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Olympic Humanity Shines Bright in Buenos Aires
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Olympic Humanity Shines Bright in Buenos Aires

4,000 young athletes from around the world came together to participate in the 2018 Youth Olympics celebrating sport, culture, education and above all making friends. A special event was held on the 8th August, demonstrating the Olympic values and the beauty of life. The charity event took place in tandem with the Olympism in Action forum, […]

They had a Dream… it Came True.
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They had a Dream… it Came True.

For ten year old Krisana Padsawai and Arithat Nilsarika aged eleven, giving their best certainly did not go unnoticed. As participants in one of Thailand’s social projects, they were granted the option to travel to Buenos Aires as a reward incentive for good behaviour and contribution to society. The boys were accompanied by Chewin Waenrungroj […]

AIMS Council meeting in Buenos Aires
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AIMS Council meeting in Buenos Aires

The youth of the world are our future in sports and in life. The 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires was a perfect event for the AIMS Council to celebrate the Olympic values and enjoy the immense beauty of sport. The International Olympic Committee invited AIMS to be a part of this exceptional event with […]

Nanairo Ekiden Event in Uruguay
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Nanairo Ekiden Event in Uruguay

Uruguay gathered a lot of active people yesterday, in Canelones, for the Nanairo Ekiden event. The Aikido Federation of Uruguay, member of IAF, joined the activities of the Nanairo Ekiden organized by Red Internacional Basquetbol Educativo, the Juan Salvador Gaviota School and the University of Tsukuba, on the 7th of October 2018, in Canelones, Uruguay. […]

DEBUT OF GRENADA AND CURAÇAO AT SAMBO COMPETITIONS AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE CARIBBEAN SAMBO INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
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DEBUT OF GRENADA AND CURAÇAO AT SAMBO COMPETITIONS AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE CARIBBEAN SAMBO INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Caribbean SAMBO Invitational Championships took place on April 28 in Trinidad and Tobago. Athletes from 10 countries competed for medals in the arena of the National Cycling Centre in Couva. The grandstands of this modern sports complex accommodate more than 2500 spectators, and live television broadcast of the event was shown in 22 countries […]

FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum
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FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum

The chairperson of the FIAS Athletes Commission attended the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum in Calgary, along with more than 100 athlete leaders representing 54 countries from all around the world. The athlete forum was hosted by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) with the support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Under the […]

Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”
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Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”

Venezuelan sambist Lucas Borregales won again at the Pan-American SAMBO Championships in Colombia. On the first competition day, he obtained the gold medal in the weight category under 62 kg in Sport SAMBO, and the second day he achieved the same results – in Combat SAMBO. Lucas as well as many other athletes participated in […]

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 […]

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