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UTS TO HOST THE FIRST EVER WORLD VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL

By United Through Sports | September 25, 2020

“Do something today for a better tomorrow” – Oscar Wilde. Over 60 organisations have come together in solidarity and unity under the Olympic, Paralympic and Special Olympics values. Together these organisations will promote inclusion, health, equality, non-discrimination and peace. The festival includes youth of all abilities where the doors are open for youth from migrant and refugee backgrounds, youth from international federations and those with different physical and mental abilities. The participating organisations share a common vision, to provide opportunity …

UTS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL LOGO

By United Through Sports | September 17, 2020

United Through Sports (UTS) organisers launch the official logo for the first edition of the UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020. The logo stands to represent the inclusion of all youth regardless to ability and symbolises unity in diversity. The design uses a vibrant, bold and youthful colour palette appealing to the younger generations and signifying fun and positivity. The festival logo is built upon the foundations of the UTS official logo and adapted towards the novel virtual festival concept. At …

SPORTACCORD WINS AUSTRALIAN AWARD

By United Through Sports | June 4, 2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The 2019 edition of the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit in Gold Coast has been recognised at a prestigious annual award show for the Australian events sector. SportAccord 2019 was selected as Platinum Award winner for Best Event in Australia at the 2019 Meeting & Events Australia (MEA) and also scooped the overall Government Event of the Year and Queensland’s Event Legacy Award. The winners were announced at the MEALIVE 2019 Award virtual event held at ICC Sydney Studios. Coming just a year after Gold Coast became the focus of the sporting world when it staged …

CIPS TAKES UTS FISHING

By United Through Sports | May 14, 2020

Today we would like to take you to the International Sport Fishing Confederation CIPS. CIPS has grown from strength to strength with 152 national federations and around 50 million members part of the CIPS world family. Under the energetic leadership of President Ferenc Szalay, CIPS has become a respectable and recognisable member of GAISF and AIMS. It is a sport in which discrimination of any kind has no place. The International Sport Fishing Confederation is proud to be an organisation of universal nature with the mission and vision to promote and coordinate all the activities with fishing from a sporting …

IDBF KEEPS CREATIVE

By United Through Sports | May 7, 2020

Today we will go back to the world of Dragon Boat. A sport and a culture, which dates back over 2000 years. It has evolved into a modern world sport and recreation for many. Dragon Boat has huge popularity and in China alone, it has over 50 million participants. Dragon Boat is a full member of GAISF and AIMS and has a seat in the AIMS Council. Let us enjoy the Newsletter where we see how creativity can bring any sport into our homes and into our hearts. With athletes confined to their homes, we see how dragon boaters keep …

IFA TAKES UTS HOME

By United Through Sports | May 4, 2020

Today, we take you into the world of fabulous Fistball! The International Fistball Association (IFA) is the world governing body for all Fistball sports and is a proud member of GAISF and AIMS. The former President Mr. Karl Weiss is an AIMS Council Member and has taken Fistball to a record number of Member countries. The newly elected Mr. Jörn Verleger represents the next generation of Fistball and continues to build the vision of a united Fistball Family building the next and expanding the Fistball family. Fistball is included in many Multi-sport Games including The World Games and TAFISA. The …

World Minigolf Federation Putts From Home

By United Through Sports | April 29, 2020

Today we take you to world of Minigolf, a sport enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. The WMF is the umbrella organisation of Minigolf sports and is a member of GAISF and AIMS. The president of the World Minigolf Federation Mr. Gerhard Zimmerman, is also the General Secretary of AIMS. The core values of WMF are integrity, teamwork, respect, passion and connecting generations. The World Minigolf Federation promotes and supports the Olympic values and under the leadership of Mr. Zimmerman, Minigolf has reached every corner of the world, both as a leisure activity by millions and also as …

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