SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok
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SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok

It was a special honour for two SportAccord and AIMS International Sporting Federations, the International Sepaktakraw Federation and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur, meeting SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann. The meeting happened as part of Mr. Baumann’s visit to Bangkok with the AIMS President, where he also met with IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan and IFMA […]

SportAccord President visits AIMS President
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SportAccord President visits AIMS President

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between the newly elected SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann, an IOC Member and also the FIBA Secretary General. Mr Baumann paid a visit to AIMS President and IFMA Secretary General Mr Stephan Fox, who congratulated the new SportAccord president on his election and in turn, Mr Baumann extended […]

Record Success for Peace and Sport
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Record Success for Peace and Sport

  AIMS congratulates Peace and Sport in their White Card Campaign! With over 310 projects from 170 countries registered on april6.org and 15 million reached through the #WhiteCard campaign, the 3rd edition of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was a global success!   For more details on the April6 White Card Campaign click […]

Ron Froehlich visits the AIMS Bangkok office
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Ron Froehlich visits the AIMS Bangkok office

Ron Froehlich needs no introduction in the world of sport, as an icon and a man that has dedicated his life to sport and a true contributor to the good of society using its power. A SportAccord Council member for many years, the driving engine of the World Games, a leading figure in International Federation […]

AIMS congratulates ARISF and IOC
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AIMS congratulates ARISF and IOC

All 23 international federations which are members of AIMS heartily congratulate the 5 sports which have been recommended by unanimous IOC Executive Board decision to feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Baseball/Soft ball, Sport Climbing, Surfing, Karate, and Skateboarding will be forwarded to the IOC General Assembly in Rio. AIMS sincerely thanks the IOC for […]

AIMS Council Meets in Lausanne
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AIMS Council Meets in Lausanne

The AIMS Council had their first 2016 meeting, held in the Olympic City of Lausanne. All AIMS Executive Board members flew in for this important meeting that has many important topics. The Council discussed the final changes of the new statutes before forwarding it to the General Assembly. The procedure for the historical IOC signing, […]

The Russia – SAMBO – United Kingdom exhibition has opened in Russia’s State Duma
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The Russia – SAMBO – United Kingdom exhibition has opened in Russia’s State Duma

The opening ceremony of the Russia – SAMBO – United Kingdom exhibition took place today, April 26, in Russia’s State Duma. The event coincides with the competitions of the annual President’s SAMBO Cup in the UK and other projects of the International SAMBO Federation. Guests viewed the exhibits before the opening ceremony. Photos were arranged on stands […]

AIMS/ ARISF / IWGA Joint Dinner brings sport together
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AIMS/ ARISF / IWGA Joint Dinner brings sport together

A historic joint welcome dinner hosted by IWGA, ARISF and AIMS was held at the Olympic Museum on the night of the 18th of April. The room was filled with representatives from over 60 international recognised sporting federations  grouped together in ARISF and AIMS  and many of them also members of IWGA and  included in the […]

Patrick Baumann elected President of SportAccord
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Patrick Baumann elected President of SportAccord

FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann has been elected President of SportAccord after overcoming the President of World Underwater Federation Anna Arzhanova at the SportAccord General Assembly. Patrick Baumann is an IOC member and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Secretary General was elected the new SportAccord president today at the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. Mr. Baumann said that he acknowledges […]