Meet the Galjoens
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Meet the Galjoens

Meet the Galjoens – a South African fistball team who’ll carry the hopes of the nation when they take on the best in the world later this year. I came this close to representing South Africa, but I made a fist of it. My near miss started with a trip to Switzerland and a sport […]

IWGA Athlete of the Month goes to Muaythai athlete Vewart Comta!
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IWGA Athlete of the Month goes to Muaythai athlete Vewart Comta!

Congratulations to Vewart Comta, IWGA Athlete of the Month for August 2015. The Muaythai fighter from Thailand won the gold medal (weight class 57 kg) at the IFMA Muaythai Royal World Cup in Bangkok. He became the first athlete to qualify for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland. Finally, the Jury, made up of all […]

AIMS Makes a pledge to UN Women
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AIMS Makes a pledge to UN Women

Since the beginning of time, sport has played a very important role in inspiring people regardless of their divides. The enormous power of sport is one that can be used to achieve great change. Giving back to society and using the power of athletes and champions can contribute to achieve something larger than yourself. Therefore […]

Sporting Family Social Night
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Sporting Family Social Night

After hard days of congress meetings, IFMA, the host of the AIMS conference in Bangkok invited all representatives from the IOC, FISU, TAFISA, IWGA and the 23 sports to a night of cultural experience and enjoyment in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Bangkok, the heart of the Kingdom of Thailand. IFMA […]

AIMS introduces its New Board
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AIMS introduces its New Board

AIMS election took place after at the AIMS General Assembly in Bangkok and the following positions have been filled by the AIMS members: Vice-president Panagiotis Theodoropoulos General Secretary Gerhard Zimmermann  Directors Robert Keller Mike Haslam Julie Gabriel Michal Buchel Karl Weiss  Honorary member Espen Lund The AIMS family is looking forward for a close cooperation […]

German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland
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German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland

The Lahti Minigolf Centre hosted a historic WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 from August 19th to the 22nd. Players from 21 countries and five continents registered for the event; 127 among them competed in the biannual 4-day premier minigolf championship in the world.  The field included players from Kenya and New Zealand who made their […]

Muaythai and Ju-Jitsu sign MOU
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Muaythai and Ju-Jitsu sign MOU

The cooperation of sport for the benefit of sport is important according to IFMA President Dr Sakcyhe Tapsuwan and Ju-Jitsu President Mr Panagiotis Theodoropoulos. AIMS President Stephan Fox stated that it may be the case that some sports are stronger than another in different regions, therefore united events can educate the audience on sports that […]

The World of Sport Convenes in Thailand
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The World of Sport Convenes in Thailand

The Royal Thai Government, the Institute of Physical Education, came together for a day of sport, hosting the 23 AIMS sports to have a unique chance to introduce themselves to the sport universities, the Department of Physical Education and other stakeholders in Thai sport. AIMS President Stephan Fox stated that this gathering is vital to […]

IFMA Royal World Cup Finals
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IFMA Royal World Cup Finals

There was no sitting or standing space at the Finals of the IFMA Royal World Cup 2015, when the best of the best met to secure their medals, place in the world  and an esteemed spot in the 2017 World Games together with the chance to be nominated for highly coveted Royal World Cup trophy.