Condolences for the loss of Don Porter
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Condolences for the loss of Don Porter

With sadness we have heard the news on the passing of Don Porter. We would like to send our deepest condolences to his wife Jean and the Porter family. We all know Don was a man of sport, serving as the president of the International Softball Federation for 26 years and his vision and his […]

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

On this year’s United Nations’ World Environment Day, International Sports Federations (IFs) demonstrated their commitment to protecting biodiversity and promoting awareness for pressing environmental issues. The focus of this year’s day was the celebration of biodiversity, which is vital for our planet’s ecosystems, and many IFs took the opportunity to illustrate their ongoing work in […]

JUDO CENTRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH FOR REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM HOPEFUL
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JUDO CENTRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH FOR REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM HOPEFUL

Syria’s Sanda Aldass “cannot have imagined” getting through the trauma of fleeing civil war, being separated from her husband and infant child and forging a new life in a foreign country without the solace of sport. A lifelong judoka, she is now fervently hoping to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020. […]

CIPS Takes You To The World Of Fishing
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CIPS Takes You To The World Of Fishing

Today we would like to take you to the International Sport Fishing Confederation CIPS. CIPS has grown from strength to strength with 152 national federations and around 50 million members part of the CIPS world family. Under the energetic leadership of President Ferenc Szalay, CIPS has become a respectable and recognisable member of GAISF and […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2020: BUILDING A HEALTHIER PLANET THROUGH SPORT
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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2020: BUILDING A HEALTHIER PLANET THROUGH SPORT

From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.   This year, we celebrate World Environment Day at a time when the world is grappling with the devastating coronavirus […]

The Role Of Women In Sport
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The Role Of Women In Sport

  Sport is a powerful platform for the empowerment of woman, girls and gender equality. Gender equality, must be a basic human right, and, a fundamental principle of any recognised sport. Over that last years we have all been part in promoting gender equality for all our athletes and within the international federation rightfully more […]

“BE PATIENT AND THINK POSITIVE”
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“BE PATIENT AND THINK POSITIVE”

“BE PATIENT AND THINK POSITIVE”: AN INSPIRING MESSAGE FROM OLYMPIC MARATHON CHAMPION ELIUD KIPCHOGE http://www.olympic.org/news/-be-patient-and-think-positive-an-inspiring-message-from-olympic-marathon-champion-eliud-kipchoge

Teqball: The World is Curved
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Teqball: The World is Curved

Teqball The World is Curved Today, we take you to a sport which has been recently given observer status in GAISF and is one of the fastest growing new sports. Fédération Internationale de Teqball or FITEQ, is the governing body over Teqball and Para-Teqball, led by President, GÁBOR BORSÁNYI and Chairman, VIKTOR HUSZÁR both of […]

World Draughts Federation: Live Competition
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World Draughts Federation: Live Competition

World Draughts Federation: Federation Mondiale Du Jeu De Dames, or in short FMJD, was founded in 1947 by 4 federations and has grown into a world recognised sport and organisation with 74 member federations. FMJD is a respectable member of Sportaccord and AIMS, both IOC recognised umbrella organisations. Former President, Harry Otten and current President, […]