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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 […]

Colombian Sambists Gather to Win for Peace
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Colombian Sambists Gather to Win for Peace

The 8th Colombian SAMBO Championship and the 1st “Colombia for Peace” International Sport and Combat SAMBO Tournament will be held from March 18 to 20 in Cali, Colombia. The motto of the tournament is “Win for Peace!”. “We came up with the idea of holding an international ‘Colombia for Peace’ tournament because we work a lot with poor athletes […]

The Rookie on Team USA
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The Rookie on Team USA

During the recent PanAm Games there emerged a new name in the US National Team: Todd Strassberger (32), the only “Rookie” on the US team. If a new name comes out of nowhere, the press team of the IFA becomes interested to look it up on the internet and we Googled “Todd Strassberger”. We were […]

Pan American Fistball Games
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Pan American Fistball Games

The first ever Pan American Fistball Games held by the US Fistball Association will take place from the 27th to the 30th of August at the Swim and Sports Club in Flanders (NJ). The Pan American Championship for national teams men and women with teams from USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia will the Thursday 27th […]

USA Team for World Championship announced
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USA Team for World Championship announced

The next team for the Men’s World Championships in Argentina was announced: The United States of America selected their 10 player squad. The team is made up of select individuals from three regions across the country – greater areas of Milwaukee, Newark and Philadelphia. The squad:Front Row (L to R): Eric Kindler, Mat Henrichs, Steve […]

Origin of Men’s Lacrosse
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Origin of Men’s Lacrosse

Origin of Men’s Lacrosse What began as stickball, a native American Indian contest played by tribal warriors for training, recreation and religious reasons, has developed over the years into the interscholastic, professional and international sport of lacrosse Lacrosse was started by the Native American Indians and was originally known as stickball. The game was initially played in […]

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