UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for Paris 2024

nternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Paris 2024 Organising Committee President Tony Estanguet today welcomed the adoption by the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) of a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024. The resolution was formally introduced to the

SportAccord Summit 2024 Logo Unveiled

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The organisers of the World Sport & Business Summit 2024 are delighted to unveil the official logo for the prestigious event, set to take place in Birmingham, West Midlands. This unveiling marks a significant milestone in the lead-up to the Summit, where the worlds of sports and business will converge from April 7

FITEQ_Record-Breaking World Teqball Championships 2023 is About to Start

The World Teqball Championships 2023 in Bangkok as the first world champs of Teqball outside of Europe, is drawing a record number of players, at 211, and a record number of participating countries, at 61. In addition, this year’s championships are setting a record number of total matches, at 404. A record number of 126

Leonz Eder unanimously elected FISU President at 38th General Assembly

In an unprecedented event at the 38th General Assembly, Leonz Eder was unanimously elected as the new President of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). This historic rise to leadership has ignited a wave of optimism and anticipation within the university sports community. Leonz Eder, a man of remarkable abilities and dedication, brings a wealth

ITA November Webinar 2023: “What you need to know for 2024”

Our November monthly webinar is dedicated to “What you need to know for 2024”.  The 2024 Prohibited List, which documents all substances and methods prohibited in sport, has recently been published and its changes will come into force on 1 January 2024. Mark Stuart, a sports pharmacist, and ITA Operations Development Senior Manager will be

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