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  1. IFAF Revealed Application Procedure for the U-19 World Championship 2018
  2. 1.600 Delegates and 740 Organizations Gathered at the Sportaccord Convention 2017
  3. Raffaele Chiulli re-elected President of ARISF
  4. Mr Walter Bolanos (FEFACR): It Is a Great Honor to Host the Very First Beach Football World Championship
  5. Spain to Host Flag Football European Championships
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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…

April 12, 2017
1.600 Delegates and 740 Organizations Gathered at the Sportaccord Convention 2017

The Sportaccord Convention, the prestigious world sport and business summit, took place in Aarhus, Denmark, 2–7 April 2017. The delegation of IFAF, led by the IFAF President Tommy Wiking, IFAF Senior Vice-President Robert Huber and IFAF Secretary General Zorica Hofman, was present at the numerous meetings during the Convention. One of the main topic of…

April 5, 2017
Raffaele Chiulli re-elected President of ARISF

Raffaele Chiulli, President of the UIM (the worldwide federation of powerboating) was unanimously re-elected President of ARISF for another four-year term by the ARISF General Assembly held in Aarhus in Denmark. The Assembly also elected Susanne Schoedel (FAI) Secretary General, Anna Arzhanova (CMAS) Vice-President and Riccardo Fraccari (WBSC), Molly Rhone (INF) and John Liljelund (IFF)…

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…

European Football League
March 9, 2017
European Football League schedule set for 2017

Five teams from four countries will compete in the European Football League (EFL) in the 2017 season. With last year’s champion Frankfurt, its runner-up Amsterdam and Badalona from Spain promoted to the Big6 for this year the EFL title is up for grabs, and the EFL Bowl on June 11 will bring up an EFL…

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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