Mr. Jörn Verleger was introduced as new voluntary Secretary General at the IFA Congress in Argentina back in November 2015. The 44-year old sport enthusiast from Bavaria aims high when it comes to the future of fistball. He talks to us about the progress of the IOC Recognition and new IFA structures. IFA: Hello […]
SAMBO has been included among the sports that will be represented in the program of the XI Central American Sports Games. One of the largest sporting events in Central America will be held in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, in 2017. SAMBO is the only sport not recognized by the IOC to be included in the […]
The 79th Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) is now being held in Doha. As part of this major event, Nikolai Dolgopolov, AIPS Vice President and Chairman of the SAMBO Commission, presented a report on the development of SAMBO last year. There was special emphasis on the development of SAMBO worldwide: the President’s […]
IFMA prides ourselves to find a balance for the young generation on educational endeavors with sport. It is important for IFMA that education and sport go hand in hand and that we encourage that the young generation follows both paths. Elisa Salinas Chairman of IFMA Youth Commission stated that the enormous power of sport is […]
AIMS is made up of 23 recognised international sport federations that make up about a quarter within the four recognised umbrella groups that include ASOIF, AIOWF and ARISF. AIMS President Stephan Fox said that this 25% is the minimum of AIMS ISF and sports that should be included in multi sport games. Giving the athletes […]
The President of Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko has awarded Dmitry Valent with the sports title of Honoured Master of Sport, which marks the outstanding achievement of Belarus muaythai under the leadership of the President of Belarus Muaythai Federation and Commander in Chief of Belarus Army, Yuri Karaev.
This weekend the European Women’s and Men’s Indoor Champion Cup took place. The reigning champions from TSV Pfungstadt (GER / Men) and TSV Dennach (GER / Women) were able to defend their trophies. While Dennach won back to back titles, the squad from Pfungstadt even won for the third consecutive time. Congratulations to the winners! […]
Wishing you a Merry Christmas for those who celebrate Christmas, and for everyone, wishing you restful days between the years with health and happiness for your loved ones and yourself. Looking forward to 2016 where there will be many moments with more successful achievements and when we enjoy each others’ company.
It has been officially announced that the IOC Executive Board has recently approved recognition status of the of the Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS), subject to the signing of an MoU and some minor amendments to the AIMS Constitution. After the above mentioned requirements are satisfied, AIMS will receive provisional recognition and […]
New elected WAKO President Mr. Borislav Pelevic and Mr. Roy Baker, acting President of WAKO Europe, had a meeting in Dublin with Mr. Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committee (in the picture on the left with Mr. Pelevic). Mr Pat Hickey was specially invited to the finals of the Championships in Dublin, where […]