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Sport Is Your Gang Makes Dreams Come True
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Sport Is Your Gang Makes Dreams Come True

A dream came true for Thailand’s Krisana Padsawa (10) and Arithat Nilsarika (11). Sport Is Your Gang (SIYG) is an initiative founded by the International Federation Muaythai Amateur many years ago. The youth-based initiative functions in corporation with many key humanitarian organisations including Peace and Sport, Generation for Peace and UNESCO. The objective of SIYG […]

AIMS mourns the loss of Patrick Baumann
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AIMS mourns the loss of Patrick Baumann

Patrick Baumann will always be remembered for his vision and beliefs in the true power of sport and Olympic humanity. Through his leadership Patrick has united us into one voice. He has respected each and every member of the world sports family, Olympic and Non-Olympic. His energy, his optimism, his intelligence, his down to earth […]

Gold Coast Secures 2019 SportAccord Convention
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Gold Coast Secures 2019 SportAccord Convention

  After a very successful and memorable convention in Bangkok this year in April, the Gold Coast was confirmed to host the world’s largest and most important world sport and business summit. It will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from May the 5th to May the 10th, 2019. SportAccord President […]

24-Hour International Aikido Marathon
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24-Hour International Aikido Marathon

Kosice will be the heart city of the 24-hour Aikido Marathon this year. 14 instructors from 7 countries will conduct the trainings of this event, during the 6 th -7 th of October 2018. At least a hundred people are expected to be on the tatami on the Saturday of October 6 and train continuously […]

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, 6 – 10 October
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Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, 6 – 10 October

It’s just 10 weeks to go til the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games starts in Buenos Aires, where more than 3,500 athletes between the ages of 15 and 18 will compete on the world stage. The lighting of the Youth Olympic flame on 24 July at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece, will mark the […]

FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum
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FIAS Athletes’ Commission head attends WADA Global Athlete Forum

The chairperson of the FIAS Athletes Commission attended the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum in Calgary, along with more than 100 athlete leaders representing 54 countries from all around the world. The athlete forum was hosted by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) with the support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. Under the […]

GAISF WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR .SPORT DOMAIN PORTFOLIO
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GAISF WELCOMES APPLICATIONS FOR .SPORT DOMAIN PORTFOLIO

GAISF has officially launched the .sport extension programme, offering its members the opportunity to secure their own .sport domain portfolio. As digital technology continues to evolve, International Federations (IFs) with a recognised and protected domain will ensure they are positioned as the global leader in their sport. Owning a .sport domain from GAISF helps by […]

Unique Art Workshop With Valentina Jarrett Where Kids Create
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Unique Art Workshop With Valentina Jarrett Where Kids Create

The SportAccord Convention 2018 edition took a fresh direction with the incorporation of activities that included a United Through Sports Art workshop led by Valentina Jarrett. With her warm spirit, the engaging Mrs. Jarrett volunteered to teach and inspire a group of displaced children from the Tak province (Mae la, Umpiem and Nu Po camps) […]

AIMS at Romanian Sports Forum
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AIMS at Romanian Sports Forum

An important sport forum took place in Romania, organised by the Romanian Sports Institute. The event took place in one of the most historical but also most beautiful places, in Bucharest at the palace of parliament. Many speakers participated in this 3 day forum, including the IOC Member of Romania, President of Romanian NOC, Mr Mihai Covaliu, President […]

Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference
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Great exchange on women and sport: FIAS at the 7th IWG World Conference

The International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) participated at the 7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport from 17th to 20th May in Gaborone, Botswana. The IWG legacy presented in the frame work of local authorities and Botswana government was in three phases including a local legacy that aims to benefit the outgoing hosts immediate sport […]

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