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Men’s World Championship started
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Men’s World Championship started

Yesterday the Men’s World Championship in Argentina started with the opening ceremony in Villa General Belgrano,  which included folkloric dances and a Tango performance and the official welcome-speech by Jose Gonzales, president of the organisation committee and Karl Weiss, president of the international fistball association. Directly after the ceremony the opening game was held at […]

Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced
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Also the Swiss Team for Cordoba has been announced

As the last of the big European Teams Switzerland nominated the squad for the men’s world championship in Argentina. Cyril “Fausto” Schreiber will again be part of the team with witch the Swiss plan to take revenge on the lost final of the European Championship final against Germany last year. There’s also one rookie in […]

The Rookie on Team USA
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The Rookie on Team USA

During the recent PanAm Games there emerged a new name in the US National Team: Todd Strassberger (32), the only “Rookie” on the US team. If a new name comes out of nowhere, the press team of the IFA becomes interested to look it up on the internet and we Googled “Todd Strassberger”. We were […]

The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set
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The Austria Team for the Men World Championship is set

The Team for Cordoba After a week long training camp as preparation for the Men World Championship in Cordoba (Argentina) the Team coach Winfried Kronsteiner announced the 10 playsers to represent Austria in this year. After the final tournament in June the squad was already reduced from 17 players to 14 players and now it […]

Meet the Galjoens
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Meet the Galjoens

Meet the Galjoens – a South African fistball team who’ll carry the hopes of the nation when they take on the best in the world later this year. I came this close to representing South Africa, but I made a fist of it. My near miss started with a trip to Switzerland and a sport […]

German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland
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German team sweep all gold medals at WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 in Lahti, Finland

The Lahti Minigolf Centre hosted a historic WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 from August 19th to the 22nd. Players from 21 countries and five continents registered for the event; 127 among them competed in the biannual 4-day premier minigolf championship in the world.  The field included players from Kenya and New Zealand who made their […]

Pan American Fistball Games
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Pan American Fistball Games

The first ever Pan American Fistball Games held by the US Fistball Association will take place from the 27th to the 30th of August at the Swim and Sports Club in Flanders (NJ). The Pan American Championship for national teams men and women with teams from USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia will the Thursday 27th […]

Germany won the women’s European Championship 2015
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Germany won the women’s European Championship 2015

After two days with beautiful weather and good fistball games in Bozen (ITA) the qualification round was finished Sunday morning. Germany won all the games without losing a set and was qualified directly for the final. Austria and Switzerland were qualified for the semi finals. Italy and the Czech Republic had do play the qualification […]

WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 Takes Place In Lahti (Finland)
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WMF Minigolf World Championships 2015 Takes Place In Lahti (Finland)

  Minigolf World Championships 2015 started in Lahti, Finland Minigolf World Championships 2015 started on August 19th at Lahti Minigolfkeskus (Lahti Minigolfcenter), Finland. 129 players from 21 countries and all Continents were registered for the event. Together with coaches, team staff and officials almost 200 people gathered in Lahti to take part in the world […]