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Germany and Austria win big at European Minigolf Championships
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Germany and Austria win big at European Minigolf Championships

Vizela, Portugal – The 2016 Minigolf Open European Championships were held from August 24th through August 27th on the VizelGolfe miniaturegolf and concrete courses. Although rain and thunder suspended play many times during the first day, the organizers of the tournament ensured that all twelve stroke-play rounds and all match-play rounds were completed during the […]

2016 Minigolf Open European Championships Take Place August 24 – 27 in Portugal
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2016 Minigolf Open European Championships Take Place August 24 – 27 in Portugal

Vizela, Portugal – The best minigolf players in Europe return to Vizela for the 2016 Minigolf Open European Championships starting on August 24th.  The tournament will be played on the VizelGolfe miniaturegolf and concrete courses.  Eight rounds will be played the first two days, which will be counted toward the overall team championship and in […]

AIMS attends exclusive event by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil in Rio
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AIMS attends exclusive event by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil in Rio

On the 12th on August, AIMS President and General Secretary were invited to attend an exclusive event in Rio de Janeiro, hosted by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil, to speak on the topic of Youth and Sustainable Development Goals during their time in Rio as part of the Olympic Games. The AIMS President spoke on using […]

AIMS President and General Secretary meet in Rio
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AIMS President and General Secretary meet in Rio

Many important meetings took place in Rio, especially with the inclusion of the 5 new sports into the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020. AIMS President Stephan Fox and General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann, met with SportAccord President Patrick Baumann and ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli to discuss the continued close cooperation and other important matters. Mr Zimmermann […]

SportAccord leadership meets at the 129th IOC Session
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SportAccord leadership meets at the 129th IOC Session

The 129th IOC Session in Rio saw a number of important decisions made in the world of sport, including the inclusion of the 5 SportAccord members to the sports programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Additionally, the newly appointed SportAccord Council who were in attendance at the sessions took the opportunity to not only […]

Germany and Czech Republic dominate at the 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships
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Germany and Czech Republic dominate at the 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships

73 youth U19 players from 11 countries were competing during 4 days of thrilling competition in Austria Bischofshofen, Austria – The 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships, one of the main worldwide minigolf events of the year, were played from August 10th through August 13th.  Eleven countries were represented as 73 under-19 youth competed for […]

AIMS Congratulates Ski Mountaineering
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AIMS Congratulates Ski Mountaineering

After being granted provisional recognition in April 2014, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) has been granted full recognition by the International Olympic Committee at the 129th IOC Session in Rio. AIMS would like to congratulate ISMF, under the leadership of President Armando Marriott. AIMS President, Stephan Fox, Secretary General, Gerhard Zimmermann and ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli, […]

AIMS congratulates the five new sports included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
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AIMS congratulates the five new sports included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have all been added to the Tokyo 2020 programme, it was confirmed yesterday in Lausanne. The decision was made in a single vote by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members at the session in Rio. “We want to take sport to the youth,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. […]

IFMA celebrates the Olympic Spirit and is included in the Olympic edition of UN Women
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IFMA celebrates the Olympic Spirit and is included in the Olympic edition of UN Women

IFMA and Muaythai shows full solidarity in the Olympic Spirit for the start of the Rio Olympic Games; commencing its own Olympic celebrations with a special Fight Night in St Tropez, France; hours before the Rio Games Opening Ceremony. The event celebrates the Olympic Spirit and gender equality, with a fantastic match up of two […]

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