzerland. In the preliminary round Austria won the first game against Switzerland and so hoped to do it again. But Switzerland would not go without a fight. The rallies were long and the lead in the first set changed a few times. […]

Finals are set at the Fistball IFA U18 World Championships
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Finals are set at the Fistball IFA U18 World Championships

During the preparation of the center court for the 3rd day a accident happend: The windshield of the lawn mower broke and the glas shard had to be picked up by hand or hoovered. But gladly in the morning everything was ready on the center court for the teams to go. The first two games […]

Start of the IFA 2016 Fistball U18 World Championships in Nürnberg-Eibach/Germany
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Start of the IFA 2016 Fistball U18 World Championships in Nürnberg-Eibach/Germany

Today at the IFA 2016 Fistball U18 World Championships Germany the first games were played. With India and USA two countries made the first time an appearance at an U18 World Championship. But before the games could start the organisational committee and the IFA had to solve an unusual situation about the Indian Teams: The International Fistball […]

Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger
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Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger

Mr. Jörn Verleger was introduced as new voluntary Secretary General at the IFA Congress in Argentina back in November 2015. The 44-year old sport enthusiast from Bavaria aims high when it comes to the future of fistball. He talks to us about the progress of the IOC Recognition and new IFA structures.   IFA: Hello […]

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