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WMF Executive Committee meeting took place in Frankfurt, Germany
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WMF Executive Committee meeting took place in Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany – The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) Executive Board met over three days from March 24-26, 2017. Over 20 different topics were discussed during this meeting, including competition plans, relationships with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Alliance of Independent Recognized Members of Sport  (AIMS), and SportAccord, finances of the WMF, and reports of […]

AIMS at the 2017 SportAccord Convention
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AIMS at the 2017 SportAccord Convention

AIMS President Stephan Fox confirmed that all 21 AIMS member federations will participate at the SAC in Aarhus. Some of them again as exhibitors. The many activities commence on the 3rd in the morning with the IWGA General Assembly and in the afternoon, the AIMS Council meeting. The 4th of April will see a busy […]

Irish Open International Cup for Peace and Sport
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Irish Open International Cup for Peace and Sport

Dublin was again a great host of massive kickboxing tournament, unique in it’s quantity, quality and humanitarian work. Kickboxers from all around the World were again on the same trucks showing that humanity and sport raises under the same flag.                                    More than 4,000 athletes of all ages are taking part in the competition […]

WAKO and  International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) partnership
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WAKO and International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) partnership

SIGN FOR THE FUTURE WAKO became a partner of one more International organization which deals with Women in sport issue. International Working Group on Women and Sport  IWG is International organization dealing with gender equality and women presence in sport in all levels, forcing initiatives to promote physical activity, offering men and women equal opportunities […]

FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY
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FIAS TAKES PART ON THE UNITED NATIONS CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, FIAS joined important global organisations in the United Nations Office in Geneva to discuss gender equality. One of the highlights of the day was the roundtable debate on the role of sports in promoting equal opportunities and women’s empowerment.+ Embracing the celebrations, FIAS also released in the social […]

Alain Vignard wins maiden Minigolf League in Ghana
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Alain Vignard wins maiden Minigolf League in Ghana

47-year-old Golfer and member of the Achimota Golf Club, Alain Vignard, last Sunday beat competition from 24 strong contenders to emerge the overall winner of the maiden edition of the Ghana Minigolf League, which took place at the Marvels Sports Club at Dzorwulu, Accra. The Golfer scored 44-points in the final round of the eighteen-hole […]

14th Challenge for the best
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14th Challenge for the best

The 14th Athens Challenge Tournament took place 04 -05 February 2017 at the Olympic Wrestling Arena in Ano Liossia.          Organized in association with WAKO and the PAN-HELLENIC FEDERATION OF KICKBOXING “POK “, Athens Challenge Tournament is without a doubt the biggest Kick Boxing event in Greece. Athens Challenge Tournament is one of the top 5 Kick […]

RESULTS FROM THE IRISH MINIGOLF OPEN AT RAINFOREST ADVENTURE GOLF
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RESULTS FROM THE IRISH MINIGOLF OPEN AT RAINFOREST ADVENTURE GOLF

Adam Kelly, from Great Britain, has won Ireland’s very first Irish Minigolf Open which was held at Rainforest Adventure Golf. Adam registered a score of 219 over 8 rounds, leaving his final score 69-under par. Kelly cashes in with a cheque for €1500. The Irish National Minigolf Champion was also up for grabs for Irish […]

THE PLACE WHERE THE CHAMPIONS RISE
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THE PLACE WHERE THE CHAMPIONS RISE

2017 Edition of Golden Glove European Cup brought much joy for the participants and for the promoters. The beginning of the year started very well for the WAKO and one more competition has been successfully finished. With 18 nations participating with more than 900 entries, this was more than a good opportunity to check  positions in […]

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