World Taekwondo prepares for first ever virtual General Assembly
ASOIF Council sets dates for the publication of Third Review of IF Governance and 2020 General Assembly
Olympic Summer Federations Brace for Key Report
(ATR) New challenges facing the 33 summer Olympic sports will be outlined in a major report to be released soon.
Bangkok Hosts 2018 Sport Accord -- Monday Memo
(ATR) The annual sports federations convention includes plenty of sidelines intrigue.
Death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member
Paris 2024 Departs SportAccord Convention 2017 Promising that it will Stage the Most Spectacular Games Ever
‘The right city, with the right vision at the right moment': Paris 2024 engages with international federations to share its project led by a team that can be trusted’.
Three IOC Members Run for ASOIF Council Seats
(ATR) Archery, athletics, boxing and triathlon will soon have representation on ASOIF's decision-making body.
2nd IF Women in Leadership Forum Underway in Lausanne
All 28 member federations of the ASOIF have sent female talents to attend the second edition of the IF Women in Leadership Forum.
ASOIF Runs Check-ups on Federations
(ATR) Governance failures of the 28 summer Olympic sports will be highlighted in a report at SportAccord in April.
ASOIF on target with IF governance project
ICF President Secures ASOIF Position
The International Canoe Federation President, José Perurena Lopez (ESP) has been elected as member of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) at the SportAccord Convention held in Sochi, Russia.
Exclusive - Ricci Bitti Outlines Priorities as ASOIF President
(ATR) In his first interview as head of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, Francesco Ricci Bitti tells Around the Rings strengthening sport unity and launching a new sport information service are two of his main goals.
ASOIF Readies for New Leadership
(ATR) Director Andrew Ryan tells Around the Rings the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations is in “a totally different position” after more than 12 years with Denis Oswald at the helm.
Monday Memo - YOG Deadline; IF Debrief; Sportel Monaco
(ATR) 2018 bid books due to IOC headquarters in Lausanne ... ASOIF members meet to review London 2012 ... Sportel Monaco ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...
Federations Applaud "Unprecedented" Olympic Crowds; Pistorius Advances
(ATR) ASOIF director tells Around the Rings attendance figures are "unprecedented" ... "Blade Runner" advances in 400m ... More inside this London Latest ...
On the Scene - Ricci Bitti Elected ASOIF President; Wu for IOC EB
(ATR) Boxing president C.K. Wu is the pick of ASOIF to sit on the IOC Executive Board. ATR's Matthew Grayson reports from Quebec City.
On the Scene at SportAccord - ASOIF Presidency, IOC EB Seat Up for Election
(ATR) Tops on the agenda for Tuesday's general assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations is to sort out two imminent leadership changes. ATR's Matthew Grayson reports from Quebec City.
Ricci Bitti Unopposed in ASOIF Presidential Election
(ATR) International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti will stand unopposed in the election for the presidency of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, Around the Rings is told.
ATR Exclusive - Oswald Resigns ASOIF Presidency, Sparks Succession Race
(ATR) Around the Rings has learned that ASOIF president Denis Oswald has sent a letter to the 28 member federations to announce his resignation. Two potential successors tell ATR they must talk with colleagues before deciding whether to stand.
ATR Exclusive - Oswald Set to Quit as ASOIF President
(ATR) Denis Oswald is expected to announce his resignation as president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations in the coming weeks to pave the way for a smooth succession.
Golden 25 - Coke Chief Kent, Association Leaders #14, 15
(ATR) The head of Olympic sponsor Coke is 14th in the 2012 edition of the Around the Rings Golden 25, the most influential personalities and factors for the Olympics in the year ahead. Leaders of ASOIF and SportAccord hold 15th spot in the list.
ASOIF Mulls Oswald Succession
(ATR) The director of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations tells Around the Rings his organization is "wrestling with solutions" to ensure it maintains a presence on the IOC Executive Board when ASOIF president Denis Oswald finishes his term next summer.
European Federations Key to Ambitious Continental Games Plan
(ATR) European Olympic Committees president Patrick Hickey tells Around the Rings that meetings with the continent's sports federations could determine whether his European Games plan gets off the ground.
Row Erupts Over European Games Plan
(ATR) European Olympic Committees president Patrick Hickey tells Around the Rings suggestions by the summer Olympic federations that his European Games plan is dead in the water is "complete nonsense".
Leadership Lessons for Federations Meeting in Lausanne
(ATR) Leaders of international sports federations are exchanging best practice ideas at the second IF Forum that could help their organizations combat the impacts of the global economic downturn and emerge as stronger bodies