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Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, 6 – 10 October
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Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, 6 – 10 October

It’s just 10 weeks to go til the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games starts in Buenos Aires, where more than 3,500 athletes between the ages of 15 and 18 will compete on the world stage. The lighting of the Youth Olympic flame on 24 July at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece, will mark the […]

FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum
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FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum

The chairperson of the FIAS Athletes Commission attended the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum in Calgary, along with more than 100 athlete leaders representing 54 countries from all around the world. The athlete forum was hosted by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) with the support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Under the […]

GAISF WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR .SPORT DOMAIN PORTFOLIO
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GAISF WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR .SPORT DOMAIN PORTFOLIO

GAISF has officially launched the .sport extension programme, offering its members the opportunity to secure their own .sport domain portfolio. As digital technology continues to evolve, International Federations (IFs) with a recognised and protected domain will ensure they are positioned as the global leader in their sport. Owning a .sport domain from GAISF helps by […]

Unique Art Workshop With Valentina Jarrett Where Kids Create
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Unique Art Workshop With Valentina Jarrett Where Kids Create

The SportAccord Convention 2018 edition took a fresh direction with the incorporation of activities that included a United Through Sports Art workshop led by Valentina Jarrett. With her warm spirit, the engaging Mrs. Jarrett volunteered to teach and inspire a group of displaced children from the Tak province (Mae la, Umpiem and Nu Po camps) […]

AIMS at Romanian Sports Forum
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AIMS at Romanian Sports Forum

An important sport forum took place in Romania, organised by the Romanian Sports Institute. The event took place in one of the most historical but also most beautiful places, in Bucharest at the palace of parliament. Many speakers participated in this 3 day forum, including the IOC Member of Romania, President of Romanian NOC, Mr Mihai Covaliu, President […]

Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference
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Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference

The International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) participated at the 7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport from 17th to 20th May in Gaborone, Botswana. The IWG legacy presented in the frame work of local authorities and Botswana government was in three phases including a local legacy that aims to benefit the outgoing hosts immediate sport […]

Successful cooperation ARISF-IFMA leads to unification of Muaythai in Italy
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Successful cooperation ARISF-IFMA leads to unification of Muaythai in Italy

ARISF believes strongly in the concept of a unified front to support the healthy development of the sport on all levels. Over the last few years IFMA, ARISF International Federation Member, has initiated rigorous efforts to unify all Muaythai groups within the member countries. The unification processes have been accomplished in cooperation with the international […]

United Through Sport Closing Conference
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United Through Sport Closing Conference

After four days of the United Through Sport and Bangkok Sport Festival came to an end, the closing conference organised by the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and AIMS. The Ballroom at the Centara was filled with personalities and keynote speaker was His Royal Highness Prince Faisal, IOC Member and President National Olympic Committee of […]

World Combat meeting in Bangkok
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World Combat meeting in Bangkok

The 15 IOC and or GAISF recognised Combat Sports met in Bangkok under the leadership of chairman Stephan Fox who is also GAISF Vice-President. The meeting was shared by IOC Executive Member, Nenad Lalovic, who is also the President of United World Wrestling. Many topics were discussed in regards to establishing a working group towards […]

Cooporation is Key
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Cooporation is Key

The symbol of AIMS is a handshake of cooperation to ensure worldwide development of each member IF. The SportAccord Convention in Bangkok was the perfect platform to establish new federations before and during the convention. The Bangkok Sport Festival was a major hit and sports like Fistball and Powerlifting, took not only the opportunity to […]

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