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GAISF COUNCIL MEETS TO STRENGTHEN AND SUPPORT MEMBERS
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GAISF COUNCIL MEETS TO STRENGTHEN AND SUPPORT MEMBERS

The GAISF Council met today at the new WBSC headquarters in Pully, Switzerland to discuss an array of topics including GAISF’s work to support its Members in key areas such as good governance, social inclusion and strengthening sport during the pandemic. Preparations for the forthcoming GAISF General Assembly and IF Forum, scheduled for early November, […]

ART AND SPORT: PIERRE DE COUBERTIN’S VISION IS JUST AS RELEVANT TODAY!
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ART AND SPORT: PIERRE DE COUBERTIN’S VISION IS JUST AS RELEVANT TODAY!

Following the initiative of Pierre de Coubertin, who wanted to combine “muscles and mind” at the Games, seven editions, from 1912 to 1948, included Olympic events in painting, sculpture, literature, music and architecture. After these were dropped, the cultural programmes created for the Games successfully continued the vision of the man who revived the Games. […]

GAISF PARTNERS WITH THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES IN SPORT
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GAISF PARTNERS WITH THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORT TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES IN SPORT

The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and The Sustainability Report have signed a partnership agreement to promote the environmental, social and economic sustainability projects of International Sports Federations and wider sports industry initiatives. The partnership follows the successful launch of sustainability.sport, a web portal created by GAISF in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee […]

RUGBY LEAGUE CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY
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RUGBY LEAGUE CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY

The International Rugby League (IRL) is today celebrating the 125th anniversary of rugby league and commemorating its past successes to build towards the future development of the sport. Rugby league’s origins can be traced back to the George Hotel in Huddersfield, United Kingdom, where a group of 21 pioneering clubs effectively founded the sport of rugby […]

INTERNATIONAL JUMP ROPE UNION’S GLOBAL AMBITIONS
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INTERNATIONAL JUMP ROPE UNION’S GLOBAL AMBITIONS

In early 2018, the International Rope Skipping Federation and World Jump Rope Federation merged to form a new united organisation, the International Jump Rope Union (IJRU). Supported and overseen by GAISF, the successful merger was championed by athletes, officials and stakeholders around the world. Following the merger, IJRU was successfully granted GAISF Observer Status at […]

FITEQ INTERVIEW WITH STEPHAN FOX, PRESIDENT OF AIMS
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FITEQ INTERVIEW WITH STEPHAN FOX, PRESIDENT OF AIMS

Interview with Stephan Fox, President of AIMS Stephan Fox is a former Muaythai world champion, who now holds various administrative roles in sport including the Presidency of the Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS). Fox is also Vice President of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and the General Secretary of […]

GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI: WE MUST CONTINUE TO EMPOWER YOUTH THROUGH SPORTS
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GAISF PRESIDENT RAFFAELE CHIULLI: WE MUST CONTINUE TO EMPOWER YOUTH THROUGH SPORTS

  GAISF and SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli marked the United Nations (UN) International Youth Day by calling on the global sports community to continue to empower and engage the world’s 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24. Observed globally, International Youth Day provides an opportunity to celebrate and recognise young people’s voices, actions and initiatives, as well […]

GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP
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GLOBAL SPORTS COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FRIENDSHIP

To mark this year’s International Day of Friendship, International Sports Federations (IFs) took to social media to demonstrate the inherent link between friendship and teamwork, whilst encouraging fans to demonstrate how important friendship is to them. The United Nations (UN) International Day of Friendship aims to emphasise the importance of friendship between peoples, countries, cultures […]

IOC AND UNODC ENHANCE PARTNERSHIP TO TACKLE CRIME IN AND THROUGH SPORT
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IOC AND UNODC ENHANCE PARTNERSHIP TO TACKLE CRIME IN AND THROUGH SPORT

Tackling crime in and through sport, protecting the credibility of sport and enhancing the strategic partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) were the key issues discussed by IOC President Thomas Bach and UNODC Executive Director Ghada Waly , who met virtually on Tuesday 21 […]