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Friday May 6th, 2022

On 4 – 5 May 2022, 7 National Table Tennis Federations took part in the INTERACT Pilot Training in Sport for All Development. The training was hosted by the ITTF Foundation in Leipzig, Germany. IFA was represented in this workshop by Secretary General Christoph Oberlehner and Theresa Eidenhammer. Both presented a Best practice database with…

Wednesday April 20th, 2022

IFA would like to pre-inform that the 2022 Election of female members Athletes’ Commission will take place on the 9th of July in Birmingham (Alabama/USA) within The World Games. The member federations are entitled to nominate ONE female candidate per member federation to guarantee a maximum of countries represented. The nomination should be done by…

Friday April 15th, 2022

PAFA Sports Director and world class referee Gastao Englert conducted a historical, first time ever international Fistball referees course ONLY FOR WOMEN. The education started with this week with a virtual coaching sessions. It will be followed by another virtual session before three days of practical evaluation will finalize the education. The minimum outcome to…

Wednesday April 13th, 2022

It is with greatest sadness that the International Fistball Association (IFA) has learnt that Joachim Günther, IFA Honorary Member in Germany, passed away at the age of 90. In 1959, the third place in the German Men’s Championships was the greatest sporting success for him and at the time for the VfK Berlin in a…

Saturday April 9th, 2022

The IFA Board of Directors will meet today online to approve a new member federation in Italy, to hear reports about the upcoming The World Games 2022 and the IFA Fistball World Tour Final as well as to discuss the IFA 2021 Annual Report and the Financial Report.

Friday April 8th, 2022

Today´s Play True Day is traditionally dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of protecting Clean Sport. However, in light of the war in Ukraine, this year WADA is calling on the global anti-doping community and the wider sporting world to speak out in a spirit of peace and reconciliation. Clean sport is about fairness,…

Wednesday April 6th, 2022

The White Card (#WhiteCard) is a worldwide digital campaign created by Peace and Sport in 2015 to celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Holding up a White Card, just like a referee, is an action meant to symbolize the positive power of sport, in contrast with the red card, which signifies the…

Wednesday March 30th, 2022

The countdown is on: There are 100 days to go until the grand opening of The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, USA. The eleventh edition of the multi-sport event will start on the evening of 7 July in the Protective Stadium. IOC President Thomas Bach will be present at the Opening Ceremony. The Games in…

Saturday March 19th, 2022

Today, March 19, IFA President Jörn Verleger celebrates his 50th birthday! Dear Jörn, the entire fistball family wishes you all the best for your anniversary and continued health and motivation and energy for our sport. It is thanks to a happy coincidence that Jörn Verleger came to the sport of fistball. In November 2013, he…

Saturday March 5th, 2022

The countdown to the fistball edition of The World Games officially started in Alabama with the presence of the athletes from Germany and the USA. Fistball was played in Birmingham for the first time ever. In the lead-up to the 2022 World Games, which will be held in the Alabama city in July, the National…

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