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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, […]

Muaythai Revealed
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Muaythai Revealed

IFMA has published more than 15 books over the last 20 years promoting all aspects of the art and sport of muaythai. The new book just has been released titled Muaythai Revealed. 172 pages of images shot by Richard Juilliart, the official four time Olympic Games photographer. Richard is one of the most famous sport […]

World Minigolf Sport Federation held Anti-Doping Education courses in Appelscha (NED)
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World Minigolf Sport Federation held Anti-Doping Education courses in Appelscha (NED)

The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) organized courses, both before and after the 2015 Minigolf European Cup held October 1st to 3rd in Appelscha (NED), to increase awareness on the fight against doping in sports. These courses, consistent with the WMF Test Distribution Plan 2015, briefed members on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regulations. […]

International Sport Federations Commit to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls
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International Sport Federations Commit to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

The 23 world recognized federations under AIMS signed a pledge of co-operation with UN Women, we will and must continue to use the beautiful power of sport to create good for society. Bangkok, Thailand – Twenty three sport federations from around the world committed to promote gender equality and train coaches and athletes to prevent violence […]

2015 WMF Minigolf European Cup will take place on 1-3rd of October
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2015 WMF Minigolf European Cup will take place on 1-3rd of October

2015 WMF Minigolf European Cup will take place on 1-3rd of October at the Appelscha Minigolfclub (Netherlands) 113 participants from 10 European countries will compete for the title of the best men and women club team The Minigolf European Cup for national club champion teams is taking place at the Appelscha Minigolfclub in the Netherlands. […]

Croatia Open and World Junior Final
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Croatia Open and World Junior Final

The 3rd Croatia Open took place on the 19th September in Varazdin, a small historic town close to the Hungarian and Slovenian boarders. This competition includes age categories from children through to veteran.  With bouts in Assaut and Combat, the competition attracted 106 athletes, from 5 countries. The best team performance was by Savate Klub Hrvatski […]

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