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  1. 2017 Olympic Day: Promotion of the Olympic Values
  2. Move, Learn & Discover. What Do They Exactly Mean?
  3. Move, Learn and Discover: The Three Pillars of Olympic Day
  4. Olympic Day celebration on 23 June 2017
  5. Olympic Channel Welcomes American Football
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Olympic Day
June 23, 2017
2017 Olympic Day: Promotion of the Olympic Values

Many Olympic values activities are organized on Olympic Day. It is about teaching people about the values of excellence, respect and friendship and how they can be applied on and off the field of play. For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement – Pierre de Coubertin NOCs offer programmes likely to…

June 21, 2017
Move, Learn & Discover. What Do They Exactly Mean?

As it is already mentioned, “move, learn and discover” are the three pillars of Olympic Day celebration, which refer to the different kind of activities that can be used in the organization of the event. But, what do they exactly mean? We will try to become clear. MOVE Let’s encourage people to get active on…

Move, Learn and Discover: The Three Pillars of Olympic Day
June 19, 2017
Move, Learn and Discover: The Three Pillars of Olympic Day

Olympic Day is much more than just a sports event. It is a day for the world to get active, learn about Olympic values and discover new sports. As the title says, Olympic Day event is based on three key messages or so called “pillars”: move, learn and discover. “Move” can refer to all sorts…

European Championships 2018 at Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt
June 10, 2017
The 2018 European Championship at Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt

The American Football European Championships 2018 will be played at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, 27–29 July 2018. Four teams will battle for the trophy in the final tournament: Germany as the host country and the actual champion, the runner-up in 2014 Austria, France and Italy, the winner of the qualifying round played by 15…

June 6, 2017
France, Austria, Germany and Italy in the U19 European Championship

A junior national team of Germany has qualified for the final tournament of the U19 European Championship. Germany is the last qualifier for the final tournament of the U19 European Championship and will compete along with Austria (reigning champion), France (organizer) and Italy who defeated Serbia earlier in May, in Belgrade, in the qualifying match….

IFAF Accepts USFAF as Provisional Member from USA
May 9, 2017
IFAF Accepts USFAF as Provisional Member from USA

The IFAF Presidium accepted an application from the United States Federation of American Football (USFAF) to be a provisional member of IFAF. Its first activity in the international level will be participating in the World Games as official United States representative of IFAF. “IFAF welcomes a new and very much needed chapter in the development…

European Championships 2018 at Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt
June 10, 2017
The 2018 European Championship at Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt

The American Football European Championships 2018 will be played at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, 27–29 July 2018. Four teams will battle for the trophy in the final tournament: Germany as the host country and the actual champion, the runner-up in 2014 Austria, France and Italy, the winner of the qualifying round played by 15…

June 6, 2017
France, Austria, Germany and Italy in the U19 European Championship

A junior national team of Germany has qualified for the final tournament of the U19 European Championship. Germany is the last qualifier for the final tournament of the U19 European Championship and will compete along with Austria (reigning champion), France (organizer) and Italy who defeated Serbia earlier in May, in Belgrade, in the qualifying match….

IFAF Revealed Application Procedure for the U-19 World Championship 2018
April 18, 2017
IFAF Revealed Application Procedure for the U-19 World Championship 2018

The International Federation of American Football  has invited federation members to submit application to host and organize the IFAF U-19 World Championship 2018. Application needs to include following information: Application letter Host city and proposal for international airport Game venues Practice venues Accommodation Meals Local transportation plan Environmental plan Budget Anti-doping concept (minimum 2 tests…

Webinar
February 1, 2017
IFAF Took Part in WADA’s Webinar

The International Federation of American Football participated in a webinar organized by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on the topic “Compliance Monitoring Program“. The webinar was intended for the National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO) and the International Federation (IF). During this 60-minute webinar, participants were provided with an overview of the main areas of WADA’s new…

January 19, 2017
ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli meets with IOC President Thomas Bach

ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli held another very constructive meeting with the IOC President Thomas Bach at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne to discuss the continued close cooperation between the two Organizations. Special focus was put on the appreciated contribution of ARISF in the recognition process of International Federations, good governance, ethics and the protection of…

December 10, 2016
WADA Statement regarding conclusion of McLaren Investigation

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) acknowledges the findings outlined by the McLaren Investigation Report Part II, which was released earlier today by Professor Richard H. McLaren during a press conference that he held in London, England.  Report Part II reconfirms institutionalized manipulation of the doping control process in Russia, which was first exposed via Report…

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