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Official signing ceremony for SportAccord Convention 2018 takes place with host city Bangkok
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Official signing ceremony for SportAccord Convention 2018 takes place with host city Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand, May 31, 2017 – SportAccord Convention is delighted to confirm the official signing ceremony took place today with Host City ‘Bangkok’ for the sixteenth edition of the Convention to be held from 15 – 20 April 2018. The signing event was carried out at the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) building with Nis Hatt, Managing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bangkok to host SportAccord Convention 2018
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Bangkok to host SportAccord Convention 2018

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, was confirmed as the host city for the 2018 edition of Sportaccord Convention during a stunning Opening Ceremony to mark the official start of this year’s edition in Aarhus. The announcement was made during a glittering opening ceremony at the Musikhuset, which featured culture, music and the performing arts, as […]

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 […]

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