IOC President welcomes AIMS President
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IOC President welcomes AIMS President

AIMS President, Mr Stephan Fox was invited by the IOC President, Dr. Thomas Bach to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. The meeting took place in Dr. Bach’s private office in a relaxed atmosphere. Mr. Christophe De Kepper, IOC Director General and Mr. Christian Wassmer, Head of Winter Sports and IF Relations were also in attendance. […]

How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye
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How sambo won a huge popularity in Serbia in a blink of an eye

June became a month when a new bright page in the sports history of Serbia was written. The inclusion of sambo in the program of the I European Games in Baku allowed this single combat to flare brightly in this country and around the world. After winning a gold medal in the weight category of […]

Meeting with the Federation of International Lacrosse and AIMS President
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Meeting with the Federation of International Lacrosse and AIMS President

AIMS President Stephan Fox met with FIL President Stan Cockerton and board member Tom Hayes, at Impact Arena on the 8th of July, where the Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championship (ASPAC) is being held in Bangkok to discuss sport development and the upcoming AIMS meeting. We would like to congratulate Lacrosse and their Thai National Federation […]

AIMS Extraordinary Conference in Bangkok
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AIMS Extraordinary Conference in Bangkok

AIMS will hold its Working Group meeting and conference from the 11th – 13th August in Bangkok, with an agenda packed with meetings and presentations. The IOC, IWGA, FISU, OCA and many more will be coming to make presentations and all IFs will have a chance to demonstrate their sport to delegates from universities, the Department […]

16th World Kendo Championships
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16th World Kendo Championships

The 16th World Kendo Championships was held in Tokyo Japan on 29, 30 and 31 May 2015. 56 countries and regions participated to the Men’s-Individual, Women’s-Individual, Men-Team and Women-Team championship. Please see the Results and Information in the website at http://16wkc.jp/.  

Finals of the World Savate Combat Championship 2015
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Finals of the World Savate Combat Championship 2015

Feel the Atmosphere : Video Montage of the Combat Qualifying Tournament 2015 ! The provisional dates and places of the of the finals World Savate Combat Championships 2015 have been announced. All eight weight categories of the senior men’s finals will take place in La Roche sur Yon, France, on 3rd October. Expect some excitement […]

Go – The 36th World Amateur Go Championship Highlight Video
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Go – The 36th World Amateur Go Championship Highlight Video

The 36th World Amateur Go Championship was held from June 5th to 12th in Bangkok, Thailand. Total of 57 players from 57 countries and territories participated, and as a result of intense 8 rounds competition, Changhun Kim, the Korean representative became the new champion.  

Stepan Popov – a hero of our time
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Stepan Popov – a hero of our time

Within a few days this story spread around the world and the act of a Belarusian sambist Stepan Popov delighted a lot of people many of whom have never heard about sambo before. After winning the final sambo tournament during the European Games 2015 over the representative of Azerbaijan Amil Gasimov, Stepan Popov then picked […]