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Right To Play, UTS and IFMA visit to Rohinga Refugee Camp
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Right To Play, UTS and IFMA visit to Rohinga Refugee Camp

Over 30 years ago, countless Rohinga families fled from violent human rights abuse and conflict within Myanmar (Burma) and have been “temporarily” living in nine refugee camps within the Tak Province along the western border of Thailand. With over 120,000 refugees in this region, they contribute to the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world. […]

World Martial Art Meeting in Korea
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World Martial Art Meeting in Korea

The 2018 general assembly of the World Masterships was held in Korea under the chairmanship of the esteemed governor of Cheoungju province, Governor Si Jong Lee. Representatives from around the world traveled to Cheoungju to participate in the forum which had many important speakers. The afternoon meeting was on the organisation of the upcoming 2019 […]

Olympic Humanity Shines Bright in Buenos Aires
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Olympic Humanity Shines Bright in Buenos Aires

4,000 young athletes from around the world came together to participate in the 2018 Youth Olympics celebrating sport, culture, education and above all making friends. A special event was held on the 8th August, demonstrating the Olympic values and the beauty of life. The charity event took place in tandem with the Olympism in Action forum, […]

IAF News: Female Instructors Seminar in Netherlands
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IAF News: Female Instructors Seminar in Netherlands

The Annual Aikido Seminar in Netherlands, that is conducted by female instructors, run its course full well. Women and also men gathered to practice together on tatami. The instructors that lead the course were Jeanette Tanis, Trudeke Sterringa, Satomi Ishikawa and Caroline Bied-Charreton, all four of them from Netherland, and also Laura Copello from Argentina. […]

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 […]

Sport Is Your Gang Makes Dreams Come True
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Sport Is Your Gang Makes Dreams Come True

A dream came true for Thailand’s Krisana Padsawa (10) and Arithat Nilsarika (11). Sport Is Your Gang (SIYG) is an initiative founded by the International Federation Muaythai Amateur many years ago. The youth-based initiative functions in corporation with many key humanitarian organisations including Peace and Sport, Generation for Peace and UNESCO. The objective of SIYG […]

AIMS mourns the loss of Patrick Baumann
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AIMS mourns the loss of Patrick Baumann

Patrick Baumann will always be remembered for his vision and beliefs in the true power of sport and Olympic humanity. Through his leadership Patrick has united us into one voice. He has respected each and every member of the world sports family, Olympic and Non-Olympic. His energy, his optimism, his intelligence, his down to earth […]

Nanairo Ekiden Event in Uruguay
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Nanairo Ekiden Event in Uruguay

Uruguay gathered a lot of active people yesterday, in Canelones, for the Nanairo Ekiden event. The Aikido Federation of Uruguay, member of IAF, joined the activities of the Nanairo Ekiden organized by Red Internacional Basquetbol Educativo, the Juan Salvador Gaviota School and the University of Tsukuba, on the 7th of October 2018, in Canelones, Uruguay. […]

24-Hour International Aikido Marathon
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24-Hour International Aikido Marathon

Kosice will be the heart city of the 24-hour Aikido Marathon this year. 14 instructors from 7 countries will conduct the trainings of this event, during the 6 th -7 th of October 2018. At least a hundred people are expected to be on the tatami on the Saturday of October 6 and train continuously […]

AFRICAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
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AFRICAN SAMBO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

African SAMBO Championships 2018 was held on 23-25 June in Hammamet, Tunisia. Over 100 athletes from 14 countries arrived to compete for medals in 3 disciplines: Sport, Combat and Beach SAMBO. This year the tournament was crossed with Olympic Day on the 22 of June. Celebrating of the Olympic Day gave an inspiration for SAMBO […]