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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 […]

Thai Powerlifting in full power
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Thai Powerlifting in full power

It started at the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok that the Thai Powerlifting showcased their sport to the Thai public with the full support of the International Powerlifting Federation, AIMS and United Through Sports initiative. From then on, international championships have been organised under the energetic management of Mr John Coyle and close cooperation with […]

AIMS President invited as guest of honor in Thailand Ju-jitsu Championships.
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AIMS President invited as guest of honor in Thailand Ju-jitsu Championships.

Ju-jitsu has a huge popularity in the world and is very active in the Kingdom itself. IJJF, the world governing body for Ju-jitsu is recognized by GAISF and AIMS. The President of IJJF, Khun Chuchart, is also the Vice President of AIMS. IJJF is included in many multi-sport games. The Thailand Ju-jitsu Federation under the […]

AIMS President invited for Fistball Thailand Conference
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AIMS President invited for Fistball Thailand Conference

Fistball is a very popular sport governed by the International Fistball Association (IFA) with national federations in around 60 countries. IFA is a member of GAISF, AIMS, IWGA and a full medal sport in The World Games. Bangkok hosted the 2018 Sport Accord Convention and history was made with the Bangkok Sport Festival under patronage […]

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. […]

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member
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Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member in Thailand, at the age of 80. With a strong academic background, Nat Indrapana was a key figure in the development of sport in Thailand and Asia, holding numerous positions within sports organisations in his country and […]

United for Olympic Day 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
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United for Olympic Day 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

The Olympic run in Thailand was a huge success with over 12,000 participants coming together in the early hours of the 24th of June to do a five or ten kilometre run. IFMA and United Through Sport certainly were there in full force to not only participate but also take the opportunity for important meetings […]

Cooporation is Key
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Cooporation is Key

The symbol of AIMS is a handshake of cooperation to ensure worldwide development of each member IF. The SportAccord Convention in Bangkok was the perfect platform to establish new federations before and during the convention. The Bangkok Sport Festival was a major hit and sports like Fistball and Powerlifting, took not only the opportunity to […]

AIMS President Meets Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism & Sports
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AIMS President Meets Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism & Sports

GAISF Vice President and AIMS President was invited for a meeting with Thailand’s new Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat. Thailand has been awarded the bid to host the 2018 SportAccord Convention, the world’s premier and most exclusive annual event at the service of sport where over 2000 leaders and important personnel […]

GAISF/SportAccord Thailand Sport Festival 2018
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GAISF/SportAccord Thailand Sport Festival 2018

The world of sport is looking forward to the 2018 SportAccord Convention held at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention in Bangkok the capitol of the Kingdom of Thailand. Bangkok is always among the world’s top tourist destinations. The city is a true tourist paradise, proved by the growing number of travelers coming each year. […]