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AIMS President makes presentation for Combat Games events
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AIMS President makes presentation for Combat Games events

Lausanne was the place for the World Combat Games meeting. The event showcasing the spirit of combat sports and martial arts. The meeting was opened by SportAccord chairman and the President of Winter Olympic Federations, AIOWF, Mr. Gian-Franco Kasper. On behalf of SportAccord, AIMS President and SportAccord council member, Stephan Fox, made all the presentations […]

AIMS Thanks Sambo Federation
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AIMS Thanks Sambo Federation

AIMS held three important General assemblies this year with the 1st being in Sochi in May, the 2nd in Bangkok in August and the 3rd in Lausanne in November. AIMS is about working together for the benefit of sport and activities on all levels. The practice of sport is a human right and every individual […]

Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship
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Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship

Saturday the World Championship ended. The week started with beautiful weather and interesting games in the three groups. In the middle of the week a ridge of a hurricane brought heavy rain, hail and a bad storm so that firs a game had to be interrupted and then started anew the next day. But it got […]

AIMS General Assembly and Congress in Lausanne
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AIMS General Assembly and Congress in Lausanne

After Sochi and Bangkok, the 3rd AIMS Congress and 2nd Extraordinary General Assembly for 2015 was held in the Olympic capital of Lausanne, where the 23 AIMS member federations came together for the last meeting of the year to discuss important topics and to continue to do their part in shaping the world of sport. […]

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 […]

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