IFAF is proud to be part of the ARISF and as such, we are excited to see international competition grow. The following is a recent press release relating to the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.


ARISF proud of having five Member Federations lined-up for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The announcement of the unanimous IOC Executive Board recommendation to include baseball/softball, skateboarding, sports climbing, surfing and karate to feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been welcomed with great satisfaction by ARISF President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli.

All five Sports are ARISF Members and the organisation assembling 35 International Federations recognised by the International Olympic Committee is proud of contributing actively to achieving the objectives of the Olympic Agenda 2020.

“It is an honour for ARISF to play a crucial role within the Olympic Movement and to see the fruits of our continued efforts in working closely with the IOC which allowed us to achieve such an extraordinary result” said Dr. Raffaele Chiulli.