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AIMS to host its first ever Virtual General Assembly
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AIMS to host its first ever Virtual General Assembly

AIMS to host its first ever Virtual General Assembly   The pandemic has affected each and everyone including the world of sports. Health and safety are a priority on and off the field of play. This is why the AIMS council has decided to hold the upcoming AIMS general assembly on November 9th in a virtual […]

GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
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GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY MARKS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

International Sports Federations (IFs) and GAISF Members marked World Mental Health Day this weekend with a wide variety of positive activations, digital campaigns and initiatives, all aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues at a time when it is more important than ever before. World Mental Health Day is held annually on 10 October, […]

IFA ANNIVERSARY PODCAST #10 WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEPHAN FOX IS ONLINE
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IFA ANNIVERSARY PODCAST #10 WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEPHAN FOX IS ONLINE

In our anniversary episode #10 we are welcoming a special guest: our dear friend Stephan Fox, President of United Through Sports and AIMS, former World Champions of Muaythai and Secretary General of the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA). “Fistball Inside” is the podcast magazine of the International Fistball Association. IFA President Joern Verleger and […]

IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival
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IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival

IPC supports UTS World Virtual Youth Festival Multiple organisations including the IOC and the IPC join forces with United Through Sports to engage youngsters in sport during the pandemic06 Oct 2020 To get youngsters around the world active during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and multiple other sport organisations have partnered with […]

UTS 2020 YOUTH FESTIVAL PATRONAGE
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UTS 2020 YOUTH FESTIVAL PATRONAGE

    “Cooperation is always more powerful than competition, and in union there is strength.”– UTS President Stephan Fox As we mark the 50-day countdown to the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2020, youth around the world are now being activated and invited to participate in the festival competitions. Over 60 international sport affiliated organisations have joined towards […]

IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format
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IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 October 2020 IF Forum 2020 to Adopt Fully Virtual Format LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The International Federation (IF) Forum, the annual event that brings together leaders from across the global sporting community, will be hosted by SportAccord in a fully virtual format next month.In light of the challenges in relation to international travel […]

GAISF TO HOST ITS FIRST EVER VIRTUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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GAISF TO HOST ITS FIRST EVER VIRTUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

In light of the complexities of international travel and in-person gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the forthcoming GAISF General Assembly on 10 November 2020 will be held in a virtual format for the first time ever. The General Assembly had originally been planned in a hybrid form. Due to the evolving situation of the […]

UTS INVITES INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION ITOS FOR THE FIRST TECHNICAL WEBINAR
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UTS INVITES INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION ITOS FOR THE FIRST TECHNICAL WEBINAR

Creator & Designer: Asad Merchant UTS INVITES INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION ITOS FOR THE FIRST TECHNICAL WEBINAR “Individual commitment to a group effort-that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” -Vince Lombardi The UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020 aims to unite all participating sports, whose youth will be competing against […]

UTS TO HOST THE FIRST EVER WORLD VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL
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UTS TO HOST THE FIRST EVER WORLD VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL

“Do something today for a better tomorrow” – Oscar Wilde. Over 60 organisations have come together in solidarity and unity under the Olympic, Paralympic and Special Olympics values. Together these organisations will promote inclusion, health, equality, non-discrimination and peace. The festival includes youth of all abilities where the doors are open for youth from migrant and […]

SHAPING PEACE TOGETHER THROUGH SPORT: IOC EMPHASISES THE UNIFYING POWER OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES
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SHAPING PEACE TOGETHER THROUGH SPORT: IOC EMPHASISES THE UNIFYING POWER OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Ahead of the International Day of Peace, celebrated around the world this Monday, 21 September, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has emphasised the power of sport.   “Sport contributes to peace by unifying people,” said the IOC President. “The Olympic Games today are the only event in our world which […]

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