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ISA initiates application process for Para Surfing’s inclusion at Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

La Jolla, California, Nov 22, 2017: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has submitted its ‘declaration of intent’ to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the rapidly growing sport of Para-Surfing to be included on the Paris 2024 Paralympic Sports Programme (ISA initiates application process). Earlier this year, the IPC officially recognised the

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IMMAF commences merger negotiations with World Mixed Martial Arts Association

London Nov 21, 2017: At the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s 2017 General Assembly in Manama on 17 November, IMMAF’s membership approved the commencement of negotiations with the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) for a proposed merger. Both organisations have applied to the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) for

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AIBA and Ching-Kuo Wu – Joint Statement

Lausanne, Nov 20, 2017: International Boxing Association (AIBA) and Ching-Kuo Wu announced today that they have amicably agreed to resolve the management issues within AIBA and to withdraw and terminate all related pending procedures before civil courts and AIBA Disciplinary Commission (AIBA Ching Kuo Wu). Both parties agreed that at this stage

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2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, finals results & medalists

Manama, Bahrain, Nov 19, 2017: Please see attached the results for the Finals and list of medallists for the 2017 IMMAF World Championships which took place in Manama, Bahrain, yesterday (18 November) at the Khalifa Sports City Arena (2017 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS). Hosted by the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF) and

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Paris 2024 unveils Olympic and Paralympic Week dates, continuing push for Olympic Movement youth engagement

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France – 17th November 2017: Paris 2024 has today unveiled the dates of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week, during a major event held at the Salon de l’Education (Olympic Movement youth engagement). Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet joined Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of Sports Laura

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Chad le Clos announced as Youth Olympic Ambassador for the second time

Lausanne, Nov 17, 2017: South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos has been announced today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 (Chad le Clos Youth Olympic Ambassador). The announcement took place in Singapore, the place where Chad came to international attention

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ISA to include first Women’s Divisions in 2017 Stance World Adaptive Surfing Championship

La Jolla, California, Nov 17, 2017: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that the 2017 Stance World Adaptive Surfing Championship, presented by Vissla and the City of San Diego, will feature women’s divisions for the first time ever, highlighting the ISA’s dedication to promoting gender equality in both Para Surfing (also

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French football star Lilian Thuram joins list of high-profile speakers at 2017 Peace and Sport International Forum

By Tom Lloyd, Monaco, Nov 14, 2017: FIFA World Cup winning footballer and social activist French football star Lilian Thuram has been announced as the latest speaker for the 2017 Peace and Sport International Forum, as excitement builds ahead of the annual meeting of leaders from across the peace-through-sport movement. Thuram, who’s

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IPC President Andrew Parsons greeted by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on first official visit to Paris

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France – 10th November 2017: The new President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Andrew Parsons, today made his first formal visit to Paris, the Host City of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and was greeted by an official welcome from French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Prime

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Athletes gather for Paris 2024

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Paris, Nov 8, 2017: A large delegation of athletes and representatives of the French sports movement gathered in Paris today to accelerate plans for athlete involvement in Paris 2024 and build on the momentum gained during the successful candidature phase (Athletes gather Paris 2024). In the first of a