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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status
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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status

LAUSANNE. 2nd October 2017 – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) today announced the first International Federations to achieve Observer Status. They are: World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) World Dodgeball Association (WDA) Federation for International FootGolf (FIFG) International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) International Federation of (Match)Poker (IFP) International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) International Table […]

AIMS honours the contributors to the success of AIMAG 2017
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AIMS honours the contributors to the success of AIMAG 2017

AIMS President, Stephan Fox, Addressed the higher ranked officials who have contributed to the success of the AIMAG 2017 in Ashgabat. In a special ceremony, the AIMS president thanked the government of Turkmenistan represented by Mr. Komekov Toyly – Chairman of the State Committee for Sports, for staging this amazing event and giving all the athletes from […]

AIMS Breakfast Meeting in Ashgabat during AIMAG 2017
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AIMS Breakfast Meeting in Ashgabat during AIMAG 2017

After the successful AIMS breakfast get together in Wroclaw, Poland. AIMS President, Stephan Fox, invited the world of sport to a gathering during the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017 in Ashgabat. AIMS President welcomed everyone on behalf of AIMS and the 21 sports but also in his capacity as the General Secretary of […]

Minigolf World Championships to be Held September 20 to 23
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Minigolf World Championships to be Held September 20 to 23

Nin, Croatia – From September 20 to 23, 2017, the 2017 edition of the World Championships will be held at Zaton Holiday Resort. The World Championships is the most prestigious event on the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) calendar and will crown the top players and teams in the world. It’s being held at the […]

AIMS members at Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017
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AIMS members at Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017

AIMAG 2017 started with a spectacular opening and now it is time for the athletes to shine. 3 AIMS members are part of the game, Ju-Jitsu, Kickboxing and Sambo. Ju-Jitsu was the first to start with the stadium packed to the last seats and outstanding performances by the athletes. Ju-Jitsu President, Pannagiotis Theodoropoulus, who is […]

Opening Ceremony Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games
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Opening Ceremony Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games

Over two hours of spectacular dance, music and sporting action athletes from around Asia and Oceania were welcomed to Ashgabat for the Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games. A reception took place beforehand in the Olympique Hotel where excellent food and drinks were served to the delegates and guests of Ashgabat 2017. In the stadium everyone […]

Minigolfers Storm To Victory in Croatia
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Minigolfers Storm To Victory in Croatia

Nin, Croatia – The World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM) and World Deaf Minigolf Championship (WDMC) were held on September 11 and 12, 2017 at Zaton Holiday Resort.  Both of these events are sponsored by the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) and feature some of the best international competitors in their respective divisions on both the […]

GAISF turns a page with the launch of New Logo
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GAISF turns a page with the launch of New Logo

Signifying a “new chapter in its history”, the cheerful and energetic new logo has been launched by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) previously known as SportAccord. The logo, compiled by Barcelona-based designer José Miguel Tortajada Aguilar, is seeking to have a “powerful impact” and to “instantly identify the organisation”. Its most distinguishing […]

Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”
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Lucas Borregales: “Doping is cheating”

Venezuelan sambist Lucas Borregales won again at the Pan-American SAMBO Championships in Colombia. On the first competition day, he obtained the gold medal in the weight category under 62 kg in Sport SAMBO, and the second day he achieved the same results – in Combat SAMBO. Lucas as well as many other athletes participated in […]

WAKO kickboxing at The World Games
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WAKO kickboxing at The World Games

The World Games, the greatest international sports event this year is over.           All expressions are settled down and our athletes are now at vacations. WAKO can be proud of the first participation as an invitational sport, looking forward to Birmingham, Alabama 2021, where we expect to take part as a regular sport in […]

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