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Thai Powerlifting in full power
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Thai Powerlifting in full power

It started at the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok that the Thai Powerlifting showcased their sport to the Thai public with the full support of the International Powerlifting Federation, AIMS and United Through Sports initiative. From then on, international championships have been organised under the energetic management of Mr John Coyle and close cooperation with […]

AIMS General Assembly Gold Coast 2019
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AIMS General Assembly Gold Coast 2019

The 2019 AIMS General Assembly was held during the SportAccord Convention on the Gold Coast and many important topics took place. There was a full agenda with many important topics, presentations and AIMS continued role as one of the IOC and GAISF recognized IF umbrella bodies. 2018 was an important year for AIMS as 4 sports […]

GAISF Leadership Visits Kazakhstan 
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GAISF Leadership Visits Kazakhstan 

The Sports Ministry of Kazakhstan invited the GAISF leadership to the Capital City, Nursultan,  which has been awarded the 2021 World Combat games. The two day visit included an important conference in which over 500 delegates of various combat sports and martial arts came together for the forum. The former Prime Minister and Chairman of […]

Hats Off Party Rocks the Gold Coast
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Hats Off Party Rocks the Gold Coast

The AIMS Hats Off party has become an institution at the yearly SportAccord Convention to celebrate initiatives, achievements and just coming together as friends. In 2018, 4 of the AIMS members have been recognised, namely WAKO, IFI, FILa and FIAS. This was a record as never before that the IOC has given provisional recognition to […]

Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019
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Bangkok Urban Youth Tournament 2019

In an often divided world, sport is an important connection that unites people across and within societies promoting unity in diversity. There are countless examples of the unifying strength of sport. The Olympic value focuses on friendship, respect and excellence combined with the paralympic values of determination, inspiration, courage and equality. The objective of the […]

New Aikido Umbrella Organizations
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New Aikido Umbrella Organizations

Two new umbrella organizations are to be created after the meetings the IAF representatives had with several organizations in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, this week. The representatives of 5 Hombu recognized organizations in Turkey had a fruitful meeting with Dorin Marchis, IAF DC Member, on Friday, the 22nd of February 2019. TURKISH AIKIKAI is the […]

SportAccord 2018 Legacy Continues in Bangkok
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SportAccord 2018 Legacy Continues in Bangkok

Bankgkok, Thailand – The SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok has been remembered as one of the most outstanding, particularly with the initiative United Through Sports which saw events leading up to the convention and building up to the Bangkok Sports Festival with over 60 sports participating. History was made when the youth team of displaced […]

IAF – The Disability Working Group in Action
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IAF – The Disability Working Group in Action

“Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow.” Morihei Ueshiba For the first time, two wheelchairs using Aikido teachers taught together in Aikido clinics in Europe. Lydia Zijdel, the Chairperson of the Disability Working Group of the IAF, from Netherland, and […]