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eSports - 18 Feb 2021 - Federations & NOCs
The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organisation set up to promote and support grassroots esports, has revealed first details of its new membership platform.
University sports - 13 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
More than 40 major global universities have come on board, as the FISU Healthy Campus programme reaches its six-month milestone. Launched on 12 May 2020, the FISU Healthy Campus programme aims to enhance all aspects of well-being for students and the campus community at large.
Business - 06 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Federations (IFs) can use the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to explore new ideas and implement positive changes that can drive future growth, according to expert contributors at yesterday’s fully virtual IF Forum 2020.
Business - 05 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, SportAccord and GAISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised sport’s resilience and influence at today’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, with IFs assured that preparations are being put in place to deliver safe Olympic Games next year.
Business - 04 Nov 2020 - Federations & NOCs
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and SportAccord and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli are among the high-profile speakers who will participate in the fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum 2020, which kicks off tomorrow.
Volleyball - 29 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, Switzerland, 29 October, 2020 – History was made this week as Morocco’s Bouchra Hajij and Indonesia’s Rita Subowo became the first-ever women to lead the African and Asian Continental Confederations respectively.
University sports - 09 Oct 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FISU Executive Committee met virtually on Thursday 8 October; the second meeting for the new executive that was elected in November 2019, for the 2019-2023 term. While the meeting in February focused on a review of 2019, this meeting focused on charting the current and future course.
University sports - 25 Sep 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin and FISU Secretary General-CEO Eric Saintrond congratulated the newly appointed Mayor of Chengdu, Wang Fengchao, who will also assume the responsibility of overseeing preparations for next summer’s FISU World University Games in the city.
Business - 25 Aug 2020 - Federations & NOCs
SportAccord has launched the host city application processes for future editions of its SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit and Regional SportAccord events.
University sports - 07 Aug 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The 2020 edition of the FISU World Forum is one week away, and preparations are in full swing for what will be a first-of-its kind event, with nearly 1500 participants coming together virtually.
Volleyball - 27 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The FIVB today launched its Athletes’ Relief Support fund to provide short-term assistance to professional volleyball and beach volleyball players who have been affected financially by the global coronavirus pandemic.
University sports - 11 May 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s finally here! After months of exhaustive preparations and expert inputs from around the world, the highly awaited FISU Healthy Campus project opens to all universities on 12 May.
University sports - 31 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU today welcomed the announcement of revised dates for Tokyo 2020 and the prospect of an exceptional summer of Olympic sport in 2021. FISU will maintain the planned August slot for the Chengdu 2021 FISU Summer World University Games, with only a slight 2-day modification to the original dates, as per the request of the local organising committee.
University sports - 03 Mar 2020 - Federations & NOCs
It’s fitting that one year to the day when the heart of Siberia welcomed the world to the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade, the world’s best mogul skiers come to town for the latest stage of the FIS Freestyle World Cup.
University sports - 24 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
FISU President Oleg Matytsin opened the first FISU Executive Committee meeting of the newly elected members. Matytsin, recently appointed Russian Minister of Sport, welcomed the new members and expressed regret that some colleagues were not able to join the meeting due to the coronavirus outbreak.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) is closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus outbreak and its global spread. Keeping the safety of participants and organisers in mind, the Federation of University Sports of China (FUSC) has cancelled all international participation until May 2020.
University sports - 21 Feb 2020 - Federations & NOCs
President Bach made his first visit to FISU’s offices on the University of Lausanne campus today, as FISU leaders gathered for three days of Steering Committee and Executive Committee meetings.
University sports - 22 Jan 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has expressed its pride at the appointment of FISU President Oleg Matytsin to the post of Sports Minister of the Russian Federation. First elected as FISU President in 2015, Matytsin was elected to a second term in November 2019.
University sports - 09 Jan 2020 - Federations & NOCs
The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has begun a new era in the New Year, with a new visual and brand identity. The stylish new logo – the Dynamic U – continues to play on the ‘U’ of university sport but also incorporates the dynamism of sport as well as the colours of inclusivity.
Olympics - 01 Jul 2019 - Federations & NOCs
At today’s General Assembly in Kuwait City, the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) began a new chapter in its history as H.E. Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Ahmad Al Sabah was elected as President alongside a young and dynamic Board of Directors which comprises representatives from across sport, business and government.
Athletics - 20 Jun 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Kenya is the country par excellence of long distance running. Recreational sports are also gradually gaining momentum and Kenyans want to exercise more. To help stimulate this movement Golazo and Athletics Kenya are now entering into structural cooperation, which will lead to a series of city runs before the end of this year.
Soccer - 30 May 2019 - Federations & NOCs
New York – May 29, 2019 - Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and FIFA have announced a strategic multi-year agreement through the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
Aquatics - 04 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Today marks the 100-day countdown to the FINA World Championships which will take place in Gwangju this summer. On this occasion, the mayor of the city of Gwangju, the mayor of the city of Yeosu and Korea’s most decorated swimmer and Gwangju 2019 ambassador, Park Tae Hwan, gathered to celebrate this important milestone for the Organising Committee, for Gwangju and for Korea.
Athletics - 02 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, the only IAAF Silver Label Road Race held in Taiwan, started at 6am on March 17 at Feicui Bay, Wanli, New Taipei City. The event attracted more than 11,000 runners, with almost 350 foreign runners from 29 countries.
