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IOC unveils new digital presence – Olympics.com
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IOC unveils new digital presence – Olympics.com

Centralised hub for all things Olympic will deliver new digital content, grow digital engagement   The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled Olympics.com, its new digital platform, which provides a comprehensive source for information, news and original content related to the Games. As we approach the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Olympics.com will be the single source for all […]

GAISF HOLD ATHLETES’ SAFEGUARDING WORKSHOPS FOR MEMBERS
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GAISF HOLD ATHLETES’ SAFEGUARDING WORKSHOPS FOR MEMBERS

GAISF recently concluded the second of two Safeguarding Workshops, co-organised with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), designed for International Sports Federations to learn ways to take meaningful action to create safe sporting environments for athletes. The workshops, which were delivered by specialised consultancy and project delivery company IGNITX, were held on 21 and 28 April […]

Virtual IF Forum 2021 to Focus on How Sport and Society Can Learn Lessons to Emerge Stronger from a Crisis
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Virtual IF Forum 2021 to Focus on How Sport and Society Can Learn Lessons to Emerge Stronger from a Crisis

Virtual IF Forum 2021 to Focus on How Sport and Society Can Learn Lessons to Emerge Stronger from a Crisis LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has announced that this year’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum will focus on ‘Lessons We Are Learning from a Global Crisis and How Sport and Society Can Emerge Stronger’ on 25 May 2021. The IF Forum […]

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                               WADA COLLABORATES WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TO RAISE THE VISIBILITY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH IN SPORT Stakeholders interested in improving social science research regarding sport integrity are invited to respond to a short survey by 31 May Montreal, 27 April 2021 Dear Colleagues, The […]

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MAKES LANDMARK MOVE INTO VIRTUAL SPORTS BY ANNOUNCING FIRST-EVER OLYMPIC VIRTUAL SERIES
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INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE MAKES LANDMARK MOVE INTO VIRTUAL SPORTS BY ANNOUNCING FIRST-EVER OLYMPIC VIRTUAL SERIES

INAUGURAL OLYMPIC VIRTUAL SERIES TO INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATIONS AND GAME PUBLISHERS IN BASEBALL, CYCLING, ROWING, SAILING AND MOTOR SPORT The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will partner with five International Sports Federations (IFs) and game publishers to produce the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), the first-ever, Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical virtual sports. Taking place ahead […]

Dignitaries Welcome SportAccord Delegation as Russia Gears Up for SportAccord 2021 in Ekaterinburg
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Dignitaries Welcome SportAccord Delegation as Russia Gears Up for SportAccord 2021 in Ekaterinburg

Dignitaries Welcome SportAccord Delegation as Russia Gears Up for SportAccord 2021 in Ekaterinburg LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Dmitry Chernyshenko, Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the SportAccord 2021 Organising Committee, Igor Levitin, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, and Minister of Sport Oleg Matytsin have hosted a positive meeting with SportAccord President Raffaele […]

WADA’s 2021 Play True Day Campaign reaches over 87 million people around the globe
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WADA’s 2021 Play True Day Campaign reaches over 87 million people around the globe

WADA’s 2021 Play True Day Campaign reaches over 87 million people around the globe The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is proud to announce that its 2021 Play True Day Campaign – centered around the theme “What does Play True mean to you?” – reached over 87 million people around the globe. The campaign, which took place on […]

IOC – GAISF Safeguarding Workshop
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IOC – GAISF Safeguarding Workshop

                   The objective of this workshop will be to introduce the concept of environmental risk as a key component to the manifestation of abuse in the sports community and to stimulate IFs to consider the opportunity to take meaningful actions towards creating safe sporting environments through organisation risk assessments, mitigation strategies, […]

IFA APPROVED UPDATED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2019-2023
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IFA APPROVED UPDATED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2019-2023

IFA APPROVED UPDATED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2019-2023 The International Fistball Association (IFA) has approved an updated version of its Strategic Plan for the period 2019-2023. This will be IFA´s roadmap for the upcoming two years and reflects the COVID-19 crises as recently approved IOC Agenda 2020+5. The IFA 2019-2023 Strategic Plan can be found here: https://www.ifa-fistball.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/11_IFA-Strategic-Plan-2019-2023-update_final.pdf […]

ALI NOGHANDOOST: “USE YOUR TALENT TO HELP OTHERS”
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ALI NOGHANDOOST: “USE YOUR TALENT TO HELP OTHERS”

On the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), Iranian taekwondo athlete Ali Noghandoost, an Olympic Solidarity Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holder hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with the Refugee Olympic Team, reflects on his journey from Iran to Europe and how sport has helped him to rebuild his life. Ali […]

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