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30th October / 01 November 2013
Winner Man and Woman: Club Duque de Caxias
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11th /12th of October
Winner: Ginastica Novo Hamburgo
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12th /13th of October
Winner: Duque de Caxias
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By the end of day 2 of the fistball event Germany, Switzerland, Brasil and Austria fixed their entries to the semifanals. As the teams will compete against each orher again, some of the matches were full of tactical experiments, but more than 400 spectators were impressed ay the tension and quality of the acting sportsmen.
Although the venue is situated away from the city centre, the local organizers expect more than 1000 spectators for the finals.
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Germany versus Chile was the game to open the fist ball tournament of the 9th World Games in Cali.
This match was broadcasted live on Colombian TV. The first match was followed by really tough games between Germany and Austria and Switzerland versus Austria. Many spectacular rallies were applauded by the guests of honour and around 400 spectators. Joachim Gossow, CEO of IWGA, wished all the best to the participating teams and Karl Weiss, Present of IFA, welcomed Colombia as a new member federation.
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"It was a real challenge and a huge success!" was the first statement submitted by Ernst Almhofer, who held two fistball workshops at the international Olympic Academy in Olympia/Greece.
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Once again the Ostra Sportpark, the venue of the 2014 Women's World Championship was flooded due to the terrible weather conditions in central Europe last week.
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show zu Brief Report, IFA Board Meeting, 12 - 13 April 2013, Vienna
IFA President Karl Weiss congratulates the new President of SportAccord Marius Vizer to his successful election and looks forward to working with him!
After being invited by the Argentinian federation the teams of the Columbian member federation were guests in Cordoba. First contacts had been established during the Youth World Championships last year.
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At the last meeting of the IFA-board the European Cup Events 2013 were drawn.
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- Ballrights 2013 (PDFSize: 45.55 KB)
Swasiland is the first country to receive the newly created start up packages of the IFA - including balls, net, DVDs and basic coaching material. After a short period of email correspondence the IFA realized enormous efforts in establishing fistball in this country and wants to emphasise their optimistic plans in establishing fistball on a worldwide basis.
Information and documentary will be published as soon as they are available.
Dr. Frankiewicz was IFA Board Member from 1990 to 1995
Shortly after his 88th birthday Dr. Frankiewicz, a former IFA board member, died on 20 February 2013.
He was president of the Fistball Federation of the German Democratic Republic from 1978 to 1990.
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Australia might be a new member of the IFA shortly. Rolf Petersen transmitted the great news that the Autralian authorities accepted the registration of the Fistball Federation of Australia (FFA).
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The IFA hereby announces the list of licensed balls for the year 2013 and the product type for the upcoming competitions.
Attachment: list of licensed balls (PDFSize: 101.3 KB)
Austrian Indoor Championship (23/24 February 2013, Salzburg/Austria)
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Swiss Indoor Championship (16/17 February 2013, Bonstetten/Switzerland)
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In 2013 the USA Fistball Association is organising 3 outdoor tournaments on 3 weekends in a row, in 3 different cities.
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The International Fistball Association has approved a new development programm, wich is built on different steps and modules.
As a first step the bigger and experienced Member Association are involved. In different countries these members are engaged to teach basic-knowledge.
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From 18th to the 25th of May, 2013 the next International Gymnastic Festival will take place in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan area in Germany.
A big Fistball Tournament will also be staged in Ludwigshafen.
show zu Fistball on the occasion of the International Gymnastic Festival 2013
After a "tough" match in the first leg, which the Austrian Team, Union Schick Freistadt, won in 2:4 sets, the home team, Novo Hamburgo/Rissul turned the competition into its favour by winning the second leg 4:0 sets and the necessary deciding set by 11:7.
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