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 […]
IFMA was once again part of the over 100 international sports federation and organisations participating at the IF Forum. International Sports Federations were praised for setting an inspirational example over the past year, as leaders at the International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 underlined the importance of solidarity across the global sports movement. This year’s fully […]
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council met via video conference on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 for a GAISF Extraordinary Council Meeting chaired by President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli. As previously communicated, the current Director, Philippe Gueisbuhler decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the organisation with the International Ski Federation (FIS) […]
Social projects are a natural fit for the muaythai community; the spirit of respect and solidarity in the sport means helping those less fortunate and uniting to bring change is a natural fit. Four months since the launch of the United Through Sports campaign, under patronage of the IOC, the partnership between SportAbility and IFMA […]
It was an amazing SportAccord Convention in Thailand – the motherland of Muaythai, and the event was full of Thai traditions of which Muaythai is an inseparable part.
Another first for IFMA and Muaythai this year at the SportAccord Convention as IFMA now sits among the IOC recognised federations in ARISF. IFMA Vice President Rafal Szlachta and Sport Director Charissa Tynan had the opportunity to attend the ARISF/IOC workshop which was honoured with the presence of speakers from the various IOC departments.
World Games President, Council Member of the Summer Olympic Sport and IOC member, Mr José Perurena, congratulated IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox on his election as AIMS President, and at the same time, IFMA congratulated Mr Perurena on his election into the ASOIF Board. Muaythai is a proud member of the IWGA, and certainly, AIMS will work closely […]