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GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI STATEMENT ON DECISION OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES
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GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI STATEMENT ON DECISION OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

On behalf of all of our International Federation Members, GAISF expresses its full support of the decision that was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, and Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games until no later than the summer of 2021. GAISF understands that […]

WADA responds to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of COVID-19
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WADA responds to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of COVID-19

Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) responded to athlete queries concerning anti-doping in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by publishing a Question and Answer (Q&A) document that it developed in consultation with its Athlete Committee. This follows on from WADA’s COVID-19 guidance that was issued on 20 March to Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) worldwide. WADA President Witold Bańka said: “WADA […]

AIMS Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts. 
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AIMS Contribution To UNESCO Publication: Youth Development Through Martial Arts. 

UNESCO has a long-standing history of supporting youth in a proactive manner that places them right where they should be, at the centre. The uniqueness and vast array of qualities martial arts and combat sports have was given acknowledgement by UNESCO particularly towards the positive development of youth. The GAISF family has 15 IOC and/or […]

AIMS Invited to Attend Olympic Boxing Qualifier
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AIMS Invited to Attend Olympic Boxing Qualifier

The beautiful city of Amman and the Jordan Olympic Committee were honoured with the rights to host the 2nd leg of boxing’s “Road to Tokyo” series, the Asian-Oceania qualifying event. The best boxers of Asia and Oceania convened in Amman to compete to qualify in the 13 weight categories to book their tickets, and 63 […]

SportAccord 2020 Cancellation Statement
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SportAccord 2020 Cancellation Statement

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has announced with regret the cancellation of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2020, which had been due to take place from 19-24 April in Lausanne, Switzerland. On 28 February, the Swiss Federal Government imposed a ban on large-scale events involving more than 1000 people. The ban came into immediate effect […]

UIM Celebrates their Champions at the Olympic Capital of Lausanne
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UIM Celebrates their Champions at the Olympic Capital of Lausanne

There could not have been a more appropriate venue than the Olympic museum for the coming together in celebration of the achievements of the UIM athletes. GAISF, SportAccord and UIM President, Raffaele Chiulli, welcomed the elite Powerboat Racing competitors as well as the UIM executive board. AIMS President, Stephan Fox, was there to represent the […]

Congratulations to AIMS members
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Congratulations to AIMS members

History was made at the FISU Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne as 3 new sports have been recognised by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), Ju-Jitsu, Fitness & Bodybuilding and Armwrestling were all put forward for approval and have been accepted unanimously at the important gathering in the Swiss Olympic capital. AIMS President, Mr. Stephan […]

UIM Aquabike Pro World Championship
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UIM Aquabike Pro World Championship

It was an honour for the AIMS President to be invited by GAISF/SportAccord President, Raffaele Chiulli, who is also the President of UIM, to the opening round of 2020 Aquabike Pro World Championship in Kuwait. AIMS President would like to thank Mr. Chiulli for the invitation to this breathtaking event sanctioned by UIM promoted by […]

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