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AIMS attends exclusive event by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil in Rio
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AIMS attends exclusive event by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil in Rio

On the 12th on August, AIMS President and General Secretary were invited to attend an exclusive event in Rio de Janeiro, hosted by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil, to speak on the topic of Youth and Sustainable Development Goals during their time in Rio as part of the Olympic Games. The AIMS President spoke on using […]

AIMS President and General Secretary meet in Rio
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AIMS President and General Secretary meet in Rio

Many important meetings took place in Rio, especially with the inclusion of the 5 new sports into the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020. AIMS President Stephan Fox and General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann, met with SportAccord President Patrick Baumann and ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli to discuss the continued close cooperation and other important matters. Mr Zimmermann […]

SportAccord leadership meets at the 129th IOC Session
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SportAccord leadership meets at the 129th IOC Session

The 129th IOC Session in Rio saw a number of important decisions made in the world of sport, including the inclusion of the 5 SportAccord members to the sports programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Additionally, the newly appointed SportAccord Council who were in attendance at the sessions took the opportunity to not only […]

Germany and Czech Republic dominate at the 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships
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Germany and Czech Republic dominate at the 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships

73 youth U19 players from 11 countries were competing during 4 days of thrilling competition in Austria Bischofshofen, Austria – The 2016 WMF Minigolf Youth World Championships, one of the main worldwide minigolf events of the year, were played from August 10th through August 13th.  Eleven countries were represented as 73 under-19 youth competed for […]

AIMS Congratulates Ski Mountaineering
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AIMS Congratulates Ski Mountaineering

After being granted provisional recognition in April 2014, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) has been granted full recognition by the International Olympic Committee at the 129th IOC Session in Rio. AIMS would like to congratulate ISMF, under the leadership of President Armando Marriott. AIMS President, Stephan Fox, Secretary General, Gerhard Zimmermann and ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli, […]

AIMS congratulates the five new sports included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
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AIMS congratulates the five new sports included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have all been added to the Tokyo 2020 programme, it was confirmed yesterday in Lausanne. The decision was made in a single vote by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members at the session in Rio. “We want to take sport to the youth,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. […]

IFMA celebrates the Olympic Spirit and is included in the Olympic edition of UN Women
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IFMA celebrates the Olympic Spirit and is included in the Olympic edition of UN Women

IFMA and Muaythai shows full solidarity in the Olympic Spirit for the start of the Rio Olympic Games; commencing its own Olympic celebrations with a special Fight Night in St Tropez, France; hours before the Rio Games Opening Ceremony. The event celebrates the Olympic Spirit and gender equality, with a fantastic match up of two […]

WDF EUROPE CUP 2016
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WDF EUROPE CUP 2016

The WDF 2016 Europe Cup will take place September 20 – 24  2016 at the Hotel Zuiderduin Egmond Aan Zee  in the Netherlands. 32 Men’s teams and 26 Women’s teams will be competing, The 18th WDF Asia Pacific Cup will take place in Osaka Japan Wednesday 19th to 22nd of October  2016 Countries competing will be  Iran, […]

AIMS President elected the new SportAccord Vice President
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AIMS President elected the new SportAccord Vice President

AIMS would like to congratulate AIMS President, Mr Stephan Fox on his new appointment as SportAccord Vice President! Mr Fox shared a few words: “The unity of the world sporting family is of utmost importance, and we must ensure that all voices are heard. The cooperation of SportAccord, IOC and WADA; the close relationship of […]

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