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  1. The IFAF General Meeting on September 23 2017
  2. IFAF Accepts USFAF as Provisional Member from USA
  3. USA Football not anymore National Governing Body of American Football in USA
  4. IFAF Revealed Application Procedure for the U-19 World Championship 2018
  5. 1.600 Delegates and 740 Organizations Gathered at the Sportaccord Convention 2017
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May 27, 2017
The IFAF General Meeting on September 23 2017

The General Meeting of the International Federation of American Football will take place in Paris, the capital of France, on September the 23rd 2017. All federation members have already received the information regarding the upcoming General Meeting. The IFAF Secretary urges and also reminds that any motions for the agenda have to be sent no…

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…

May 9, 2017
USA Football not anymore National Governing Body of American Football in USA

The IFAF decided to withdraw the recognition of USA Football as National Governing Body of American Football in the USA for multiple, continuous and ongoing violations of the IFAF Anti-Doping Code and terminated the membership of USA Football by immediate effect. Those actions made it impossible for the Doping Free Sport Unit (DFSU) of the…

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…

Mr Walter Bolanos (FEFACR): It Is a Great Honor to Host the Very First Beach Football World Championship
March 28, 2017
Mr Walter Bolanos (FEFACR): It Is a Great Honor to Host the Very First Beach Football World Championship
The first ever Beach Football World Championship in 2017 will be held in Costa Rica from 2nd to 5th of November 2017. Organization of the event has already been underway and the American Football Federation of Costa Rica has a strong intention to make sure that every single detail gets accomplished and contribute to the...
Spain to Host Flag Football European Championships
March 27, 2017
Spain to Host Flag Football European Championships

The Flag Football European Championships once again will take place in Spain, 7 – 10 September 2017, this time in the capital city – Madrid. After a successful organized tournament in 2015 in Pinto, the Spanish Federation of American Football (FEFA, Federación Española de Fútbol Americano) once again offered their hospitality and organization for the…

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…

Mr Walter Bolanos (FEFACR): It Is a Great Honor to Host the Very First Beach Football World Championship
March 28, 2017
Mr Walter Bolanos (FEFACR): It Is a Great Honor to Host the Very First Beach Football World Championship
The first ever Beach Football World Championship in 2017 will be held in Costa Rica from 2nd to 5th of November 2017. Organization of the event has already been underway and the American Football Federation of Costa Rica has a strong intention to make sure that every single detail gets accomplished and contribute to the...
Spain to Host Flag Football European Championships
March 27, 2017
Spain to Host Flag Football European Championships

The Flag Football European Championships once again will take place in Spain, 7 – 10 September 2017, this time in the capital city – Madrid. After a successful organized tournament in 2015 in Pinto, the Spanish Federation of American Football (FEFA, Federación Española de Fútbol Americano) once again offered their hospitality and organization for the…

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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