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IOC Session in Tokyo approves full recognition of IFI

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PRESS Release (20/07/2021)

IOC Session in Tokyo approves full recognition of IFI

The International Federation Icestocksport (IFI) is honoured to announce that the IOC Session in Tokyo today has approved the full recognition of IFI. The vote of the Session was given unanimously for the six International Federations, one of them being the International Federation Icestocksport.

The IOC Executive Board had granted provisional recognition by the IOC to IFI in June 2018. The IOC Session acknowledged by their vote today the significant development of IFI in the years since the provisional recognition was achieved.

Together with the approval of the full recognition of IFI, the IOC Session voted on the full recognition of five additional IFs:

  • International Cheerleading Union (ICU) – provisionally recognised in 2016
  • International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) – provisionally recognised in 2016
  • International Sambo Federation (FIAS) – provisionally recognised in 2018
  • World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO) – provisionally recognised in 2018
  • World Lacrosse (WL) – provisionally recognised in 2018

“IFI is very happy and proud on the decision of the IOC Session, which did acknowledge a strong and significant positive development of our Federation”, commented IFI President Christian Lindner.

“IFI is determined to continue walking on the path to fulfil the IOC criteria to a great extent and to develop our Winter Sport Federation on the fields of Visibility, Youth Appeal and Sports Presentation to get ready for the Olympic Winter Sports programme. We would like to thank the IOC members very much for their unanimous support. President Thomas Bach and the Executive Board, the staff of the Sports Department for their congratulations and the expression of their wishes to continue the successful cooperation to further develop Icestocksport”.

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Original document: IFI PRESS RELEASE IOC SESSION FULL Recognition ENG 20072021 Final

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Images: Copyright IOC official transmission from the 138th IOC Session (Youtube Live Streaming)

Equipment: Year code letter prolongation 2021

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Important message, July 16th 2021: “Year code”

Dear madam or sir, dear friends of the Icestocksport,
kindly note that the current year code letter “a” will be extended for another sport year, until 30 September 2022. This prolongation is necessary as due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemie almost no playing activity could take place during the past year.

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New Invitations 2021: Euro Youth Grand Prix U16, Europe Cup in Long Distance, and Referee Seminar

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  • 18th EURO YOUTH GRAND PRIX U16 on Summer Surface in Klagenfurt (AUT), 06. Aug – 08. Aug 2021
  • 42th open EUROPE CUP 2021 in Long Distance Competitions in Winklarn (AUT), 10. Sep – 12. Sep 2021
  • IFI Referee Seminar 2021 in Gais, South Tyrol (ITA), 17. Sep – 19. Sep 2021

See https://www.icestocksport.com/2016/en/aktuelles/ausschreibungen/

IOC Executive Board proposes IFI for full recognition at the Tokyo IOC Session

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The International Federation Icestocksport (IFI) is honoured to announce that the IOC Executive Board during their yesterday’s meeting in Lausanne has proposed IFI for approval of the full recognition to the IOC Session in Tokyo, taking place on 20-21 July 2021.

The IOC Executive Board had granted provisional IOC recognition to IFI in June 2018. Since that time the Federation underwent wider improvements of its rules and regulations based on the recommendations of the IOC and particularly the IOC Sports Department to meet the criteria of the full recognition process.

Together with the approval of the full recognition the IOC Session will vote on the full recognition of five additional IFs:

  • International Cheerleading Union (ICU) – provisionally recognised in 2016
  • International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) – provisionally recognised in 2016
  • International Sambo Federation (FIAS) – provisionally recognised in 2018
  • World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO) – provisionally recognised in 2018
  • World Lacrosse (WL) – provisionally recognised in 2018

“IFI is absolutely confident that the development of our Federation in various fields, especially in the field of governance, will be honoured by the IOC Session in Tokyo as well”, declared IFI President Christian Lindner.

