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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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US Twirling Association Selects Team USA Athletes

The U.S. Trials Competition for Baton Twirling were held this month in Shelbyville, Indiana and the United States Twirling Association selected a talented team of 20 women and five men to represent Team USA at the 34th World Baton Twirling Championships in Men’s and Women’s individual Freestyle, Pairs and Team. The U.S. Trials and the U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships are sponsored by the U.S. Twirling Association (USTA). 

For more information about these events, USTA and the sport of baton twirling, visit



Image: US Twirling Association 

Image: US Twirling Association