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AIMS at the IF Forum 2019
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AIMS at the IF Forum 2019

The AIMS family once again showed a strong presence at the IF Forum 2019 held in Lausanne from 28th – 30th November 2019. Most of the federations, council members had been present and the topic could not have been a more needed one, “Athlete Centred Sport” Many different strategies, ideas and programs were discussed and […]

AIMS President participated in the IOC launch of new guide on competition manipulation, corruption and doping
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AIMS President participated in the IOC launch of new guide on competition manipulation, corruption and doping

A new guide has been launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to provide information on good practice for sports organisations with regard to receiving and handling reports of wrongdoing, including competition manipulation, harassment, doping and corruption. The guide was launched at Olympic House here at the third edition of the International Forum for Sports […]

AIMS President Visits IWF World Championships in Thailand
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AIMS President Visits IWF World Championships in Thailand

Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS) President Stephan Fox has visited the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Thailand. He was was welcomed by IWF President Tamás Aján. The pair exchanged gifts and watched the women’s 81 kilograms and men’s 102kg A sessions won by Colombia’s Leidy Yessenia Solis Arboleda – at […]

AIMS President Attends the Opening of Olympic House and Celebrates 125th Anniversary of the IOC
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AIMS President Attends the Opening of Olympic House and Celebrates 125th Anniversary of the IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially opened Olympic House – one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The inauguration was the highlight of the very emblematic and emotional celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the IOC, which was founded on 23 June 1894 by Pierre de Coubertin. The ceremony was attended […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three AIMS IFs Gain IOC Provisional Recognition
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Three AIMS IFs Gain IOC Provisional Recognition

Three members of the Alliance of Independent Recognised Members of Sport (AIMS), Federation Internationale de Sambo (FIAS), Federation of International Lacrosse (FILx) and World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO, have been granted provisional recognition during the IOC Executive Board meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on 30 November 2018.   The Global Association of International Sports Federations […]

They had a Dream… it Came True.
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They had a Dream… it Came True.

For ten year old Krisana Padsawai and Arithat Nilsarika aged eleven, giving their best certainly did not go unnoticed. As participants in one of Thailand’s social projects, they were granted the option to travel to Buenos Aires as a reward incentive for good behaviour and contribution to society. The boys were accompanied by Chewin Waenrungroj […]

Beijing Confirmed as Host City for SportAccord 2020
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Beijing Confirmed as Host City for SportAccord 2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is delighted to announce Beijing, capital of the People’s Republic of China, as Host City for the 18th edition of SportAccord which is set to take place from 19 – 24 April 2020. One of the six ancient cities in China, Beijing is the nation’s economic, political and cultural centre. It serves as […]