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Stunning Ekaterinburg to Host SportAccord 2021
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Stunning Ekaterinburg to Host SportAccord 2021

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to announce that the dynamic and historic Russian city of Ekaterinburg will host the 2021 edition of the annual World Sport Business Summit.       Sport’s No.1 global gathering will take place from 23-28 May 2021 at the IEC Ekaterinburg-Expo convention centre. Ekaterinburg is Russia’s fourth-largest city by population, […]

AIMS President Takes Part in The IPF Championships 2019
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AIMS President Takes Part in The IPF Championships 2019

IPF President Gaston Parage and the IPF family invited AIMS President Stephan Fox to Dubai for the United Through Sports; United in Powerlifting Forum as a guest speaker. Mr Fox was also invited to the IPF Championships where he congratulated Mr Parage for his re-election as IPF President and for the newly elected board. President […]

AIMS celebrates a night of friendship
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AIMS celebrates a night of friendship

The AIMS family met recently in Lausanne. An important council meeting took place and all AIMS current and former family members joined together to celebrate the friendship and the success of AIMS. There was a special reason for this celebration as the IOC Executive Board approved the proposal to put forward AIMS to the IOC session […]

AIMS Council at IF Forum 2019
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AIMS Council at IF Forum 2019

The AIMS family held their last meeting for 2019 in the Olympic capital, Lausanne, during the IF Forum 2019 from 28th – 30th October 2019. The AIMS council had discussions in regards to the upcoming SportAccord Convention, United Through Sport Conference and the Sports Festival 2020 in Beijing, China. The symbol of AIMS is a […]

AIMS at the IF Forum 2019
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AIMS at the IF Forum 2019

The AIMS family once again showed a strong presence at the IF Forum 2019 held in Lausanne from 28th – 30th November 2019. Most of the federations, council members had been present and the topic could not have been a more needed one, “Athlete Centred Sport” Many different strategies, ideas and programs were discussed and […]

AIMS President participated in the IOC launch of new guide on competition manipulation, corruption and doping
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AIMS President participated in the IOC launch of new guide on competition manipulation, corruption and doping

A new guide has been launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to provide information on good practice for sports organisations with regard to receiving and handling reports of wrongdoing, including competition manipulation, harassment, doping and corruption. The guide was launched at Olympic House here at the third edition of the International Forum for Sports […]

Thumbs up for World Urban Games
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Thumbs up for World Urban Games

GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli stated in the press conference “the world urban games will be a cocktail of sport, music, street art, dance and family”, he was spot on. GAISF and Budapest have created the perfect formula in a short span of time and delivered an event not only for new generations but all generations. It […]

One Week Count Down to the World Urban Games
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One Week Count Down to the World Urban Games

Excitement is rising as we count down just one week until the spotlight shines bright on the World Urban Games. Over 50 cities approached GAISF the Global Associations of International Sports Federations, the key pillar of the wider sports movement with 125 members, associate members and observers including both Olympic and Non-Olympic sports. One of […]

AIMS President visited IFA
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AIMS President visited IFA

AIMS President, Stephan Fox, had the honour to visit the 2019 Fistball World Championships and also the IFA Awards Ceremony and United by Sports conference. President Fox congratulated the outgoing IFA President, Karl Weiss, on all his achievements over his 8 years of Presidency from 27 to 61 national federations. He also honoured Mr Weiss […]

Germany Fistball World Champion 2019 – Jörn Verleger (Germany) elected new IFA President – IFA Fistball Men World Cup 2023 in the SAP Arena Mannheim
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Germany Fistball World Champion 2019 – Jörn Verleger (Germany) elected new IFA President – IFA Fistball Men World Cup 2023 in the SAP Arena Mannheim

The final attended by AIMS President Stephan Fox and AIMS Secretary General Gerhard Zimmermann as well as by GAISF Director Philippe Gueisbuhler, Andrew Hofer from the IOC Sports Department, IWGA board members Lukas Hinder, Volker Bernardi and IWGA CEO Achim Gossow was a demonstration of strength: With a 4-0 victory (11:4, 11:4, 11:9, 11:5) against Austria, […]

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