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The third President’s Cup will be held in Edinburgh in September
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The third President’s Cup will be held in Edinburgh in September

The place and dates of the third President’s SAMBO Cup to be held in the UK have been decided. After London and Manchester, the tournament has moved to Edinburgh, Scotland. This is where the attention of SAMBO athletes from around the world who want to fight for the prestigious challenge trophy will be focused on […]

Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger
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Interview with IFA Secretary General Jörn Verleger

Mr. Jörn Verleger was introduced as new voluntary Secretary General at the IFA Congress in Argentina back in November 2015. The 44-year old sport enthusiast from Bavaria aims high when it comes to the future of fistball. He talks to us about the progress of the IOC Recognition and new IFA structures.   IFA: Hello […]

Germany takes it all at the European Indoor Champions Cups
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Germany takes it all at the European Indoor Champions Cups

This weekend the European Women’s and Men’s Indoor Champion Cup took place. The reigning champions from TSV Pfungstadt (GER / Men) and TSV Dennach (GER / Women) were able to defend their trophies. While Dennach won back to back titles, the squad from Pfungstadt even won for the third consecutive time. Congratulations to the winners! […]

Kickboxing in the European Games
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Kickboxing in the European Games

New elected WAKO President Mr. Borislav Pelevic and Mr. Roy Baker, acting President of WAKO Europe, had a meeting in Dublin with Mr. Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committee (in the picture on the left with Mr. Pelevic). Mr Pat Hickey was specially invited to the finals of the Championships in Dublin, where […]

German Men’s Fistball Team is IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015
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German Men’s Fistball Team is IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015

Congratulations to the Men’s Fistball Team from Germany, IWGA Team of the Month for November 2015. The squad of Coach Olaf Neuenfeld secured the World Fistball Championship title at the World Championships in Argentina (14-21 November of this year). The defending champions achieved the title with a 4-0 win over Switzerland and booked their ticket […]

Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced
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Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced

As the last of the big European Teams Switzerland nominated the squad for the men’s world championship in Argentina. Cyril “Fausto” Schreiber will again be part of the team with witch the Swiss plan to take revenge on the lost final of the European Championship final against Germany last year. There’s also one rookie in […]

Croatia Open and World Junior Final
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Croatia Open and World Junior Final

The 3rd Croatia Open took place on the 19th September in Varazdin, a small historic town close to the Hungarian and Slovenian boarders. This competition includes age categories from children through to veteran.  With bouts in Assaut and Combat, the competition attracted 106 athletes, from 5 countries. The best team performance was by Savate Klub Hrvatski […]

The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set
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The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set

The Team for Cordoba After a week long training camp as preparation for the Men World Championship in Cordoba (Argentina) the Team coach Winfried Kronsteiner announced the 10 playsers to represent Austria in this year. After the final tournament in June the squad was already reduced from 17 players to 14 players and now it […]

German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland
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German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland

The Lahti Minigolf Centre hosted a historic WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 from August 19th to the 22nd. Players from 21 countries and five continents registered for the event; 127 among them competed in the biannual 4-day premier minigolf championship in the world.  The field included players from Kenya and New Zealand who made their […]

Germany won the women’s European Championship 2015
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Germany won the women’s European Championship 2015

After two days with beautiful weather and good fistball games in Bozen (ITA) the qualification round was finished Sunday morning. Germany won all the games without losing a set and was qualified directly for the final. Austria and Switzerland were qualified for the semi finals. Italy and the Czech Republic had do play the qualification […]

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