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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

AIMS President shows his respect at the new ANOC headquarter
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AIMS President shows his respect at the new ANOC headquarter

The 8th of June 2015 was a historic day for the Association of National Olympic Committees under the presidency of His Royal Highness Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, where AIMS President Mr. Stephan Fox, showed respect on behalf of the 23 international sporting federations of AIMS. It was a glorious day for the Olympic Movement, with […]

Ju-Jitsu-ka of the Month – Anastasia Goumaki
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Ju-Jitsu-ka of the Month – Anastasia Goumaki

Anastasia lives in Athens, Greece together with her family. She was born in 1998 and is still very much in high school. She started with Karate when she was 6 years old. After 2 years she started to train Ju-Jitsu at Titans Ju Jitsu club and from then she never stopped. She is a black […]

Fistball – A Brief Background
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Fistball – A Brief Background

When exactly the game of fistball was “invented”, is not known. What is certain, however, is that the roots lie in the southern part of Europe, perhaps in Italy. The earliest known written mention of the game is by Roman Emperor Gordian III and dates to the year 240. Rules for an Italian version of […]

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