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Ron Froehlich visits the AIMS Bangkok office
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Ron Froehlich visits the AIMS Bangkok office

Ron Froehlich needs no introduction in the world of sport, as an icon and a man that has dedicated his life to sport and a true contributor to the good of society using its power. A SportAccord Council member for many years, the driving engine of the World Games, a leading figure in International Federation […]

AIMS congratulates ARISF and IOC
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AIMS congratulates ARISF and IOC

All 23 international federations which are members of AIMS heartily congratulate the 5 sports which have been recommended by unanimous IOC Executive Board decision to feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Baseball/Soft ball, Sport Climbing, Surfing, Karate, and Skateboarding will be forwarded to the IOC General Assembly in Rio. AIMS sincerely thanks the IOC for […]

AIMS Council Meets in Lausanne
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AIMS Council Meets in Lausanne

The AIMS Council had their first 2016 meeting, held in the Olympic City of Lausanne. All AIMS Executive Board members flew in for this important meeting that has many important topics. The Council discussed the final changes of the new statutes before forwarding it to the General Assembly. The procedure for the historical IOC signing, […]

AIMS/ ARISF / IWGA Joint Dinner brings sport together
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AIMS/ ARISF / IWGA Joint Dinner brings sport together

A historic joint welcome dinner hosted by IWGA, ARISF and AIMS was held at the Olympic Museum on the night of the 18th of April. The room was filled with representatives from over 60 international recognised sporting federations  grouped together in ARISF and AIMS  and many of them also members of IWGA and  included in the […]

Patrick Baumann elected President of SportAccord
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Patrick Baumann elected President of SportAccord

FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann has been elected President of SportAccord after overcoming the President of World Underwater Federation Anna Arzhanova at the SportAccord General Assembly. Patrick Baumann is an IOC member and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Secretary General was elected the new SportAccord president today at the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. Mr. Baumann said that he acknowledges […]

The third President’s Cup will be held in Edinburgh in September
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The third President’s Cup will be held in Edinburgh in September

The place and dates of the third President’s SAMBO Cup to be held in the UK have been decided. After London and Manchester, the tournament has moved to Edinburgh, Scotland. This is where the attention of SAMBO athletes from around the world who want to fight for the prestigious challenge trophy will be focused on […]

IOC and AIMS officially sign Memorandum of Understanding
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IOC and AIMS officially sign Memorandum of Understanding

History has been made! A historical MoU has been signed between the IOC represented by IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach and AIMS represented by its counterpart Stephan Fox. The signing ceremony was witnessed by 4 Vice Presidents from the IOC, and IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper; this is a testament of the importance of the signing. […]

AIMS Conference in Lausanne
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AIMS Conference in Lausanne

AIMS takes great pride in its cooperation with the recognised organisations in sporting world. The AIMS conference held on the 19th of April, at the Swisstech Centre in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne was a great success with major and highly respected names in the world of sport, the conference was not only informative but […]

AIMS celebrates Songkran at IFMA headquarter
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AIMS celebrates Songkran at IFMA headquarter

Songkran is an important holiday celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April. It is a festival of unity, where people who have moved away usually return home to their loved ones and elder family members. IFMA invited many guests to their garden at their beautiful headquarter to celebrate […]

SAMBO athletes participated in the White Card campaign
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SAMBO athletes participated in the White Card campaign

Three years ago, the Peace and Sport international sports organization initiated the White Card campaign dedicated to the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on April 6. The essence of the campaign is that athletes are invited to take a photo or selfie with a White Card in their hands in order to […]

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