AIMS General Assembly 2023 at the Olympic House

On the 13th of November 2023 AIMS, the fourth IOC recognised international federation umbrella group, the entry point into the Olympic pyramid once again had the opportunity to hold its General Assembly at the Olympic house in Lausanne, Switzerland. Stephan Fox, the President of AIMS, opened the General Assembly by emphasizing the continuous collaboration between

Uğur Erdener appointed as new SportAccord President

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Prof Dr Uğur Erdener, the President of World Archery, has been appointed unanimously by the Executive Committee as the new President of SportAccord, the global sports event organisation that is governed by stakeholders representing Olympic and non-Olympic International Federations (IFs). Prof Dr Uğur Erdener has served as President of World Archery since 2005 and has been an IOC Member since

Stellar speaker line-up to kick off IF Forum 2023 as global sports leaders gather in Lausanne

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Gender equity and equality in sport will be among the hot topics tackled today as the IF (International Federation) Forum 2023 opens in Lausanne with hundreds of influential decision-makers from the global sports movement in attendance. Under the theme of ‘Sport (R)evolution’, the three-day event will get underway at the Olympic Museum, with expert speakers lined

SportAccord to approve new statutes and appoint next President

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord is looking ahead to an action-packed week, which will include key decisions to approve the adoption of important new statutes, confirm a new composition of its Executive Committee and appoint the next President of the global sports event organisation. The SportAccord General Assembly will take place this Sunday, 12 November, on the eve of the three-day

Let’s Move: Olympic Street Challenge winners to be revealed during award show on Sunday 12 November

The first-ever winners of the Let’s Move Street Challenge – the online competition from the IOC supported by Worldwide Olympic Partner Samsung, inviting BMX, breaking and skateboarding enthusiasts to showcase their best moves and creative skills – will be announced this Sunday 12 November at 7 p.m. CET during the Olympics Street Challenge awards show. Streaming

Countdown to SportAccord’s IF Forum 2023

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Industry experts and influential decision-makers from the global sports movement will deliver essential insights into the sector’s innovative strategies, technologies and trends at the IF (International Federation) Forum 2023 next month. Under the ‘Sport (R)evolution’ theme, the IF Forum this year is designed to cover issues that are transforming the environment in which

141st IOC Session In Mumbai, India

The 141st session, the annual general meeting of the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was held in the vibrant city of Mumbai. Known as the “City of Dreams” and formerly as Bombay. The opening was graced by the presence of IOC President Thomas Bach, along with India’s Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, and

AIMS Praises World Combat Games 2023

5 AIMS sports were involved in the 2023 World Combat Games, namely, Aikido, Arm Wrestling, Ju Jitsu, Kendo and Savate. All of them have extended their highest praises to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the organization of the World Combat Games 2023. The first and second AIMS Vice Presidents, Mr. Panagiotis Theodoropoulos who is

World Combat Games: Bringing the World to Saudi Arabia, and Saudi Arabia to the World

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – As the Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games approach the midway point of their 11 days of competition, World Combat Games Chair Stephan Fox says the multisport event is not only well on its way to leaving a lasting legacy for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is also playing a part in