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Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship
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Germany defended the title at the Men’s World Championship

Saturday the World Championship ended. The week started with beautiful weather and interesting games in the three groups. In the middle of the week a ridge of a hurricane brought heavy rain, hail and a bad storm so that firs a game had to be interrupted and then started anew the next day. But it got […]

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 […]

Croatia Open and World Junior Final
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Croatia Open and World Junior Final

The 3rd Croatia Open took place on the 19th September in Varazdin, a small historic town close to the Hungarian and Slovenian boarders. This competition includes age categories from children through to veteran.  With bouts in Assaut and Combat, the competition attracted 106 athletes, from 5 countries. The best team performance was by Savate Klub Hrvatski […]

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 […]

USA Team for World Championship announced
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USA Team for World Championship announced

The next team for the Men’s World Championships in Argentina was announced: The United States of America selected their 10 player squad. The team is made up of select individuals from three regions across the country – greater areas of Milwaukee, Newark and Philadelphia. The squad:Front Row (L to R): Eric Kindler, Mat Henrichs, Steve […]

South Africa selected too
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South Africa selected too

As the week continues the next nation has selected their team for the Men’s World Championship in Argentina 2015 and it is also one of the newcomers: South Africa. The squad “the Mighty Galjoens” contains 7 players and Leif Petersen will be the Team Captain. Back row (left to right): Mzodidi Tutuka (ChickenDust FC), Justin […]

World Youth Championship in Savate Assaut
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World Youth Championship in Savate Assaut

The third edition of the World Youth Championship in Savate Assaut took place in Bulgaria from 30th July to 2nd August 2015. The championship takes place every two years, and is open to athletes aged from 15 years to 17 years. This year, boys and girls representing 14 countries and 3 continents took part. The […]