Multi-sport games - 22 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
CHENGDU, People’s Republic of China – With two years and four months to go for the 31st Summer Universiade in Chengdu in 2021, a FISU delegation conducted its very first inspection visit after the official attribution of the event.
Volleyball - 18 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 March 2019 – The body responsible for world volleyball (FIVB) has teamed up with marine conservation group the Ghost Fishing Foundation (Ghost Fishing) to launch Good Net, a project designed to recover discarded fishing nets from the world’s oceans, with many to be recycled into volleyball nets for local community use around the world.
University sports - 13 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
After eleven days of sport and culture, the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade came to a close in the heart of Siberia, having well and truly raised the bar – not only in grandiosity, although grand it was – but in details, numbers, the little facts that make all the difference.
Boxing - 05 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly, which took place in Bangkok Thailand, Boxing was proudly represented by AIBA President Gafur Rahimov.
04 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The city of Krasnoyarsk, the region of Siberia and in fact, all of the Russian Federation put their collective might into ensuring the Opening Ceremony of the 29th edition of the Winter Universiade set the bar high – so high that there was also a message for the athletes from outer space.
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The world’s premier winter multi-sport event for university athletes, hosted in the heart of Siberia, promises to be a memorable edition with reigning and future Olympic champions amongst the competitors
University sports - 01 Mar 2019 - Federations & NOCs
During the Executive Committee session of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the Summer Universiade 2021 was officially attributed to Chengdu, China.
Boxing - 28 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Following the successful implementation of various initiatives for clean sport and further updates from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Congress, AIBA is happy to report that it is in full compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency Code and working on intensifying its efforts in the fight against doping leading up to Tokyo 2020.
Business - 27 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Board of Trustees of "MBR Creative Sports Award", one of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the names of winners in the 10th Edition categories of the world’s leading award in terms of value, and diversity of categories. It is the primary sports award dedicated to inspiring creativity in sports in the UAE, Arab countries, and the worldwide.
Boxing - 23 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne, November 23rd, 2018 – In recent months, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has shown significant progress with regards to its governance. Based on the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)’s Governance Assessment, which provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of all Summer International Federations (IFs), AIBA’s progression shows clear signs of improvement over the timeline from January 2018, June 2018, to the present November 2018.
Tennis - 21 Nov 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The fourth edition of the ‘European Tennis Report’ has been published by Tennis Europe and is now available free of charge.
Basketball 3x3 - 14 Nov 2018 - Events
It is the only global tournament that brings the world’s best university together on one court and it gets underway on Thursday, 15 November.
Boxing - 30 Oct 2018 - Federations & NOCs
In regards to the on-going procedure between Serik Konakbayev and AIBA, today the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rendered its decision to uphold the appeal of Mr. Konakbayev.
Business - 04 Oct 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Registration is now open for the 17th edition of SportAccord – World Sport & Business Summit - set to take place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from 5 – 10 May 2019.
Boxing - 18 Sep 2018 - Federations & NOCs
September 17, 2018 My dear boxers and friends, It gives me great pleasure to address you this month and provide you with insight into the progress that our sport and our organization is making. Following the election in January, when you put your trust in me as your leader, I have been working hard for boxing and for all of you to ensure that our sport overcomes the challenges brought upon us by the past leadership.
Boxing - 13 Jul 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Today, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has launched its New Foundation Plan following the unanimous adoption of the plan by the AIBA Executive Committee.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee has appointed BursonMarsteller Sport to assist in outlining its organisational strategy moving forward.
University sports - 27 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
With the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon, FISU President Oleg Matytsin ushered in a new era as the home of international university sports officially opened their new headquarters in the Olympic capital city today.
Swimming - 26 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2017 is a winner! At the Copenhagen Congress & Event Award Show last night the event was awarded the prize as ‘The Best Sporting Event of the Year’ in Copenhagen by Wonderful Copenhagen and the City of Copenhagen.
Boxing - 26 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Thursday, 26th April 2018 – Lausanne, Switzerland: Yesterday the International Boxing Association (AIBA) submitted an Update Report to the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following their request from February 2018.
Basketball - 23 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
XI'AN/BEIJING, China - The first-ever FIBA World Basketball Summit, a gathering of stakeholders from across the globe setting out to build the sport's future, will take place in Xi'an, China, on October 3-4.
Boxing - 17 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Tuesday, 17th April 2018 – Lausanne, Switzerland: As part of its ‘New Foundation Plan’; whose main objective is to build a solid base for the future development of the organisation, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has invited its main stakeholders to voice their opinion on the future development of the organisation and the sport of Olympic Boxing.
Motor racing - 07 Mar 2018 - Federations & NOCs
Geneva, 7 March 2018 – During the Geneva Motor Show, the FIA presented its new programme, The European Young Women Programme, in the presence of Jean Todt, President of the FIA, and Michèle Mouton, President of the Women in Motorsport Commission (WIMC).
Judo - 01 Mar 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Düsseldorf Grand Slam has just ended, just two weeks after that of Paris, which itself had followed the Tunis Grand Prix in early January. Three events already in 2018 for a sporting year that opened with fanfare for some, while the beginning was more difficult for others.