– Announcements

  • 01. Anna Arzhanova, President of the World Underwater Federation (CMAS), and Professor Fumio Morooka, a Board member of the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF), were elected to the Board of the International World Games Association (IWGA).
  • 02. The IWGA has launched its own media channel. It will receive action footage from the IFs of their own championships and other events for live streaming and highlight packages via the IWGA website.
  • 03. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has appointed renowned international race officer, John Craig, as the new Head of the Sailing World Cup.
  • 04. The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) were admitted to the ARISF at its General Assembly.
  • 05. The International Air Sports Federation (FAI), the global governing body of air sports, has appointed Susanne Schödel as its new Secretary General. Schödel is a world-class glider pilot and a two time winner of the FAI Women’s World Gliding Championships.
  • 06. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a groundbreaking partnership with Loughborough University in England to establish a dedicated ‘innovation centre’. The FIH will look to utilise the expertise and resource of Loughborough University to drive its strategic objectives and expand its delivery capability. The two organisations will work together on developing a 'new and dynamic', entertainment-focused complementary game designed to help hockey reach new markets.
  • 07. Gian Franco Kasper, President of the global governing body of skiing (FIS), was named the new AIOWF President during their General Assembly.