Sustainability as the focus for IOC Young Leaders on latest episode of We Have a Goal podcast with Paralympian Amy Purdy

As the world marks Earth Day on 22 April, the latest episode of the “We Have a Goal” podcast series sees three IOC Young Leaders join Team USA Paralympic medallist Amy Purdy to discuss how they are using sport to help promote sustainability. Environmental sustainability is one of the most pressing challenges facing the world today, with

GAISF and Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee hold World Combat Games Signing Ceremony

GAISF and the Saudi Olympic & Paralympic Committee this weekend held a signing ceremony to celebrate that the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, will host the 2023 World Combat Games (WCG), an international multi-sport festival bringing together ancient traditions, exciting competitions and sport demonstrations. The nine-day event, which will combine sport and

ASTAF Balloting Ceremony for the 31st Sea Games

Only less than one month before the opening of the 31st Sea Games in Vietnam. The International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF) the world governing body for Sepaktakraw and The Asian Sepaktakraw Federation (ASTAF) had held an important balloting ceremony for the Sea Games. Sepaktakraw is an exciting skilful sport which is part of both the Sea games

Sustainability as the focus for IOC Young Leaders on latest episode of We Have a Goal podcast with Paralympian Amy Purdy

As the world marks Earth Day on 22 April, the latest episode of the “We Have a Goal” podcast series sees three IOC Young Leaders join Team USA Paralympic medallist Amy Purdy to discuss how they are using sport to help promote sustainability. Environmental sustainability is one of the most pressing challenges facing the world today, with

AIMS Council Meeting

The AIMS council had an important online meeting discussing important topics such as the upcoming General Assembly, the restructuring shaping of SportAccord and GAISF. Many other important points were also discussed, the membership and observer issues, the 2022 UTS World Virtual festival and the setup of AIMS working groups.  AIMS will continue to serve its members and observers towards individual

Peace and Sport Celebrating the Power of sport for Peace

IT’S APRIL6, AND MANY #WHITECARD WERE ALREADY RAISED!To demonstrate your commitment to dialogue and peace through sport, on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we invite you to join the global movement and raise your #WhiteCard. MARIE BOCHET, Champion for Peace and Paralympic and World Champion – Alpine skiSport has allowed me to learn about myself,

Sepaktakraw Leadership Meets in Bangkok

The President of the ISTAF, General DR Charouck Arrirachakaran, Vice President Boonchai Lorhpipat and the Director General Mr. Abdul Halim Kader and many others met in Bangkok to discuss upcoming event such as the South East Asian Games, the Asian Games. The International Sepaktakraw Federation is a proud member of GAISF and one of the

AIMS Play True Day 2022

Since 2014, the World Antidoping Community comes together to celebrate Play True Day. Eighty-Seven Million individuals and organizations have taken part to raise awareness on the importance of anti-doping prevention. Our world is becoming more and more fragile so we all must stand TRUE in solidarity for world peace, so let us dedicate today’s day,

AIMS Honours Pere Miro

Pere Miro dedicated his life to sport, being part of the IOC for nearly 30 years. He had the trust of 3 IOC presidents, the Distinguished Juan Antonio Samaranch, Jacques Rogge and Thomas Bach. He was loved and respected by all stakeholders within the Olympic movement and regardless of the seriousness of the discussions his