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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GAISF teamed up with the International Testing Agency (ITA) to ensure that all GAISF Members are aware of and able to adapt to the framework of the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code (Code). As part of a continued effort to fully support Members in their delivery of independent, efficient and compliant anti-doping programmes, GAISF signed a […]
An important meeting took place between AIMS President, Mr. Stephan Fox, and AIMS Vice President, Panagiotis Theorodopoulos, to discuss important AIMS issues, upcoming General Assembly and Elections. Strategical plans had been discussed between President, Vice President and General Secretary including the Council in regards to the next step after AIMS full recognition by the IOC.
An important meeting took place in Kazakhstan between AIMS President and the former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and President of Kazakhstan Martial Arts Federation. Mr. Fox was invited together to address all Martial Art Federations and also discussions took place in regards to the World Combat Games.