Minigolfers Storm To Victory in Croatia
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Minigolfers Storm To Victory in Croatia

Nin, Croatia – The World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM) and World Deaf Minigolf Championship (WDMC) were held on September 11 and 12, 2017 at Zaton Holiday Resort.  Both of these events are sponsored by the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) and feature some of the best international competitors in their respective divisions on both the […]

GAISF turns a page with the launch of New Logo
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GAISF turns a page with the launch of New Logo

Signifying a “new chapter in its history”, the cheerful and energetic new logo has been launched by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) previously known as SportAccord. The logo, compiled by Barcelona-based designer José Miguel Tortajada Aguilar, is seeking to have a “powerful impact” and to “instantly identify the organisation”. Its most distinguishing […]

The 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei Opens
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The 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei Opens

The 2017 Universiade was officially declared open by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing welcoming athletes from around the world. The spectacular ceremony featured 3 different cultural performances presenting the story of Chinese Taipei to the world. Stunning digital and human performances received standing ovations and then when over 4,000 athletes marched into the arena with the final […]

ARISF and AIMS President meet in Bangkok
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ARISF and AIMS President meet in Bangkok

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli and AIMS President Stephan Fox. The meeting was important to discuss cooperation in many ways, and also to discuss activities and ideas for the upcoming SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok. A meeting was also arrangement between the ARISF president and the minister of Tourism and Sports, HE Mrs. […]

Minigolf Open Youth European Championships Held August 2 – 5
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Minigolf Open Youth European Championships Held August 2 – 5

Askim, Sweden – The Minigolf Open Youth European Championships were held from August 2 -5, 2017 on the concrete and miniaturegolf courses in Askimsbadet, Askim. In total, 66 players (48 male and 18 female) represented 12 different countries in the individual play. There were 5 full country teams in the male division and 4 teams […]

AIMS President speaks on the GAISF Member Commission
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AIMS President speaks on the GAISF Member Commission

AIMS President Stephan Fox speaks to InsideTheGames on the importance of the GAISF Member Commission. President Fox  spoke on current members drawing experience from International Federations IFs) which have been recognised by the IOC in the last five years. The Commission’s first meeting was attended by 73 delegates from 48 different IFs in Lausanne last month. Mr. Fox hailed […]

AIMS thanks the Mayor of Wroclaw
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AIMS thanks the Mayor of Wroclaw

AIMS visited the city hall on invitation of the Mayor of Wroclaw, Mr. Rafał Dutkiewicz. The Mayor was presented with a special token by President Stephan Fox and Vice President Panagiotis Theodoropoulos, thanking him on behalf of all AIMS members, for the people of Wroclaw in opening their homes and hearts to the youth of the world. Mr. […]

Full house at the AIMS Welcome Breakfast
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Full house at the AIMS Welcome Breakfast

AIMS invited special guests for a Welcome Breakfast meeting to honour the 2017 World Games and all partner organisations within the Olympic Movement. AIMS President Stephan Fox welcomed all the guests in the relaxed atmosphere, congratulating IWGA President and IOC Member José Perurena for the success of the 2017 World Games, which has truly put […]

AIMS Sports in World Games Fever
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AIMS Sports in World Games Fever

Fistball, Ju-jistu, Lacrosse, Kickboxing and Powerlifting will be taking part in the 2017 World Games, along with former AIMS members that have made their way into the ARISF family – American Football, Flying Disk and Muaythai. AIMS General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann stated, “The atmosphere across the venues was electrifying! AIMS is proud to have such […]

AIMS at the World Games Opening
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AIMS at the World Games Opening

The World Games 2017 opened with a spectacular star-studded Opening Ceremony. IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach was present as the 10th edition of the Games got underway and was joined on stage by International World Games Association President José Perurena and the Mayor of Wrocław, Rafał Dutkiewicz, with AIMS President, Stephan  Fox, Vice President Panagiotis […]