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IOC Executive Board proposes full recognition of six International Federations
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IOC Executive Board proposes full recognition of six International Federations

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today proposed for approval by the IOC Session six provisionally recognised International Federations (IFs) for full IOC recognition, in accordance with the Olympic Charter. The IFs concerned are: The International Cheerleading Union (ICU) – provisionally recognised in 2016 The International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) – […]

IOC names 29-strong Olympic Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020
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IOC names 29-strong Olympic Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020

A total of 29 athletes from 12 sports will form the Olympic Refugee Team at Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today. The chosen competitors, selected from a group of 55 promising refugee athletes from 13 countries that were given IOC scholarships, are set to compete across athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, cycling, judo, […]

IOC President: Sport can contribute to rebuild a more human-centred and inclusive society
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IOC President: Sport can contribute to rebuild a more human-centred and inclusive society

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, addressed today the online 2021 EU Sport Forum organised by the European Commission. This year, the theme of the two-day annual forum is “Towards a healthier, resilient and sustainable European sport”, and the event has brought together hundreds of high-level participants from EU Member States […]

Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime
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Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime

Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime 01 June 2021 – While preventing crime is often considered the responsibility of law enforcement, for efforts to succeed a much more comprehensive approach is required. This includes building strong partnerships with a wide diversity […]

AIMS Congratulates Sambo and Wushu
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AIMS Congratulates Sambo and Wushu

                                         The International World Games Association family has grown from 37 to 39 members. The international wushu and sambo federations received the 2/3 majority. AIMS President Stephan Fox sent personal congratulatory messages to the President of […]

IAF 2021 Highlights
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IAF 2021 Highlights

IAF 2021 Highlights As the biggest IAF to date got underway, nearly 2,000 athlete representatives had registered to join moderator Jeanette Kwakye, an Olympic sprinter, IOC AC Chair Kirsty Coventry, and a host of other keynote speakers in the first-ever digital edition of the Forum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission […]

Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023
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Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023

Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023 RIYADH, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – will host the 2023 World Combat Games. The World Combat Games (WCG) is a celebration of Martial Arts and Combat Sports inviting the 15 Combat Sports and Martial Arts who are members of GAISF. 24 May 2021 Riyadh was awarded […]

Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021
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Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021

Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021 LAUSANNE, Switzerland – A Virtual Launch Celebration provided an exciting glimpse of what to expect at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021 in Ekaterinburg at the end of today’s International Federation (IF) Forum 2021. With less than six months […]

IFs Praised for ‘Leading the Way’ in Response to Pandemic as IF Forum 2021 Hears Calls for Solidarity in Sport
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IFs Praised for ‘Leading the Way’ in Response to Pandemic as IF Forum 2021 Hears Calls for Solidarity in Sport

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Sports Federations were praised this morning for setting an inspirational example over the past year, as leaders at the International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 underlined the importance of solidarity across the global sports movement. In the Opening Address at the fully virtual event today (25 May) International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas […]

GAISF MARKS WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT
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GAISF MARKS WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli today underlined the importance of solidarity and unity, and praised GAISF’s partnership with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ (UNAOC) One Humanity campaign, as part of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The UNAOC One Humanity campaign, promoted and supported by GAISF, recognises the ability of sport […]

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