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Gaisf Council Meets Online To Strengthen Future Of Sport
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Gaisf Council Meets Online To Strengthen Future Of Sport

The GAISF Council today convened virtually for the first time in the organisation’s history, as several key decisions were agreed to help sport through the global coronavirus pandemic and beyond. GAISF’s continuous provision of services to members throughout the pandemic was welcomed by the Council, with progress having been achieved across a range of initiatives.

OLYMPIC CHANNEL PODCAST: REFUGEES ON HOPE, TOKYO 2020, AND DREAMING BIG
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OLYMPIC CHANNEL PODCAST: REFUGEES ON HOPE, TOKYO 2020, AND DREAMING BIG

Coronavirus has meant families have spent months apart.   These three IOC Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders have spent years without seeing their loved ones. To celebrate World Refugee Day, Tokyo 2020 hopefuls Yonas Kinde, Abullah Sediqui and Khaoula share their reasons why sport has helped them through the tough times. https://www.olympic.org/news/olympic-channel-podcast-refugees-on-hope-tokyo-2020-and-dreaming-big

AIMS AND UTS GIVES THANKS TO THE IOC
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AIMS AND UTS GIVES THANKS TO THE IOC

                                                     AIMS AND UTS GIVES THANKS TO THE IOC United Through Sports (UTS) was founded in 2017 with the first event held during the annual SportAccord Convention in 2018 held […]

AIMS Stands United Against Racism and Discrimination
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AIMS Stands United Against Racism and Discrimination

                                                               AIMS as an IOC umbrella organisation, stands united against racism and discrimination, which is deeply rooted in the AIMS philosophy. Respect is one of […]

ITA Webinar: Medications, Supplements, TUEs and the Prohibited List
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ITA Webinar: Medications, Supplements, TUEs and the Prohibited List

Registration for webinar #4 is now open – please find the link and details below. During next week’s session, we will discuss Medications, Supplements, TUEs and the Prohibited List. This session is especially valuable for athletes and athlete support personnel – inadvertent doping continues to be a big challenge in many sports and we hope that […]

Condolences for the loss of Don Porter
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Condolences for the loss of Don Porter

With sadness we have heard the news on the passing of Don Porter. We would like to send our deepest condolences to his wife Jean and the Porter family. We all know Don was a man of sport, serving as the president of the International Softball Federation for 26 years and his vision and his […]

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
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INTERNATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

On this year’s United Nations’ World Environment Day, International Sports Federations (IFs) demonstrated their commitment to protecting biodiversity and promoting awareness for pressing environmental issues. The focus of this year’s day was the celebration of biodiversity, which is vital for our planet’s ecosystems, and many IFs took the opportunity to illustrate their ongoing work in […]

JUDO CENTRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH FOR REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM HOPEFUL
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JUDO CENTRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH FOR REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM HOPEFUL

Syria’s Sanda Aldass “cannot have imagined” getting through the trauma of fleeing civil war, being separated from her husband and infant child and forging a new life in a foreign country without the solace of sport. A lifelong judoka, she is now fervently hoping to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020. […]

CIPS Takes You To The World Of Fishing
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CIPS Takes You To The World Of Fishing

Today we would like to take you to the International Sport Fishing Confederation CIPS. CIPS has grown from strength to strength with 152 national federations and around 50 million members part of the CIPS world family. Under the energetic leadership of President Ferenc Szalay, CIPS has become a respectable and recognisable member of GAISF and […]

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