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United Through Sport Closing Conference
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United Through Sport Closing Conference

After four days of the United Through Sport and Bangkok Sport Festival came to an end, the closing conference organised by the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and AIMS. The Ballroom at the Centara was filled with personalities and keynote speaker was His Royal Highness Prince Faisal, IOC Member and President National Olympic Committee of […]

World Combat meeting in Bangkok
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World Combat meeting in Bangkok

The 15 IOC and or GAISF recognised Combat Sports met in Bangkok under the leadership of chairman Stephan Fox who is also GAISF Vice-President. The meeting was shared by IOC Executive Member, Nenad Lalovic, who is also the President of United World Wrestling. Many topics were discussed in regards to establishing a working group towards […]

Cooporation is Key
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Cooporation is Key

The symbol of AIMS is a handshake of cooperation to ensure worldwide development of each member IF. The SportAccord Convention in Bangkok was the perfect platform to establish new federations before and during the convention. The Bangkok Sport Festival was a major hit and sports like Fistball and Powerlifting, took not only the opportunity to […]

United Through Sport Conference
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United Through Sport Conference

The 17th of April was a historical day in the world of sport with the official launch of the United Through Sport (UTS) initiative during the SportAccord Convention 2018 held in Bangkok. The Bangkok Sport Festival and UTS initiative was under the full patronage of the IOC and to show his support, IOC President Dr.Thomas […]

SPORTACCORD THAILAND SPORTS FESTIVAL AIMS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPACT
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SPORTACCORD THAILAND SPORTS FESTIVAL AIMS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPACT

The streets of Bangkok came alive to the sights and sounds of sport as the inaugural SportAccord Thailand Sports Festival entertained a packed Centara World Square. It is the first time SportAccord has featured a Festival, taking the delegates onto the streets of Bangkok whilst at the same time engaging the local Thai people. The theme […]

Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival
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Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival

Over 100 representatives of local and international press turned up at the official prelaunch held at the Arnoma Hotel Ballroom. The event opened with a powerful video showcasing the 92 recognised sports grouped together under the GAISF umbrella. Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul opened the press conference showing her pride as a Thai and IOC member that […]

Fistball the First to Arrive
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Fistball the First to Arrive

Over 100 recognised international sports organisations and federations will make their way to Bangkok to participate in the 2018 SportAccord convention. One of the activities running simultaneously is the Sports Festival, which will be patronised by the IOC where over 50 sports will participate. AIMS President and GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox stated that one […]

Minigolf World Championships 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China
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Minigolf World Championships 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China

WMF is now delighted and excited to be able to inform that we have signed the contract for WC 2019 with the local organizer and China Minigolf Sport Federation (CMF). This means that the Minigolf World Championships will take place for the first time ever outside Europe in 2019. This is a consequent step in […]

Bangkok is getting ready for SportAccord Convention 2018
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Bangkok is getting ready for SportAccord Convention 2018

The 3rd site visit took place between the LOC of the Royal Thai Government and lead by Lt. Co. Ruj Saeng-Udom, Deputy Governor of SAT and Nis Hatt, CEO of SportAccord Convention. Over 70 people from various departments participated in this important meeting in which all departments put their progress reports forward. GAISF Vice President, […]

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