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  2. American Football Tournament at 2017 World Games
  3. Happy Holidays!
  4. Costa Rica to Host the IFAF Beach Flag World Championship 2017
  5. WADA Statement regarding conclusion of McLaren Investigation
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January 14, 2017
The IFAF Annual General Meeting on September 23rd 2017

The IFAF Annual General Meeting will be held on 23rd of September 2017 and it will take place in the capital of France, Paris. The decision was made by the IFAF Secretary in accordance with the IFAF statutes. All IFAF members are informed about the date and venue for the General Meeting by notice in…

January 9, 2017
American Football Tournament at 2017 World Games

American football is going to be one of four invitational sports in the World Games 2017 which will take place in Wrocław, Poland, from 20th to 30th of July. American football, speedway, kickboxing and indoor rowing are the disciplines approved by the authorities of the International World Games Association (IWGA), that awards the rights to…

December 24, 2016
Happy Holidays!

The team of the International Federation of American Football would like to wish you a lot of sport and business success throughout the upcoming year. We hope that our cooperation will evolve in 2017 and we are look forward to that. With sincere appreciation for your partnership, good will and understanding, we wish you all…

January 9, 2017
American Football Tournament at 2017 World Games

American football is going to be one of four invitational sports in the World Games 2017 which will take place in Wrocław, Poland, from 20th to 30th of July. American football, speedway, kickboxing and indoor rowing are the disciplines approved by the authorities of the International World Games Association (IWGA), that awards the rights to…

December 15, 2016
Costa Rica to Host the IFAF Beach Flag World Championship 2017

The International Federation of American Football has revealed that the country chosen to host the first ever Beach Flag World Championship in 2017 will be Costa Rica! The decision was made by the IFAF Managing Committee on Wednesday, 14th December, after bidding process which last from 1st to 15th November 2016. Beach flag football is…

November 23, 2016
EJC 2017 tournament lineup is set

The European Junior Championships (EJC) 2017 will be decided in France: The four top junior national Teams in American football from the continent will battle for the title in the final tournament in Paris on July 14 (semifinals) and 16 (medal games). The hosts from France (two EJC titles in 2004 and 2006) and reigning…

January 9, 2017
American Football Tournament at 2017 World Games

American football is going to be one of four invitational sports in the World Games 2017 which will take place in Wrocław, Poland, from 20th to 30th of July. American football, speedway, kickboxing and indoor rowing are the disciplines approved by the authorities of the International World Games Association (IWGA), that awards the rights to…

December 15, 2016
Costa Rica to Host the IFAF Beach Flag World Championship 2017

The International Federation of American Football has revealed that the country chosen to host the first ever Beach Flag World Championship in 2017 will be Costa Rica! The decision was made by the IFAF Managing Committee on Wednesday, 14th December, after bidding process which last from 1st to 15th November 2016. Beach flag football is…

November 23, 2016
EJC 2017 tournament lineup is set

The European Junior Championships (EJC) 2017 will be decided in France: The four top junior national Teams in American football from the continent will battle for the title in the final tournament in Paris on July 14 (semifinals) and 16 (medal games). The hosts from France (two EJC titles in 2004 and 2006) and reigning…

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…

October 5, 2016
ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli speaking at the European Parliament on the Universal Language of Sport

The ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli and the Council Member Anna Arzhanova were invited at the European Parliament to talk on the Universal Language of Sport. Anna Arzhanova underlined the increasingly important role of women in sport and Raffaele Chiulli stressed the ARISF support to all sport initiatives designed to promote participation, physical activity, dual careers for athletes, good…

September 23, 2016
WADA publishes 2017 Prohibited List

Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List – which designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition, and which substances are banned in particular sports – was approved by the Executive…

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