Minigolf World Championships to be Held September 20 to 23

Nin, Croatia – From September 20 to 23, 2017, the 2017 edition of the World Championships will be held at Zaton Holiday Resort. The World Championships is the most prestigious event on the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) calendar and will crown the top players and teams in the world. It’s being held at the

AIMS members at Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017

AIMAG 2017 started with a spectacular opening and now it is time for the athletes to shine. 3 AIMS members are part of the game, Ju-Jitsu, Kickboxing and Sambo. Ju-Jitsu was the first to start with the stadium packed to the last seats and outstanding performances by the athletes. Ju-Jitsu President, Pannagiotis Theodoropoulus, who is

Opening Ceremony Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games

Over two hours of spectacular dance, music and sporting action athletes from around Asia and Oceania were welcomed to Ashgabat for the Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games. A reception took place beforehand in the Olympique Hotel where excellent food and drinks were served to the delegates and guests of Ashgabat 2017. In the stadium everyone

Minigolfers Storm To Victory in Croatia

Nin, Croatia – The World Adventure Golf Masters (WAGM) and World Deaf Minigolf Championship (WDMC) were held on September 11 and 12, 2017 at Zaton Holiday Resort.  Both of these events are sponsored by the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) and feature some of the best international competitors in their respective divisions on both the

GAISF turns a page with the launch of New Logo

Signifying a “new chapter in its history”, the cheerful and energetic new logo has been launched by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) previously known as SportAccord. The logo, compiled by Barcelona-based designer José Miguel Tortajada Aguilar, is seeking to have a “powerful impact” and to “instantly identify the organisation”. Its most distinguishing

The 2017 Summer Universiade in Chinese Taipei Opens

The 2017 Universiade was officially declared open by Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing welcoming athletes from around the world. The spectacular ceremony featured 3 different cultural performances presenting the story of Chinese Taipei to the world. Stunning digital and human performances received standing ovations and then when over 4,000 athletes marched into the arena with the final

ARISF and AIMS President meet in Bangkok

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli and AIMS President Stephan Fox. The meeting was important to discuss cooperation in many ways, and also to discuss activities and ideas for the upcoming SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok. A meeting was also arrangement between the ARISF president and the minister of Tourism and Sports, HE Mrs.

Minigolf Open Youth European Championships Held August 2 – 5

Askim, Sweden – The Minigolf Open Youth European Championships were held from August 2 -5, 2017 on the concrete and miniaturegolf courses in Askimsbadet, Askim. In total, 66 players (48 male and 18 female) represented 12 different countries in the individual play. There were 5 full country teams in the male division and 4 teams

AIMS President speaks on the GAISF Member Commission

AIMS President Stephan Fox speaks to InsideTheGames on the importance of the GAISF Member Commission. President Fox  spoke on current members drawing experience from International Federations IFs) which have been recognised by the IOC in the last five years. The Commission’s first meeting was attended by 73 delegates from 48 different IFs in Lausanne last month. Mr. Fox hailed

AIMS thanks the Mayor of Wroclaw

AIMS visited the city hall on invitation of the Mayor of Wroclaw, Mr. Rafał Dutkiewicz. The Mayor was presented with a special token by President Stephan Fox and Vice President Panagiotis Theodoropoulos, thanking him on behalf of all AIMS members, for the people of Wroclaw in opening their homes and hearts to the youth of the world. Mr.