Cooperation is the key
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Cooperation is the key

An important meeting took place between the 3 presidents of the 3 IOC recognised organisations  the International World Games Association (IWGA), the Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) and AIMS to discuss the continued close cooperation towards common goals and for the most important assets, the athletes. IWGA also signed an important MoU with […]

SportAccord meeting in Rio de Janeiro
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SportAccord meeting in Rio de Janeiro

An important SportAccord meeting took place in Rio de Janeiro chaired by President Mr Patrick Baumann welcoming all the new council members, who look forward to a fruitful cooperation. The new council members being : President, Mr. P. Baumann, FIBA Secretary General, (ASOIF), Vice Presidents Mr. R. Chiulli, UIM President (ARISF) and  Mr. S. Fox, IFMA Secretary General […]

1st WAKO Fair Play Award
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1st WAKO Fair Play Award

Mr. Romeo Deša from Croatia was awarded the newly established WAKO Fair Play Award during the WAKO Cadets and Junior World Championship in Dublin, Ireland. This new invention is established in cooperation with International Fair Play Association, CIFP, and with the President Mr. Jenö Kamuti, who was present at the ceremony. WAKO and CIFP want […]

Germany and Austria win big at European Minigolf Championships
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Germany and Austria win big at European Minigolf Championships

Vizela, Portugal – The 2016 Minigolf Open European Championships were held from August 24th through August 27th on the VizelGolfe miniaturegolf and concrete courses. Although rain and thunder suspended play many times during the first day, the organizers of the tournament ensured that all twelve stroke-play rounds and all match-play rounds were completed during the […]

2016 Minigolf Open European Championships Take Place August 24 – 27 in Portugal
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2016 Minigolf Open European Championships Take Place August 24 – 27 in Portugal

Vizela, Portugal – The best minigolf players in Europe return to Vizela for the 2016 Minigolf Open European Championships starting on August 24th.  The tournament will be played on the VizelGolfe miniaturegolf and concrete courses.  Eight rounds will be played the first two days, which will be counted toward the overall team championship and in […]

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, […]