ASOIF General Assembly, Final Summary

#ICYMI: North Korea Training Site; Rule 40 Ruling; ASOIF Report

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Olympic Summer Federations Brace for Key Report -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) New challenges facing the 33 summer Olympic sports will be outlined in a major report due out in three weeks.

ASOIF Tribute to Baumann; New Governance Monitoring Unit

(ATR) Summer Olympic leaders on Friday paid tribute to former IOC member and basketball chief Patrick Baumann. 

International Testing Agency appoints Director General

ATR Golden 25 - ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti #16

(ATR) Representing the interests of the Summer Olympic sports is the Ricci Bitti mission.

ATR First: Summer Federations Chief Not Worried About Double Award

(ATR) ASOIF President Ricci Bitti says confidence in organizers alleviates fear from an 11 year Olympic project.

SportAccord Convention Unveils Plenary Conference Theme 'Marketing and Sponsorship' for #SAC2018 in Bangkok,Thailand

SAC announced ‘Marketing and Sponsorship’ as the theme of the Plenary Conference following feedback from IFs and delegates.

SAC2017 Runaway Success

SportAccord Convention 2017 which took place in Aarhus, Denmark from 2-7 April was billed as a runaway success.

ITU President, Marisol Casado, Elected to the Council of ASOIF

The ITU  is pleased to announce that President Marisol Casado has been elected to the ASOIF at the General Assembly held in Denmark.

ATR Celebrates 25 Years at SportAccord 2017 -- Conferences and Conventions

(ATR) Also: Last Chance for Host City Early Bird Rates; Coliseum Business Summit Goes Global

SportAccord Reveals Opening Ceremony Details -- Conferences and Conventions

(ATR) Also: Expert kinesiologist to speak at VISTA 2017; Think Sport to host Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2017

SportAccord 2017 Opening Ceremony Unveiled

Sportaccord convention 2017 unveils plans for a ‘magical night of culture and entertainment’ at this year’s opening ceremony in Aarhus, Denmark. 

Kazakhstan NOC celebrates 25th anniversary welcoming Olympic Movement leaders in the capital

ASOIF Chief Points to Lack of Female Leaders in Sport

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti today urged more women to run for top positions in sports administration.

ASOIF Council Looks Ahead to a Busy Year - IF Governance Confirmed as Top Priority

The ASOIF prepared the next steps for a number of important projects planned for this year.

Golden 25 - #15 - SportAccord, Summer Feds Leader Ricci Bitti

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti is a no nonsense voice for the summer sports.

IPC Rebrands 10 Para-Sports -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: IBSF World Cup near; ASOIF wants more IF input in Tokyo 2020 preps; FIS cancels events due to lack of snow.

ASOIF President Urges Tokyo 2020 to Utilize Federations

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti says Tokyo 2020 can learn from mistakes of Rio 2016 in terms of venue preps and communication.

IF Forum Celebrates 10 Years Today -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also: The World Squash Federation elects its 9th president

Federations "Revved Up" for Rio Olympics - On the Scene

(ATR) Leaders of the 28 summer sports say they’re ready for the Games, with the IOC president also upbeat following a joint meeting.

WADA Weighs Expanding Influence in Olympic Movement

(ATR) Athletes say they are not happy with the way WADA is handling doping scandals ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Ricci Bitti Champions Baumann for SportAccord Presidency

(ATR) ASOIF nominated FIBA general secretary Baumann for SportAccord president in bid to grow the organization's influence.

SportAccord Off and Running in the Olympic Capital

(ATR) Change seems inevitable as the SportAccord Convention has returned to Lausanne.

Ricci Bitti Sole Candidate for ASOIF Presidency

(ATR) Francesco Ricci Bitti will be re-elected as ASOIF president at the summer sports body’s general assembly this month.

SportAccord Postpones Convention Merger

(ATR) SportAccord will not merge with the SportAccord Convention until governance issues within the organization are resolved.

Golden 25 - #9 SportAccord Leaders Gian-Franco Kasper and Francesco Ricci Bitti

(ATR) Gian-Franco Kasper and Francesco Ricci Bitti pilot SportAccord into a new era

ASOIF Launches Governance, Anti-doping Task Forces

(ATR) ASOIF establishes two watchdogs to try and keep federations in line as corruption scandals rock Olympic Movement.

International Sport Federations Welcome IOC's invitation to work together

Francesco Ricci Bitti, President, ASOIF, and SportAccord Convention, issued a statement following discussions at IF Forum.

2016 SportAccord Convention Host Back Up for Grabs

(ATR) Ricci Bitti tells ATR SportAccord multiple cities in the running to replace Dubai as 2016 convention host.