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GAISF Publishes GA Preliminary Working Documents

May 10, 2019 - Gold Coast, Australia.

The GAISF (General Association of International Sports Federations) General Assembly has released and published an agenda and accompanying preliminary working documents detailing GAISF’s positions on the IOC Athlete Safeguarding Toolkit, the .sport internet extension, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DFSU (Doping Free Sport Unit), Multi-sport games such as the World Urban Games, World Combat Games, World Mind Games and the World Beach Games which show unity between Olympic and non-Olympic sports that might not yet have an opportunity to enter the Olympic programme. The working documents also cover ASOIF, AIOWF, ARISF, and AIMS in addition to going into detail about statutory changes and proposed amendments to those statutes, and provide a glimpse at the 2019 Administration Activity Report. Currently, the GAISF is composed of 95 Members, 20 Associate Members and 10 Observers. USA Sports Council Member Sport Federation ICU Cheer (International Cheer Union) is also a Member of GAISF.

The Working Documents and Agenda also bear the name and contributions from late GAISF President and member of the international sports family, Patrick Baumann, a reminder of the goodwill and collaborative spirit he brought to the world of sports.


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USA Cheer Announces ParaCheer US National Team

Ahead of the International Cheer Union World Championships taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida this April 25-27, USA Cheer has announced that they will be sending a US National Team to compete in the ParaCheer Unified Division. 

“This is a new, incredible opportunity for athletes with and without disabilities in cheerleading,” says [US ParaCheer National team coach] Lee Trudell. “The team is excited to represent the United States as the first ParaCheer team in the country at the International Cheer Union Championships. We are grateful to USA Cheer and ICU for this opportunity.”

The International Cheer Union (ICU) has 110 member nations and is the governing body for the sport of cheer.