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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 […]

New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne
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New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne

  The SportAccord Council met by tele-conference on Wednesday, 27 July 2016. The meeting was chaired by newly elected President, Mr. Patrick Baumann and confirmed the appointment of new Members to the SportAccord Council as proposed by its stakeholders: Mr. P. Baumann, FIBA Secretary General, (ASOIF) Ms. K. Caithness, WCF President, (AIOWF) Ms. M. Casado, […]

Germany wins both IFA U18 World Champion titles
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Germany wins both IFA U18 World Champion titles

The day started with the game for the women’s bronze medal between Austria and Switzerland. In the preliminary round Austria won the first game against Switzerland and so hoped to do it again. But Switzerland would not go without a fight. The rallies were long and the lead in the first set changed a few times. […]

WAKO tournament activities in 2016
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WAKO tournament activities in 2016

TIGHT SCHEDULE OF GREAT WORLD WAKO TOURNAMENTS AND CHAMPIONSHIPS The beginning of the year was reserved for celebration of kickboxing on 13th Athens Challenge, 06th-07th February 2016. Athens Challenge Tournament is without any doubt one of the top 5 Kickboxing events across the Wold and the biggest Kickboxing event in Greece. The tournament was in […]

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