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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 […]

Second Round of the Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019
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Second Round of the Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019

The second round of the Bangkok Urban Tournament took place last weekend with youth teams meeting again to compete in futsal, 3X3 basketball, sepak takraw, badminton and muaythai. The Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament is the continuation of the legacy left in the wake of the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok where charity, social and sports organisations such as […]

Thai Powerlifting in full power
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Thai Powerlifting in full power

It started at the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok that the Thai Powerlifting showcased their sport to the Thai public with the full support of the International Powerlifting Federation, AIMS and United Through Sports initiative. From then on, international championships have been organised under the energetic management of Mr John Coyle and close cooperation with […]

GAISF Leadership Visits Kazakhstan 
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GAISF Leadership Visits Kazakhstan 

The Sports Ministry of Kazakhstan invited the GAISF leadership to the Capital City, Nursultan,  which has been awarded the 2021 World Combat games. The two day visit included an important conference in which over 500 delegates of various combat sports and martial arts came together for the forum. The former Prime Minister and Chairman of […]

Bangkok Urban Success Story
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Bangkok Urban Success Story

Sport Is Your Gang is an initiative which started many years ago providing safe playgrounds especially for children from challenged backgrounds. The Bangkok Sport Accord Convention 2018 was hailed as one of the most successful, especially with the UN initiative born by AIMS, one of the five IOC and GAISF recognized umbrella bodies. The initiative […]

AIMS President invited as guest of honor in Thailand Ju-jitsu Championships.
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AIMS President invited as guest of honor in Thailand Ju-jitsu Championships.

Ju-jitsu has a huge popularity in the world and is very active in the Kingdom itself. IJJF, the world governing body for Ju-jitsu is recognized by GAISF and AIMS. The President of IJJF, Khun Chuchart, is also the Vice President of AIMS. IJJF is included in many multi-sport games. The Thailand Ju-jitsu Federation under the […]

AIMS President invited for Fistball Thailand Conference
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AIMS President invited for Fistball Thailand Conference

Fistball is a very popular sport governed by the International Fistball Association (IFA) with national federations in around 60 countries. IFA is a member of GAISF, AIMS, IWGA and a full medal sport in The World Games. Bangkok hosted the 2018 Sport Accord Convention and history was made with the Bangkok Sport Festival under patronage […]

Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019
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Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019

In an often divided world, sport is an important connection that unites people across and within societies promoting unity in diversity. There are countless examples of the unifying strength of sport. The Olympic value focuses on friendship, respect and excellence combined with the paralympic values of determination, inspiration, courage and equality. The objective of the […]

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