Mr. Sam Coffa, IWF Vice President and President of the Australian Commonwealth Games Association attended the General Assembly of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization held in Boca del Río, Veracruz. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Bid team made a presentation to the assembly and spoke to delegates about the strength and commitment […]
Yesterday on the evening preceding the AWF Congress, AWF President Sheikh Sultan Mejren held a reception in celebration of Women’s Day. AWF President along with Dr. Tamas Aján, IWF President and Shakrillo Makhmudov, Uzbek General Secretary and Chairman of the Organizing Committee offered a traditional Uzbek kaftan and mursak to all Women present at the […]
BRUSSELS – Alternating with the Universiades, every two years FISU organises World University Championships for the sports accepted by the FISU Executive Committee.FISU is now pleased to officially launch the candidatures for the 2014 World University Championships. Weightlifting is among the recognised sports; as we remember, the 1st FISU WUC was held in 2008, Komotini, GRE; the […]
Dr. Tamás Aján participated in the press conference that precedes the Electoral Congress of the Asian Weightlifting Federation held from 9-10 March 2011 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Right after the conference, IWF President had a friendly and very fruitful discussion with Mr. Malik Babaev, President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The Cambodian Weightlifting Federation (CWF) and the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) held a Ceremony on March 2, 2011 at the National Olympic Stadium of Phanom Penh, in the Kingdom of Cambodia in order to promote weightlifting sport in South East Asian (SEA) region under theme of GO TOGETHER in friendship and brotherhood. Mr. Chan […]
The latest London 2012 mascot film, ‘Adventures on a Rainbow’, is now available: http://www.mylondon2012.com/mascots When you visit the official website of the London 2012 Olympic Games you can see that a new ‘Play’ section was launched where fans can build their own versions of the mascots and play the new game ‘Swim Wenlock Swim’.
During the EU Sport Forum held in Budapest, Hungary Dr. Tamás Aján, IOC Honorary Member and President of the IWF took part in the general debate with the EU Sport Ministers and made a comment of a great interest in regard of corruption in sport. He told the assembly that sport has to overcome the […]
The Presidency of the Council of the European Union rotates between the 27 member states every six months. Hungary took over the Presidency of the EU on January 1, 2011. On February 22-23 in Budapest, Hungary the European Commission organized the EU Sport Forum as key platform for dialogue held for the third time. Besides […]
Frédéric Donzé, the newly appointed Director of WADA’s European Regional Office and International Federations Relations came to Budapest, Hungary for a meeting with IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján and the IWF Secretariat staff. They discussed several topics in regard to the IWF Anti-Doping activities, the cooperation of the two organisations and the efficient implementation and enforcement of […]
IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján met Mario Vasquez Rana, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees and President of the Pan-American Sports Organization in Mexico City last week. They had a highly profitable discussion regarding to the Olympic Movement and relevant issues concerning International Sports.