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 […]

IFMA celebrates its IOC Recognition in a Successful Press Conference in Bangkok
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IFMA celebrates its IOC Recognition in a Successful Press Conference in Bangkok

Yesterday’s Press Conference hosted by IFMA to announce and celebrate their recent IOC recognition was one that was watched by IFMA members, stakeholders, muaythai fans and members of the world sporting family across the globe. Both international and national press and media filled the Grand Ballroom at the Grande Sheraton Sukhumvit Hotel together with honoured […]

Muaythai Receives IOC Recognition
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Muaythai Receives IOC Recognition

Muaythai is a martial art and combat sport with over 1,000 years of tradition, but December 6th 2016 will shape the next 1,000 years, as muaythai was granted provisional recognition by the IOC Executive Board. In an official letter to IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan, the IOC congratulated IFMA “on its achievements in the development of […]

AIMS congratulates Cheer and Muaythai!
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AIMS congratulates Cheer and Muaythai!

AIMS would like to congratulate Cheerleading (ICU) and Muaythai (IFMA) on receiving provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee on the 6th of December 2016. AIMS wishes these members the best as they continue their journeys in sporting excellence and move on to ARISF. We hope that these two sports will continue to support and guide AIMS […]

Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play
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Behind the scenes: what happened in the World Sambo Championships out of the field of play

The World SAMBO Championships were held last weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria. The competition that brings face-to-face the best sambists in the world is also a unique chance for the Sambo stakeholders to evaluate the progress of the sport in different continents and discuss future paths at the FIAS Congress. This year’s encounter preceded the very […]

AIMS Council Meeting in Lausanne
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AIMS Council Meeting in Lausanne

The AIMS council met in Lausanne at the Maison du Sport Internationale. Many important issues were discussed, AIMS President gave a detailed report on the SportAccord Council meeting, including decisions taken by the Council. AIMS General Secretary, Dr. Zimmermann made an administrative report, while the various commissions, headed by Dr Gabriel discussed plans on future […]