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Austrian Classics Kickboxing World Cup
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Austrian Classics Kickboxing World Cup

Innsbruck, 21st-23rd April 2017                           20th Anniversary for great kickboxing tournament this year was a celebration of sport and fair play. 32 WAKO nations represented with 2176 entries in the event from 242 clubs made this Austrian Classics special again. K1, Full contact, kick […]

Turkish Open International Kickboxing Tournament
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Turkish Open International Kickboxing Tournament

The 2nd International Open Kick Boxing Tournament was held between 06-09 April 2017 in Turkey-Antalya. 700 athletes from 14 countries participated in the event in 1200 categories.                  The tournament was held at the WOW Kremline Palace, one of the best hotels of the world famous tourism city of […]

Hats off to ICU and IFMA
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Hats off to ICU and IFMA

A special celebration took place celebrating the recognition of the International Cheer Union and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur. It was a truly memorable night with over 300 sport personalities there to congratulate both sporting federations. SportAccord/GAISF President Patrick Baumann, IWGA President Jose Perurena, FISU President Oleg Matytsin, ARISF President, Raffaele Chiulli, IOC Sport Director […]

Combat Games Meeting a Big Success
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Combat Games Meeting a Big Success

The world recognized Combat Sports and Martial Arts IF leaders convened for the Combat Games meeting under the leadership of the Combat Games Commission. The meeting, held on the 6th of April during the SportAccord Convention was hailed a huge success with the World Combat Games set to return in 2019 after the show of overwhelming support by […]

IFA FISTBALL WORLD TOUR STARTS – SPORTASTIC FIRST PARTNER
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IFA FISTBALL WORLD TOUR STARTS – SPORTASTIC FIRST PARTNER

On March 31, 2017, the “IFA Fistball World Tour“ is taking off in Porto Alegre, Brazil – a brand new global tournament series for fistball club teams, which will replace the current World Cup from 2018. In total, 101 teams will compete in 21 venues on five continents for points at the World Tour. The […]

6th April is the day for Peace and Sport
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6th April is the day for Peace and Sport

WAKO is looking forward for tomorrow’s celebration of 6th April- International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Peace and Sport, the politically neutral organisation dedicated to promoting sport as a tool for peace, has launched its 2017 #WhiteCard campaign, inviting the world to show its commitment to global peace efforts. We celebrate 6th April […]

WAKO Oceania Continental Kickboxing Championships
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WAKO Oceania Continental Kickboxing Championships

Proud and happiness under the WAKO flag   Over the weekend of 18-19 March WAKO Oceania held its inaugural WAKO Continental Kickboxing championships at the Arnold Classics Multi-Sport event in Melbourne, Australia. Over 170 fighters competed in this event across all WAKO disciplines and fighters from across the Oceania region enjoyed 2 days of exciting […]

2017 SportAccord General Assembly
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2017 SportAccord General Assembly

The Denmark SportAccord Convention 2017 was hailed a great success by all delegates. The last day saw the General Assembly with important decisions on the agenda, shaping the future of SportAccord. The changes in statutes put forward by SportAccord President Patrick Baumann will have a significant beneficial impact. The General Assembly unanimously approved the name […]

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