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1st Regional SportAccord Pan America Convention has come officially to an end 
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1st Regional SportAccord Pan America Convention has come officially to an end 

It has been a great opportunity to help International Federations to bring together stakeholders and organisations to help develop their sport in the region. The theme of the conference is “A United Approach to the International Sports Landscape in the Americas”. was a fantastic choice highlighted by Sportaccord and GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli who stated that this […]

AIMS participated in the future of international sports governance panel in Regional Sportaccord in Fort Lauderdale 
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AIMS participated in the future of international sports governance panel in Regional Sportaccord in Fort Lauderdale 

AIMS President Stephan Fox hailed the success of the regional SportAccord Convention in Fort Lauderdale. He states that this was an important event to provide an even stronger foundation between the region and the international sports movement especially for the non-Olympic recognised sports and the National Olympic Committees of the region. AIMS took part in […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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