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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 […]

WAKO Delegates visited Polish Olympic Committee
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WAKO Delegates visited Polish Olympic Committee

WAKO DELEGATION IN POLAND WAKO President Mr. Borislav Pelevic, WAKO Board member Mrs. Kate Kocsiewska and President of  Polish Kickboxing Association Mr.Andrzej Palasz, visited Polish Olympic Committee. On the meeting with Mrs. Irena Szewińska, who is IOC member and Vice President of Polish Olympic Committee, five times Olympic Champion in athletics (running), WAKO President introduced […]

FIAS launches gender equity video campaign
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FIAS launches gender equity video campaign

Adding up to the current efforts to encourage and promote the female participation in SAMBO, FIAS has recently launched a video campaign addressing gender equity in sport. The video that carries the name “Who Cares About Women in Sport?” showcases examples of four women that have been making a difference in SAMBO around the world, […]

SportAccord and TAFISA meeting
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SportAccord and TAFISA meeting

A joint meeting took place at the SportAccord head office in Lausanne, invited by SportAccord President and IOC Member Patrick Baumann and attended by IOC Member Nenad Lalovic President of United World Wrestling, ARISF President Rafaelle Chiulli, AIMS Council Member Michal Buchel, AIMS President Stephan Fox and TAFISA Secretary General Wolfgang Baumann. The meeting was held for the […]

Ireland’s First Minigolf Open To Take Place In Rainforest Adventure Golf
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Ireland’s First Minigolf Open To Take Place In Rainforest Adventure Golf

Leinster and Irish Rugby International, Sean Cronin, officially launched the inaugural Irish Minigolf Open today at Rainforest Adventure Golf in Dundrum. The Irish Minigolf Open is set to take place on Saturday February 18th and Sunday February 19th in Rainforest Adventure Golf. Sean Cronin and both his Leinster and Irish teammates are regular visitors to […]

National School Minigolf Championship to be held in India
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National School Minigolf Championship to be held in India

Maharashtra, India – The National School Minigolf Championship is being held from January 17 – 20, 2017 at Sandip Polytechnic University. Prior to this event the State School Minigolf Championships is being held January 13 – 15, 2017 at the same location.  The events are being organized by the Minigolf Federation of India (MFI) in […]

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