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AIMS participation in the IF forum
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AIMS participation in the IF forum

As with every year, AIMS actively participated at the IFU Forum and this year it was part of the panel in implementing good governance in sport with accountability through transparency and democratic decision-making. AIMS General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann stated that the credibility of AIMS as a recognised umbrella organisation of 23 sports is important. AIMS […]

IOC President opens SportAccord IF Forum
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IOC President opens SportAccord IF Forum

The IOC President, Dr Thomas Bach opened the SportAccord IF Forum 2015 with a record number of international sports federations in attendance. This year’s conference programme is focused on governance and sport and has been developed in close cooperation with the International Olympic Committee and the SportAccord Convention stakeholders. The event was by invitation only […]

AIMS Council meets in Lausanne
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AIMS Council meets in Lausanne

The AIMS council convened for an important meeting before the SportAccord Extraordinary Congress to discuss strategy and a combined stance. Special guest FIAS President, Vasily Shestakov, who attended the meeting also invited all AIMS members for a FIAS sponsored dinner. AIMS President Stephan Fox made a detailed report on all the recent developments of AIMS […]

AIMS In full force at SportAccord’s Extraordinary Congress
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AIMS In full force at SportAccord’s Extraordinary Congress

The 109 world recognised full member International Sport Federations and Associate members convened in Lausanne for the Extraordinary General Assembly for SportAccord.  The meeting was chaired by the President of the AOIWF (Winter Olympics) and Chariman of SportAccord Mr Gian-Franco Kasper and attended by special guest President of ASOIF (Summer Olympics) and SportAccord Convention Mr […]

Men’s World Championship started
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Men’s World Championship started

Yesterday the Men’s World Championship in Argentina started with the opening ceremony in Villa General Belgrano,  which included folkloric dances and a Tango performance and the official welcome-speech by Jose Gonzales, president of the organisation committee and Karl Weiss, president of the international fistball association. Directly after the ceremony the opening game was held at […]

SportAccord agrees with principle of merging with SportAccord Convention
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SportAccord agrees with principle of merging with SportAccord Convention

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – At the Extraordinary General Assembly of SportAccord held at the Hotel Royal Savoy in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday 11th November, the members decided by large majority to authorise the SportAccord Council to negotiate with the Board of the SportAccord Convention to merge the organisations into one body. In spring 2016 the General […]

AIMS will meet in Lausanne
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AIMS will meet in Lausanne

The 23 recognised world sports will be gathering again in Lausanne, the Olympic Capital for the 2015 SportAccord IF Forum. There will be various important meetings including the AIMS Executive Board meeting and the Assembly at which the representatives of the 23 sports will gather to make important decisions for the overall development of sport. […]

The 2015 SportAccord IF Forum, Lausanne 11 – 13 November
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The 2015 SportAccord IF Forum, Lausanne 11 – 13 November

  The SportAccord IF Forum will take place in Lausanne from 11th -13th November 2015. Over 100 world recognised sports and sporting organistaions and umbrella bodies will gather in Lusanne the Olympic capital of the world. “Governance in Sport” will be one of the main focuses on the conference program for this important forum, which […]

ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS meeting in Kuala Lumpur
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ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF and AIMS meeting in Kuala Lumpur

The four presidents of the SportAccord umbrella organisations Mr Gian Franco Kasper (AIOWF), Mr Raffaele Chiulli (ARISF), Mr Francesco Ricci Bitti (ASOIF) and Mr Stephan Fox (AIMS) met in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the continued close cooperation between world recognised sports represented in the 4 groups. AIMS president, and IFMA General Secretary Mr Fox, thanked […]

AIMS at the 128th IOC Session
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AIMS at the 128th IOC Session

On the personal invitation of the distinguished IOC president Dr Thomas Bach, AIMS attended the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AIMS president Stephan Fox thanked the distinguished IOC president Dr Bach for this invitation. Besides witnessing important decision-making, such as the vote of the 2020 Youth Olympic Games and the 2022 Winter Olympics, […]

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