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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 […]

The 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei Opens
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The 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei Opens

The 2017 Universiade was officially declared open by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing welcoming athletes from around the world. The spectacular ceremony featured 3 different cultural performances presenting the story of Chinese Taipei to the world. Stunning digital and human performances received standing ovations and then when over 4,000 athletes marched into the arena with the final […]

ARISF and AIMS President meet in Bangkok
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ARISF and AIMS President meet in Bangkok

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli and AIMS President Stephan Fox. The meeting was important to discuss cooperation in many ways, and also to discuss activities and ideas for the upcoming SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok. A meeting was also arrangement between the ARISF president and the minister of Tourism and Sports, HE Mrs. […]

Minigolf Open Youth European Championships Held August 2 – 5
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Minigolf Open Youth European Championships Held August 2 – 5

Askim, Sweden – The Minigolf Open Youth European Championships were held from August 2 -5, 2017 on the concrete and miniaturegolf courses in Askimsbadet, Askim. In total, 66 players (48 male and 18 female) represented 12 different countries in the individual play. There were 5 full country teams in the male division and 4 teams […]

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