WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR CADETS AND JUNIORS Dublin, 27th August – 3rd September
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR CADETS AND JUNIORS Dublin, 27th August – 3rd September

BEAUTIFUL WAKO YOUTH There were eight days enjoying kickboxing in Dublin, City West Conventional  center. World championships for the youngest categories in WAKO  were the real celebration of life. Sporthall and hotel were full of young smiling faces,full of laugh,  it was an explosion of the emotions in the arena where fights were the reasons […]

AIMS Congratulates President Theodoropoulos
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AIMS Congratulates President Theodoropoulos

AIMS would like to congratulate AIMS Vice President Mr. Panagiotis Theodoropoulos on his re-election as President of JJIF by the JJIF Congress. The sport of Ju-Jitsu has seen great development under Mr Theodoropoulos’ presidency and we wish him another successful term as he continues to take the sport of Ju-Jitsu to it’s highest recognition.

What is happening in the world of disability SAMBO? International digest
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What is happening in the world of disability SAMBO? International digest

Turkey On September 14, a working meeting on the development of SAMBO for the visually impaired in Turkey was held in the office of the International SAMBO Federation. Roman Novikov, the Head of the Commission on SAMBO Development for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Russian SAMBO Federation shared his experience of the organization’s […]

First African Minigolf Summit
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First African Minigolf Summit

First African Minigolf Summit will take place on 16th-18th of September in Kisumu (Kenya). The World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) and the African Minigolf Sport Federation (AMSF) have organized the first in minigolf history African Minigolf Summit. Representatives from at least 8 countries (Botswana, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Togo, Tanzania) have already confirmed […]

SAMBO Tournament at the Kadayawan Festival in Davao City, Philippines
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SAMBO Tournament at the Kadayawan Festival in Davao City, Philippines

The Kadayawan Festival is an annual festival held in Davao City, Philippines, when people give thanks for an abundant harvest from the land, the rivers and the sea. Kadayawan is considered one of the most spectacular and famous festivals in the Philippines. Traditionally, it lasts for one week in August, but various events may go […]

AIMS Martial Arts Meets at the Martial Arts Masterships
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AIMS Martial Arts Meets at the Martial Arts Masterships

5 of the 7 AIMS member martial arts were represented at the Cheong Ju Martial Arts Masterships, which was a fantastic opportunity to meet, discuss future cooperation and ideas towards the upcoming Combat Games meeting in November in Lausanne. Many meetings have been held and in the spirit of friendship, the martial arts visited and enjoyed […]

World Martial Arts Masterships Opening
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World Martial Arts Masterships Opening

The beautiful city of Cheong Ju in the Republic of Korea was the venue for the World Martial Arts Masterships with 17 martial arts coming together in the spirit of combat sport, friendship and sporting and cultural exchange. 5 of the 7 AIMS member martial arts took part at these Cheong Ju Martial Arts Masterships, with […]

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 […]