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Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival
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Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival

Over 100 representatives of local and international press turned up at the official prelaunch held at the Arnoma Hotel Ballroom. The event opened with a powerful video showcasing the 92 recognised sports grouped together under the GAISF umbrella. Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul opened the press conference showing her pride as a Thai and IOC member that […]

Fistball the First to Arrive
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Fistball the First to Arrive

Over 100 recognised international sports organisations and federations will make their way to Bangkok to participate in the 2018 SportAccord convention. One of the activities running simultaneously is the Sports Festival, which will be patronised by the IOC where over 50 sports will participate. AIMS President and GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox stated that one […]

Minigolf World Championships 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China
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Minigolf World Championships 2019 in Zhouzhuang, China

WMF is now delighted and excited to be able to inform that we have signed the contract for WC 2019 with the local organizer and China Minigolf Sport Federation (CMF). This means that the Minigolf World Championships will take place for the first time ever outside Europe in 2019. This is a consequent step in […]

AIMS President Meets Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism & Sports
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AIMS President Meets Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism & Sports

GAISF Vice President and AIMS President was invited for a meeting with Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat. Thailand has been awarded the bid to host the 2018 SportAccord Convention, the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport where over 2000 leaders and important personnel […]

GAISF/SportAccord Thailand Sport Festival 2018
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GAISF/SportAccord Thailand Sport Festival 2018

The world of sport is looking forward to the 2018 SportAccord Convention held at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention in Bangkok the capitol of the Kingdom of Thailand. Bangkok is always among the world’s top tourist destinations. The city is a true tourist paradise, proved by the growing number of travelers coming each year. […]

AIMS Welcomes Partnership With Olympic Channel
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AIMS Welcomes Partnership With Olympic Channel

MADRID – 14 December 2017 – Following the recent celebration of its one-year anniversary, the Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached cooperation agreements with the Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS), and the international governing bodies for fistball, muaythai, polo, powerlifting and tug of war to collaborate on content for the […]

GAISF and SportAccord visit Chinese Taipei
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GAISF and SportAccord visit Chinese Taipei

GAISF Vice President, Mr. Stephan Fox, who is also the Chairman of the GAISF Combat Commission, together with the SportAccord Convection CEO, Mr. Nis Hatt and GAISF Head of Administration, Mr. Philippe Gueisbuhler, made a visit to beautiful Chinese Taipei to discuss the World Combat Games 2019.   The visit started in Taipei, where the […]

IOC AND GAISF SIGNAL NEW ERA OF CO-OPERATION AND ALIGNMENT WITH THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
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IOC AND GAISF SIGNAL NEW ERA OF CO-OPERATION AND ALIGNMENT WITH THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

LAUSANNE, 8 November 2017- GAISF and International Olympic Committee (IOC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), underscoring the unity of vision and purpose between the two organisations and paving the way to a continuing close and fruitful relationship, which will benefit all of sport’s stakeholders. The MoU was signed by IOC President Thomas Bach […]

THE VIII INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS “SPORT, PEOPLE & HEALTH” 2017
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THE VIII INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS “SPORT, PEOPLE & HEALTH” 2017

The importance of preserving the integrity of the Olympic Movement and promoting Olympic ideals, moral and human values through co-operation and communication between the IOC, governments and the scientific community was a key topic at the VIII International Scientific Congress in St Petersburg from October 12-14. The Congress, ‘Sport, People & Health’, brought together more […]

Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status
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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status

LAUSANNE. 2nd October 2017 – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) today announced the first International Federations to achieve Observer Status. They are: World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) World Dodgeball Association (WDA) Federation for International FootGolf (FIFG) International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) International Federation of (Match)Poker (IFP) International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) International Table […]