“We thank the IOC, the Executive Board and the members of the IOC Sports Department for their leadership and support, and especially our member federations and the various volunteers, for their great enthusiasm and efforts, working for Icestocksport and its development every day”.

“We have continuously emphasized that the IOC Recognition Progress with its profound assessment of an International Federation in all fields helps to improve the Federation tremendously. We are glad and satisfied that the IOC Executive Board has honoured these efforts with their decision yesterday“, added IFI Secretary General Silke Bernardi.

Please find the IOC press release as a reference here:
https://olympics.com/ioc/news/ioc-executive-board-proposes-full-recognition-of-six-international-federations

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PDF file (11.6.2021):
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Image source/acknowledgements: (c) IOC MEDIA/Greg Martin

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Press Release: results of IFI Extraordinary Congress (April 2021)

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Extraordinary Congress finalised last steps to full IOC recognition with Statutes change

The International Federation Icestocksport (IFI) would like to announce that it has held an Extraordinary Congress on 20 March 2021. The main topic of this Congress were amendments to the IFI Statutes and Rules of Financing resulting from consultations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of the full recognition process 2021 and recommendations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) pertaining to the WADA Code Compliance Questionnaire (CCQ) procedures.

The 34 delegates from 19 IFI member National Federations (NFs) approved unanimously the changes to the Statutes and Rules of Financing which can be summarized as follows, particularly finalising the last steps on the way to full International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition after the provisional recognition period:

Finalisation of the foundation of Continental Associations: IFI in an effort to strengthen continental representation on decision-making level has set up Continental Associations for Africa, America, Asia- Oceania and Europe. The Continental Associations (CAs) of Icestocksport serve as IFI branch in the respective territory and their members are the IFI member National Federations on such continent.

Strengthen Athletes’ representation: To improve and strengthen Athletes’ representation in the decision- making processes IFI has added the formal position of a permanent voting Athletes’ representative to all IFI Commissions and to the Executive Committees of all Continental Associations.

Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions: IFI has adopted by reference the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions. These Regulations specifically prohibit betting in relation to a Competition in which the Participant is directly participating; or the Participant’s sport; and any event of a multisport Competition in which he/she is a participant.

Non-discrimination and athlete safeguarding policy: To safeguard the participants in IFI events and activities and the Integrity of the competitions IFI has set up a Non-discrimination and athlete safeguarding policy and anchored the policy in its Statutes.

Gender Equality Policy: In order to promote gender equality in Icestocksport IFI has established a Gender Equality Policy to support the equal representation of all genders at a volunteer and professional level within the IFI structures and anchored the policy in its Statutes.

Based on the recommendations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), IFI has clarified in its rules that Membership in IFI entails explicit acceptance by each member of the IFI Anti-Doping rules in their current version and the IFI membership accepts IFI as testing, results management and disciplinary Authority on their territory when and where there is no national Anti-Doping Authority actively fighting against Doping in sport.

“IFI in a strong move towards making the last steps to full IOC recognition which we applied for to the IOC and hope to get during the IOC Session in July 2021 in Tokyo has considered a range of recommendations made by the IOC and WADA throughout their respective processes. We uphold our values of universality, sustainability, credibility, integrity and youth appeal of Icestocksport as always and have even improved our efforts focusing on an International Federation which is worthy to be considered for the Olympic Winter Games,” stated IFI President Christian Lindner, looking at the results of the Extraordinary Congress.

Information about the new IFI Statutes can be found here: https://www.icestocksport.com/2016/en/statuten-und-richtlinien/

The other rules and regulations mentioned in the press release can be found here:

Gender Equality Policy:
https://www.icestocksport.com/2016/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/IFI-GENDER-EQUALITY-POLICY.pdf

Policy Statement on Safeguarding from discrimination, harassment & abuse:
https://www.icestocksport.com/2016/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/IFI-Safeguarding-and-non-discrimination.pdf

Information on the Continental Associations:
https://www.icestocksport.com/2016/en/kontinentale-verbaende/

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