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IOC – GAISF Safeguarding Workshop
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IOC – GAISF Safeguarding Workshop

                   The objective of this workshop will be to introduce the concept of environmental risk as a key component to the manifestation of abuse in the sports community and to stimulate IFs to consider the opportunity to take meaningful actions towards creating safe sporting environments through organisation risk assessments, mitigation strategies, […]

ALI NOGHANDOOST: “USE YOUR TALENT TO HELP OTHERS”
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ALI NOGHANDOOST: “USE YOUR TALENT TO HELP OTHERS”

On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), Iranian taekwondo athlete Ali Noghandoost, an Olympic Solidarity Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holder hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with the Refugee Olympic Team, reflects on his journey from Iran to Europe and how sport has helped him to rebuild his life. Ali […]

IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH: “SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ARE THE LOW-COST, HIGH-IMPACT TOOL FOR HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS AND RESILIENT COMMUNITIES”
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IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH: “SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ARE THE LOW-COST, HIGH-IMPACT TOOL FOR HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS AND RESILIENT COMMUNITIES”

On World Health Day, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, reiterated his call for governments to include sport and physical activity in their COVID-19 recovery programmes during an online webinar hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO). Speaking at the event, which addressed the challenges and opportunities presented to sport and […]

New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg
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New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 April 2021 New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has confirmed new dates for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021, with sport’s most influential global gathering now set to take place from 7-12 November 2021 in Ekaterinburg, […]

IOC YOUNG LEADER ROHITH MARADAPA: “IT’S THE RIGHT OF EVERY WOMAN TO REACH HER POTENTIAL”
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IOC YOUNG LEADER ROHITH MARADAPA: “IT’S THE RIGHT OF EVERY WOMAN TO REACH HER POTENTIAL”

In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa about his efforts to provide mentorship and sporting opportunities for underprivileged girls and boys in India. Rohith Maradapa has always had strong female role models in his life. One of his grandmothers reported on cricket for a magazine in […]

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
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The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Let us continue to use sports towards equality, inclusion and non-discrimination. and let us stand together for tolerance, respect and peace. Let us continue to work in unity and global solidarity towards a better tomorrow.

IOC WRAPS UP SECOND GENDER EQUALITY WEBINAR SERIES WITH RECORD NUMBER OF ATTENDEES
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IOC WRAPS UP SECOND GENDER EQUALITY WEBINAR SERIES WITH RECORD NUMBER OF ATTENDEES

Male allyship, establishing a gender equality action plan and developing initiatives to grow the number of women technical officials were the three topics covered in the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s second Gender Equality Webinar Series for the Olympic Movement. In total, some 1,850 participants from International Federations (IFs), National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National Federations […]

Kickboxing Thailand Inauguration
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Kickboxing Thailand Inauguration

Kickboxing Thailand Inauguration                      Thailand’s national sport is Muaythai but it has a long history in kickboxing with legends like Changpuk competing in the K1 events in Japan against opponents much heavier such as Ernesto Host, Rob Kaman and Branko Cikatic. Or the late Nokvit, giving […]

IOC YOUNG LEADERS: ADDRESSING THE INCLUSION OF YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH FOOTBALL
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IOC YOUNG LEADERS: ADDRESSING THE INCLUSION OF YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH FOOTBALL

Gee Won Yoo, an IOC Young Leader from South Korea, created the Dream Cup Project, which provides access to sport to young people from underprivileged communities. Through this project and her passion for sport and Olympism, Gee Won hopes to inspire the next generation of kids playing and learning through sport. PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF AND […]

GAISF AND KELLERHALS CARRARD HOST WEBINAR FOR INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS ON COMPETITION LAW
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GAISF AND KELLERHALS CARRARD HOST WEBINAR FOR INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS ON COMPETITION LAW

GAISF and Kellerhals Carrad yesterday hosted a webinar for International Sports Federations (IFs) on competition law and the athlete eligibility landscape within the European Union and abroad. Over 57 of GAISF’s Members registered for the webinar which consisted of an introduction by Kellerhals Carrard Partner and Co-Founder Dr Francois Carrard, along with presentations by other […]