Yearly Archives: 2021

Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime
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Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime

Empowering youth champions of life: Partnering with the sport sector to build youth and community resilience to violence and crime 01 June 2021 – While preventing crime is often considered the responsibility of law enforcement, for efforts to succeed a much more comprehensive approach is required. This includes building strong partnerships with a wide diversity […]

AIMS Congratulates Sambo and Wushu
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AIMS Congratulates Sambo and Wushu

                                         The International World Games Association family has grown from 37 to 39 members. The international wushu and sambo federations received the 2/3 majority. AIMS President Stephan Fox sent personal congratulatory messages to the President of […]

IAF 2021 Highlights
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IAF 2021 Highlights

IAF 2021 Highlights As the biggest IAF to date got underway, nearly 2,000 athlete representatives had registered to join moderator Jeanette Kwakye, an Olympic sprinter, IOC AC Chair Kirsty Coventry, and a host of other keynote speakers in the first-ever digital edition of the Forum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission […]

Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023
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Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023

Saudi Arabia Awarded World Combat Games 2023 RIYADH, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – will host the 2023 World Combat Games. The World Combat Games (WCG) is a celebration of Martial Arts and Combat Sports inviting the 15 Combat Sports and Martial Arts who are members of GAISF. 24 May 2021 Riyadh was awarded […]

IFA 2021 Women’s World Championship moves on short notice to Austria
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IFA 2021 Women’s World Championship moves on short notice to Austria

  IFA 2021 Women’s World Championship moves on short notice to Austria  – U18 & Women’s World Champs now in Grieskirchen at the same time – “We hope the teams appreciate the offer to be able to have World Champs at all.” It had already become clear that it would be difficult to conduct the […]

Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021
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Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021

Attention turns to SportAccord in Ekaterinburg as Virtual Launch Celebration wraps up IF Forum 2021 LAUSANNE, Switzerland – A Virtual Launch Celebration provided an exciting glimpse of what to expect at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021 in Ekaterinburg at the end of today’s International Federation (IF) Forum 2021. With less than six months […]

IFs Praised for ‘Leading the Way’ in Response to Pandemic as IF Forum 2021 Hears Calls for Solidarity in Sport
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IFs Praised for ‘Leading the Way’ in Response to Pandemic as IF Forum 2021 Hears Calls for Solidarity in Sport

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Sports Federations were praised this morning for setting an inspirational example over the past year, as leaders at the International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 underlined the importance of solidarity across the global sports movement. In the Opening Address at the fully virtual event today (25 May) International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas […]

GAISF MARKS WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT
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GAISF MARKS WORLD DAY FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR DIALOGUE AND DEVELOPMENT

GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli today underlined the importance of solidarity and unity, and praised GAISF’s partnership with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ (UNAOC) One Humanity campaign, as part of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The UNAOC One Humanity campaign, promoted and supported by GAISF, recognises the ability of sport […]

High-Profile Speakers to Outline ‘Lessons We Are Learning’ at Tomorrow’s IF Forum 2021
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High-Profile Speakers to Outline ‘Lessons We Are Learning’ at Tomorrow’s IF Forum 2021

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and 8th United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon are among the influential speakers lined up for tomorrow’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2021. The IOC President will provide a significant update on preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with […]

SportAccord Unveils Partnership Portfolio for Fully Virtual IF Forum 2021
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SportAccord Unveils Partnership Portfolio for Fully Virtual IF Forum 2021

SportAccord has revealed City of London, Marsh, OnePlan, Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Deportivo and Sport Event Denmark as Partners of the fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 on Tuesday, 25 May. The Olympic Capital of Lausanne and the Canton de Vaud in Switzerland are also supporting the virtual gathering as Host City Partners, with more than 300 leaders from over 125 IFs set […]

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