AIMS Soars High at the Asian Games

The Hangzhou Asian Games kicked off with a breathtaking opening ceremony, setting the stage for an extraordinary sporting event. The AIMS community stands tall and proud as it celebrates the inclusion of five AIMS sports and their athletes in the official sports program of Hangzhou 2023. The AIMS council extends its warmest wishes to all

Spectacular Opening of the 19th Asian Games

In the enchanting city of Hangzhou, China, the 19th Asian Games has drawn over 12,000 athletes hailing from all 45 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia. From September 23rd to October 8th, these athletes will strive to reach the pinnacle of their abilities in a competition like no other. The breathtaking opening ceremony


The International World Games Association (IWGA) has earlier announced the 35 sports in the 12th edition of the multi-sport event in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China, to be held from 7th to 17th August 2025. Now, in consultation with the participating international sports federations and the host city, the IWGA has agreed on most of

IOC and UN-Habitat Team Up to Promote Sport for Urban Development

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and UN-Habitat have announced a new collaboration to promote physical activity in urban environments, underscoring the importance of sport for the sustainable development of cities and the wellbeing of their residents. The collaboration builds on the reforms of the IOC’s Olympic Agenda 2020 and Olympic Agenda 2020+5, which focus on

30 Days Until Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games:Tickets Now Available with a Limited Time Offer Celebrating Saudi National Day

Limited-time All-Day tickets launched for local and international fight fans Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – September 20, 2023 – With 30 days remaining on the countdown clock, the organizing committee the Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games has unveiled a special offer to celebrate Saudi Arabia’s upcoming National Day. Fight fans who purchase their tickets between today and September

IOC and UN Women Sign New Agreement to Advance Gender Equality In and Through Sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has renewed its partnership with UN Women, underlining each organisation’s commitment to using sport to promote gender equality and to empower women and girls. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by IOC President Thomas Bach and UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous during a meeting in New York, USA,

50 Years Relationship Between the Kingdom of Thailand and Hungary

The kingdom of Thailand and Hungary are commemorating their 50-year-long diplomatic relationship with two splendid gala events that highlight both sports and culture exchnage. Hungary hosted a 3 day muaythai festival as part of the Hungarian “Sport Selector” featuring a strong demonstration team of 15 members who showcased the cultural and athletic facets of muaythai. Meanwhile

Extraordinary General Assembly approves the final liquidation of GAISF

Lausanne, Switzerland – Members of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) have approved the final steps in the liquidation of the organisation at an Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) held today. At the EGA today, the GAISF members approved the final balance sheet drawn up by liquidators Ernst & Young. They also approved the distribution

ITA September Webinar: Proactive Reporting of Doping in Sport: An athlete-centric approach”

The September monthly webinar is dedicated to “Proactive Reporting of Doping in Sport: An athlete-centric approach”.  Did you know, based on WADA statistics, 98.75% of ADRVs involved athletes? This means that only 1.25% of ADRVs were tied to Athlete Support Personnel (ASPs), yet experience indicates that athletes rarely dope alone.   Did you know that some