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WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann re-elected at the Delegates’ Conference 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China
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WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann re-elected at the Delegates’ Conference 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China

The WMF Delegates Conference 2019 was held in Zhouzhuang, China on October 20th, 2019. WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann was re-elected unanimously. After the elections he pointed out, that the focus for the next years will be on youth, development and multisport events. This will be strongly reflected in the upcoming strategic plan 2021-2025. A […]

The Highest Honour Given to AIMS President.
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The Highest Honour Given to AIMS President.

World-renowned sports personality Stephan Fox needs no introduction in the world of sport. A former World Champion who transitioned through various roles including administration and where today, he is the President of AIMS the IOC recognised umbrella organisation for Non-Olympic recognised sports. Mr Fox is also Vice-President of GAISF, the world umbrella organisation for Olympic and Non-Olympic sports […]

AIMS President Visits IWF World Championships in Thailand
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AIMS President Visits IWF World Championships in Thailand

Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS) President Stephan Fox has visited the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Thailand. He was was welcomed by IWF President Tamás Aján. The pair exchanged gifts and watched the women’s 81 kilograms and men’s 102kg A sessions won by Colombia’s Leidy Yessenia Solis Arboleda – at […]

AIMS Family Says Thank You to World Martial Arts Masterships
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AIMS Family Says Thank You to World Martial Arts Masterships

Six current and former AIMS member participated in the World Masterships 2019 from the highest level. Aikido, Judo, Kick Boxing, Sambo, Savate, Jiu Jitsu and Muaythai all participated. Leading personalities from the AIMS Council, President Fox, Vice President Panagiotis, Council Members Miguel Buchel, Julie Gabriel, Kei Izawa and former president Espen Lund all contributed to […]

International Aikido Federation at the Chungju, World Martial Arts Masterships 2019
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International Aikido Federation at the Chungju, World Martial Arts Masterships 2019

The IAF team had a wonderful participation at the World Martial Arts Masterships in Korea. We were present in the event with an Aikido seminar conducted by our Ambassador, Shihan Christian Tissier 8 Dan, and a complex demonstration session. Aikido had the weekend of 31 Aug – 1 Sep allocated in the international martial arts […]

AIMS President as a Guest of Honour at Sepaktakraw World Conference
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AIMS President as a Guest of Honour at Sepaktakraw World Conference

Aim President, Stephan Fox, was the guest of honour and keynote speaker at the 2019 sepaktakraw conference with delegates from over 40 countries. Sepaktakraw General Secretary,  Mr Abdul Halim Kader, welcomed the AIMS President and gave a full report to the delegates and the President on all recent developments of sepaktakraw as one of the […]

AIMS Congratulates IDBF President
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AIMS Congratulates IDBF President

AIMS congratulates Mike Thomas on his re-election as IDBF President, at the occasion of the IDBF General Assembly in Pattaya, Thailand. Mike’s re-election goes to your enthusiasm and dedication which is highlighted in the 14th World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Pattaya. It was an honour for the AIMS President to be invited and speak at […]

AIMS President as Guest of Honour at the IJF Gala 
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AIMS President as Guest of Honour at the IJF Gala 

2019 Marks the 55th anniversary of Judo as an Olympic sport. It has debuted in 1964 so there could be no better place, one year before the 2020 Olympics, as to celebrate it in Tokyo. Judo is coming home, literally. Judo has become one f the most recognisable sports in the world and the credit […]

AIMS President visits Ju-Jitsu Grand Prix
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AIMS President visits Ju-Jitsu Grand Prix

AIMS President followed an invitation by the Ju-Jitsu International Federation to visit the Ju-Jutsu Gand Prix held in Bangkok, Thailand. JJIF Director-General, Joachim Thumfart, welcomed the President and gave him a full tour through the venue. The AIMS President was not only impressed with the quality of the competition but also the number of participants and […]

Official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in Kunshan, China
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Official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships in Kunshan, China

The first official press conference of the 16th WMF Minigolf World Championships took place on Saturday, July 13th in Kunshan, China. The championships will be held near Kunshan in the ancient water town Zhouzhuang on October 18th – 27th. WMF President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann represented WMF in the press conference and was one of the […]

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