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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 […]

Austria Selected Women’s Team for European Champion Ship
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Austria Selected Women’s Team for European Champion Ship

After a few nominations for the Men’s World Championship this time the Austrians selected first the women’s team for the European championship held in 2 weeks in Bozen (ITA). The team will try to defend the title against the teams from Germany (World Champion 2014), Switzerland, Czech Republic and the home Team from Italy. back (left […]

Selections for the Mens World Championship in Argentina
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Selections for the Mens World Championship in Argentina

After the Tournament in Jona (SUI) the German Head Coach Olaf Neuenfeld selected the 10 players, who will represent the German colors during the 15th Men World Championship in Argentina this November. Here the announcement in German. Only one day later the next squad was selected. The Fistball Federation of Australia announced the team and the […]

Britain is determined to take home the President’s Cup Trophy: three new Sambo clubs open in Manchester
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Britain is determined to take home the President’s Cup Trophy: three new Sambo clubs open in Manchester

The first President’s Cup was held in London, England, in September of last year; this year the prestigious tournament will take place on the 27th of September, in Manchester. After coming second to the Russians, the founders of Sambo, the British team have their minds set on winning and finally leaving at home the exquisite […]

IOC President welcomes AIMS President
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IOC President welcomes AIMS President

AIMS President, Mr Stephan Fox was invited by the IOC President, Dr. Thomas Bach to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. The meeting took place in Dr. Bach’s private office in a relaxed atmosphere. Mr. Christophe De Kepper, IOC Director General and Mr. Christian Wassmer, Head of Winter Sports and IF Relations were also in attendance. […]

How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye
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How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye

June became a month when a new bright page in the sports history of Serbia was written. The inclusion of sambo in the program of the I European Games in Baku allowed this single combat to flare brightly in this country and around the world. After winning a gold medal in the weight category of […]

Stepan Popov – a hero of our time
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Stepan Popov – a hero of our time

Within a few days this story spread around the world and the act of a Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov delighted a lot of people many of whom have never heard about sambo before. After winning the final sambo tournament during the European Games 2015 over the representative of Azerbaijan Amil Gasimov, Stepan Popov then picked […]

Germany Continues Dominance, Stöckle Wins Third Individual Title at WMF World Adventure Golf Masters
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Germany Continues Dominance, Stöckle Wins Third Individual Title at WMF World Adventure Golf Masters

The 2015 WMF World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM) took place on June 6th and 7th at the Hastings Adventure Golf Center in Hastings, England and was co-hosted by the British Minigolf Association. Forty- seven competitors representing a record number of countries, including several of the top-ranked players in the world, competed for individual and team […]

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