The Integrity in Sport National Workshop was held in Bangkok today by IOC in conjunction with Interpol with a focus on global capacity building and Training. The workshop was headed by IOC Integrity Manager, Ms Ingrid Beutler, Interpol Integrity in Sport, Project Manager Ms. Daniela Giuffré and Interpol Integrity in Sport, Training Officer Mr. Dieter Braekeveld, who delivered and facilitated informative and insightful discussions on Competition Manipulation, Integrity risks, Legislation and Regulation to Protect the Integrity of Sport, Combatting Competition Manipulation and Establishing Good Governance.
A special celebration took place celebrating the recognition of the International Cheer Union and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur. It was a truly memorable night with over 300 sport personalities there to congratulate both sporting federations. SportAccord/GAISF President Patrick Baumann, IWGA President Jose Perurena, FISU President Oleg Matytsin, ARISF President, Raffaele Chiulli, IOC Sport Director Kit McConnell, Head of IF Stakeholder Relations Jenny Mann and many others filled the room. Read More
Two of the world’s best females and multiple IFMA champions Isa Tidblad (Sweden) and Antonina Shevchenko (Peru) will be centre stage at Phoenix 2 in Lebanon where they will go head to head for the prestigious WMC World Title. Read More
The IFMA president Dr. Tapsuwan, the Sport Director, Mrs. Tynan and the General Secretary Mr. Fox, took the opportunity to usher the Thai Delegation on a walk through the SportAccord Convention in Denmark.
Thailand which has proudly won the bid for the 2018 SportAccord Convention, wanted to meet all the other exhibitors at their many booths that included Olympic Committees, International Federations and other host cities, many of which will come to Bangkok next year to be part of the Convention.
The sixth Arabic Muaythai Championship took place in Beirut from the 30th March to the 2nd April. The event was organised by the Lebanese Muaythai federation and under the banner of the Arab Muaythai Federation, sanctioned by IFMA. Read More
The world recognized Combat Sports and Martial Arts IF leaders convened for the Combat Games meeting under the leadership of the Combat Games Commission. The meeting, held on the 6th of April during the SportAccord Convention was hailed a huge success with the World Combat Games set to return in 2019 after the show of overwhelming support by the international federations. Read More
The IFMA championships is just over 2 weeks away and athletes from all five continents are ready to travel to the historical city of Minsk, the heart of Belarus. The event which is organized by the Belorussian government, Sports and Tourism Ministry; supported by the National Olympic Committee of Belarus and under the sanctioning of the Belorussian National Federation.
The Denmark SportAccord Convention 2017 was hailed a great success by all delegates. The last day saw the General Assembly with important decisions on the agenda, shaping the future of SportAccord. Read More
President of the IWGA, José Perurena, has signed a broadcasting contract with Manolo Romero, the Managing Director of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), for The World Games 2017. Polish ATM is the host broadcaster of the Games, appointed by the Wroclaw Organising Committee, and ISB will work with ATM to cover the events live from the venues during the Games. The ISB will also create a 24/7 permanent channel for the Games together with the Olympic Channel. Read More
Three platforms, 400 artists, symphony orchestra, dance groups and music stars. The World Games Opening Ceremony will be an impressive start to the biggest multi-sport event of the year! Read More
The AIMS Conference has become an important and unique part of the yearly SportAccord Convention. This year, the theme was the Social Responsibility and Cooperation of Sporting Federations. The AIMS family, under the presidency of SportAccord / GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox welcomed many keynote speakers and presenters. Read More
Thailand’s capital Bangkok has been awarded the hosting rights to the 2018 SportAccord Convention, it was announced during the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 edition here this evening.
WADA and ARISF held the fourth edition of the ARISF-WADA Anti-Doping Coaching & Training Session. This joint initiative featured a series of discussions and presentations from IF anti-doping practitioners, WADA representatives and other experts who focused on a variety of topics, including: education, results management, the evolution of SportAccord’s Doping Free Sport Unit, and the IOC’s activities with regards to stored sample re-analysis by Dr. Denis Oswald, Chairman of the IOC Ad Hoc Disciplinary Commission. Read More