Yearly Archives: 2021

AIMS Stands for Fair Play
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AIMS Stands for Fair Play

AIMS Stands for Fair Play AIMS is a value-based organisation and it is all our AIMS to make sure that all our athletes can trust in these values. AIMS as an IOC recognised umbrella body is committed in protecting the integrity of sport. We all believe in the value of respect between athletes and officials. […]

The Launch of The “Ju-Jitsu for Good” Program
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The Launch of The “Ju-Jitsu for Good” Program

AIMS and UTS President, Stephan Fox congratulated JJIF for this outstanding initiative, congratulating JJIF President, Panagiotis Theodoropoulos which is also the AIMS vice president. JJIF, as an organisation and individually has done outstanding work. Meggie Ochoa, Jujitsu champion and founder of ‘Fight To Protect’ has been one of the key note speakers at the last […]

New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg
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New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 April 2021 New dates confirmed for SportAccord 2021 as 19th edition now set for November in Ekaterinburg LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has confirmed new dates for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021, with sport’s most influential global gathering now set to take place from 7-12 November 2021 in Ekaterinburg, […]

SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION
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SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION

HOW CAN WE ALL #TURNITAROUND? Last weekend the 5th SDG Global Festival of Action, supported by the UN SDG Action Campaign, took place. This time it was held virtually due to the pandemic. The festival tried to find new ways to exchange knowledge, increase mutual understanding, develop solutions, and connect key partners and organizations to take […]

GAISF LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH SPORTANDDEV TO PROMOTE SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
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GAISF LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH SPORTANDDEV TO PROMOTE SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and sportanddev have today signed a partnership agreement to promote sustainable development initiatives of International Sports Federations and the global sports community. Launched as part of GAISF’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace activities, the content-sharing partnership will see sportanddev publish sustainability.sport content on its […]

IOC YOUNG LEADER ROHITH MARADAPA: “IT’S THE RIGHT OF EVERY WOMAN TO REACH HER POTENTIAL”
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IOC YOUNG LEADER ROHITH MARADAPA: “IT’S THE RIGHT OF EVERY WOMAN TO REACH HER POTENTIAL”

In the latest article in our series on gender equality, we speak to IOC Young Leader Rohith Maradapa about his efforts to provide mentorship and sporting opportunities for underprivileged girls and boys in India. Rohith Maradapa has always had strong female role models in his life. One of his grandmothers reported on cricket for a magazine in […]

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
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The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Let us continue to use sports towards equality, inclusion and non-discrimination. and let us stand together for tolerance, respect and peace. Let us continue to work in unity and global solidarity towards a better tomorrow.

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  Sport is one of the most powerful platforms for promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls. We must and will continue to emphasise the unique power of sport in defying gender stereotypes promoting equal opportunities and empowering girls and women across the planet. Sport for Women’s Empowerment and Employment Programmes (S.W.E.E.P.) was founded […]

IOC WRAPS UP SECOND GENDER EQUALITY WEBINAR SERIES WITH RECORD NUMBER OF ATTENDEES
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IOC WRAPS UP SECOND GENDER EQUALITY WEBINAR SERIES WITH RECORD NUMBER OF ATTENDEES

Male allyship, establishing a gender equality action plan and developing initiatives to grow the number of women technical officials were the three topics covered in the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s second Gender Equality Webinar Series for the Olympic Movement. In total, some 1,850 participants from International Federations (IFs), National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National Federations […]

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